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DC Among Top 3 Contenders For Second Amazon Headquarters

Nov 15, 2017

DC is one of the frontrunners for the second Amazon headquarters, according to new analysis by The Wall Street Journal.

Amazon is aiming to construct a full-size campus comparable to the existing one in Seattle, occupying up to 8 million square feet, somewhere in the United States and virtually every major metro area is vying for the new headquarters. The Wall Street Journal’s analysis included interviews with people familiar with Amazon’s thinking and how they go about selecting new sites, and they also ranked cities based on the attributes that the company highlighted in its request for proposals, including fiscal health, the cost of living and the technology labor force.  Read the article.