Left in the lurch by Amazon, Savanna managing partner and founder Chris Schlank had strong words for the state’s top political leaders. It was only a week before Savanna was set to sign a 1.5 million-square-foot lease with Amazon at One Court Square in Long Island City, that the e-commerce giant announced it was abandoning plans for a Queens campus, he said. Schlank’s firm now has less than a year to fill the 1.5 million-square-foot office tower, which is being vacated by Citigroup. Joking that he could go on about the scuttled Amazon deal for years, Schlank said that “The hubris that Cuomo showed and the weakness that be Blasio showed tacitly not wanting to put his name on Amazon because he likes the unions was terrible in so many ways.” McMillan was a fan; Schlank described the 28-acre project as feeling “Like middle America”; and Reuveni called it “Surreal and spectacular.” But the consensus was that despite a few buckets of cold water from critics, Related Companies and its partner Oxford Properties Group would “Kill it,” as Schlank put it. Schlank said more high-profile cases like Hudson Yards may be “The first you know about it,” but agreed the practice was common. Finally, in response to a question about how the Opportunity Zone program would effect new development, Schlank unleashed a jab at Anthony Scaramucci’s planned $3 billion fund.