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Amazon’s HQ2 is expected to bring soaring housing prices — here are the cities that could be hit hardest

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Apr 2018

Amazon’s HQ2 is expected to bring soaring housing prices — here are the cities that could be hit hardest

Amazon’s second headquarters, called HQ2, will likely transform the city it comes to. Promising 50,000 workers and $5 billion in investment, HQ2 will likely increase rent and home prices in its chosen metro, according to housing experts. Cities including Columbus and Indianapolis could see less dramatic increases in housing prices. Miami and Boston could see more significant rises. In March, Seattle officials and business leaders  debated  whether Amazon...

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Where will Amazon’s new headquarters be? Web traffic clue points to this city

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Feb 2018

Where will Amazon’s new headquarters be? Web traffic clue points to this city

Another internet conspiracy led to speculation about the location of Amazon’s second headquarters. Readers of local news outlet ARL Now, which covers the Arlington, Virginia, area, noticed that an article about Arlington County winning the top environmental award from the U.S. Green Building Council received more than 6,000 page views in the last week. The ARLnow.com staff dug into the story’s analytics and found that...

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Amazon shortlists 20 cities for its new headquarters

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Jan 2018

Amazon shortlists 20 cities for its new headquarters

In the coming months, the company said it will work with each of the locations to “dive deeper” into their proposals, obtain more information and evaluate how the city could accommodate Amazon’s hiring plans and benefit its workers and the local community. Driven by Amazon’s promise of economic growth, local leaders in areas ranging from CT to Oklahoma vied to host the company, which is now based...

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Amazon interest in Boston site has towns hopeful

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Jan 2018

Amazon interest in Boston site has towns hopeful

Amazon is reportedly trying to secure 1 million square feet of office base from a Boston Seaport developer, according to published news reports and the company’s plan has local officials hopeful about the online shopping firm possibly building an 8 million square foot second headquarters at Union Point. Amazon is trying to secure 1 million square feet of office base from a Boston Seaport developer,...

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Amazon HQ2 Search Starts in Atlanta, Georgia?

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Dec 2017

Amazon HQ2 Search Starts in Atlanta, Georgia?

Earlier this year, Amazon created a lot of buzz among communities when it announced it was looking for a second home in North America, dubbed HQ2. With an anticipated investment of over $5 billion in construction and a workforce of around 50,000 people, HQ2 would a huge prize to any community. The company issued a RFP (Request for Proposal) for communities to apply to the company to consider...

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Exclusive Q&A: In Amazon’s Search For HQ2, Tech Workforce Will Be Key Factor

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Nov 2017

Exclusive Q&A: In Amazon’s Search For HQ2, Tech Workforce Will Be Key Factor

Lots of cities want Amazon to call their location home — even if it’s only a second home. After announcing the search for a city to host its second headquarters, the pure play giant received proposals from a remarkable 238 cities and regions across North America, all vying for the promised $5 billion in investment and 50,000 jobs that will come with being “Amazon HQ2.” While Amazon will...

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The battle for Amazon’s $5 billion headquarters has intensified— but these states don’t want to be involved

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Oct 2017

The battle for Amazon’s $5 billion headquarters has intensified— but these states don’t want to be involved

When Amazon announced in September that it will create a $5 billion headquarters and 50,000 jobs in an undetermined location, cities, states, and regions across North America rushed to explain why the company should pick them. Even before proposals were due on October 19, several cities — big and small — launched wacky stunts to promote their bids. Officials from Tucson, Arizona, for example, mailed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos a 21-foot-tall cactus,...

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