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Rob Speyer Is Very Happy About Amazon

Commercial Observer November 13, 2018

Among the mandarins of the real estate industry who saw the potential in western Queens long before Jeff Bezos ever did, few people made as big a bet as Rob Speyer, the president and chief executive officer of Tishman Speyer. The developer put the finishing touches on Jackson Park, its three-building, 1,871-unit high-rise residential complex at 2810, 2830 and 2840 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City this year. Across the street from Jackson Park, Speyer is currently putting up yet another massive project—the two-towered, 1.1 million-square-foot office complex known as The Jacx, which is slated to be finished in 2019. And few people seemed as chipper as Speyer on hearing the news that Amazon was making Long Island City the site of its hotly anticipated second headquarters. 

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