CenterState sees Syracuse area benefiting from Amazon HQ in NYC

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Syracuse, N.Y. ( -- Amazon isn't putting its new corporate headquarters in Central New York, but one of the area's top economic development officials thinks the company's selection of Long Island City in Queens will be good for the region.

"It's great for New York State," said Robert Simpson, president of CenterState CEO, the region's economic planning and development organization. "It reinforces New York State is a place that has a really deep talent pool and can compete."


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