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Amazon reveals top 20 city candidates for its second HQ

Amazon reveals top 20 city candidates for its second HQ
From TechCrunch - January 18, 2018

Amazon has reviewed the proposals from potential candidate cities for its second North American headquarters location, and it found 20 of those the most promising. The mayors of these top 20 cities will now fight to the death in a Battle Royale-style island arena er wait, no actually theyll just move on the next portion of Amazons submission phase, which includes further proposal evaluation and working directly with the candidate cities on getting more info.

Without further ado, here are the cities that made the cut20 out of a total of 238 original applicants:

Amazon says it expects to make a final decision about which gets the nod sometime in 2018, so by the end of this year. It also clarified in its release that this will definitely be a true second HQ, rather than simply a sizeable satellite office, and will include $5 billion in investment from Amazon, with the potential to support as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs.

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