BREAKING: Amazon announces list of 20 cities as finalists for 2nd headquarters
Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc., which recently solicited proposals from locations interested in hosting the company’s proposed new headquarters, has narrowed their list of prospective locations to 20.
Proposals for the $5 billion project that is expected to create 50,000 jobs were submitted by 238 locations across the U.S. and Canada. While large markets such as New York, Boston, Chicago and Miami are vying for the project, smaller markets such as Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Memphis, Tennessee also submitted proposals, Bloomberg reported.
The finalists include:
– 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 plans to continue discussions with the finalist cities and announce a decision regarding the selected location later this year.
— ABC News (@ABC) January 18, 2018
Breaking News: Amazon named 20 finalists in the fierce contest for its second headquarters. The cities include existing tech hubs, and a few surprises. https://t.co/D0NAeNsZOB
— The New York Times (@nytimes) January 18, 2018
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