Finding a city for Amazon's second HQ — Business Report

West Michigan aiming for Amazon's HQ2

West Michigan aiming for Amazon's HQ2

Ullman says he plans to fill out the proposal and hope for the best.

Said Cotham, "I am an optimist but I think our airport is the key that is going to set us apart".

The new headquarters would result in 50,000 new jobs, according to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who tweeted in support of the deal.

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An online retail giant could be looking to open their second headquarters in MA. But global consumer chief Jeff Wilke objected and said the new location should be in the United States, the person said. Amazon wants a city of at least 1 million residents.

The numbers are staggering and leaders say they plan to spend more than $5 billion on a new corporate campus equal to the one in Seattle, Washington. Politicians around the country and in Canada eagerly expressed interest.

Amazon is accepting proposals until October 19 and is expected to announce their new location in 2018.

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Amazon officials say they're looking for cities with more than a million people in urban or suburban spots with the potential to attract and keep quality technical talent. What's more, Austin is home to Whole Foods, recently acquired by Amazon for $13.7 billion. High costs of living cut San Francisco and San Jose.

Bloomberg reports that "several senior Amazon.com Inc. executives" are advocating for the company to choose Boston based on several factors, including Harvard University and MIT in Cambridge, and that Boston's cost of living, while high, is lower than other major USA cities.

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