Amazon releases 20 finalist cities for second headquarters
19 January, 2018, 02:08 | Author: Martin Tyler
The online-retailer announced their top 20 candidates in a news release Thursday morning. The company has previously stated the second headquarters will hire as many as 50,000 full time employees with an average annual total compensation surpassing $100,000.
But that's not all. What are two of Amazon's top requirements? Some caution that having Amazon plunk itself down in your city is not for the faint hearted.
In all, Amazon received bids from 238 cities and regions across 54 states, provinces, district and territories across North America. Amazon's announcement only lists "Washington, D.C.", as a finalist, so it's unclear if it prefers one of the neighborhoods over another.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in a statement: "This is tremendous news for Montgomery County, our entire state, and further proof that Maryland is truly open for business".
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Amazon headquarters in Seattle. "But I've been told that it's going to be a busy next few weeks".
"I can understand that some Kansas Citians may be disappointed, but it's important to remember that as a result of this very collaborative effort, more people today know more great things about Kansas City than they ever did before", said Mayor Sly James.
Numerous successful finalists appeared to sell Amazon on a winning combination of available talent (particularly in the software/IT space), infrastructure (otherwise adding 50,000 new employees could spell gridlock), community vibe (presumably one that jibes with its Pacific Northwest roots) and financial incentives. Boston's offer includes $75 million for affordable housing for Amazon employees and others. "The city has stitched together land in Franklinton, Scioto Peninsula, around the Ohio State University campus and Easton that Amazon could use". Toronto is the lone non-U.S. location.
Amazon's second headquarters won't be in Kentucky. But the city thinks it can overcome that. In the South, Miami joins Atlanta in being considered.
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The de Blasio administration has stated the city is the best location for the headquarters because it has more Fortune 500 companies than any other city and 9,000 startups.
Possible negative: In the Big Apple, Amazon suddenly becomes just another big company. Cincinnati, which includes seven Kentucky counties in its metro area, was also knocked out.
Canada's business advantages include costs among the lowest in the G7, universal health care that lowers the cost to employers, stable banking systems, and a deep pool of highly educated prospective workers from both at home and overseas, according to Trudeau.
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The US move threatens the ability of the United Nations agency to meet its major obligations towards the Palestinian refugees. Despite the decision on the food aid pledge, she said: "We are the most generous country on the planet".
Murphy, who like Kennedy grew up in MA , also served several years under the Obama administration as ambassador to Germany . An ex-Goldman Sachs executive and former US ambassador to Germany , Murphy, a Democrat, takes the reins from former Gov.
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