Amazon on why its NYC campus fell through: “Look, the political climate was just really, really hard”

New York politics sent one of the most valuable companies in the world packing this week. A survey of Amazon representatives, lawmakers, public officials, lobbyists and others involved in the negotiations between Amazon, New York City and the state by the New York Times pieced together the final days of the efforts to finalize a deal for its now-scuttled Long Island City campus. The resulting picture is a company overwhelmed by New York’s political arena. …

SOURCE: The Real Deal New York – Read entire story here.