• Amazon is likely to build two new offices - take a look at the controversial spectacle leading up to 'HQ2'

    5 days ago - By Chron

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    It's been 14 months since Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, declared its intention to build a second headquarters. Founded in Seattle some 23 years earlier, Amazon said it had gotten so big that it needed a second home base in another city.
    The company's year-long selection process had a decidedly sweepstakes-like feel to it. Amazon laid out its expectations for what it wanted in a second hometown and promised a bonanza of 50,000 jobs and a $5 billion investment to whichever lucky city it picked.
    City governments and officials scrambled to outdo each...
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  • Amazon is likely to build two new offices - take a look at the controversial spectacle leading up to 'HQ2'

    Amazon is likely to build two new offices - take a look at the controversial spectacle leading up to 'HQ2'

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    It's been 14 months since Amazon , the world's largest online retailer, declared its intention to build a second headquarters. Founded in Seattle some 23 years earlier, Amazon said it had gotten so big that it needed a second home base in another city.
    The company's year-long selection process had a decidedly sweepstakes-like feel to it. Amazon laid out its expectations for what it wanted in a second hometown and promised a bonanza of 50,000 jobs and a $5 billion investment to whichever lucky city it picked.
    City governments and officials scrambled to outdo each other and woo the online...
    Read more ...