Published On: Thu, Jan 18th, 2018

Amazon reveals tip 20 city possibilities for the second HQ


Amazon has reviewed a proposals from intensity claimant cities for a second North American domicile location, and it found 20 of those a many promising. The mayors of these tip 20 cities will now quarrel to a genocide in a Battle Royale-style island arena… er wait, no indeed they’ll only pierce on a subsequent apportionment of Amazon’s acquiescence phase, that includes serve offer analysis and operative directly with a claimant cities on removing some-more info.

Without serve ado, here are a cities that done a cut – 20 out of a sum of 238 strange applicants:

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Austin, TX
  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • Montgomery County, MD
  • Nashville, TN
  • Newark, NJ
  • New York City, NY
  • Northern Virginia, VA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Toronto, ON
  • Washington D.C.

Amazon says it expects to make a final preference about that gets a curtsy someday in 2018, so by a finish of this year. It also simplified in a recover that this will really be a loyal second HQ, rather than simply a sizeable satellite office, and will embody $5 billion in investment from Amazon, with a intensity to support as many as 50,000 “high-paying” jobs.

Toronto is a sole city to make a tip 20 outward of a U.S., notwithstanding strange field from a U.S., Canada and Mexico. Also, note that these are listed in alphabetical order: Don’t get any ideas, Atlanta.

Here’s a map of those locations if we wanted a some-more spatial view. Some people have remarkable that a Washington/Raleigh/Montgomery County cluster competence prove Amazon has a clever seductiveness in finale adult somewhere with tighten vicinity to a chair of U.S. supervision – though that doesn’t meant D.C. is indispensably a shoe-in: Some of a other cities will substantially do most improved in a dusk wear apportionment of a competition.

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