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Here are the cities that match Amazon’s wish list for its second headquarters

Posted by   /  September 8, 2017  /  1 Comment

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Amazon wants to build a second HQ and offered a checklist of what it’s looking for.

We matched some of the retailer’s key criteria to cities and states for comparison.

Based on those results, Amazon might want to give New York, Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco and Boston a close look.

Amazon just kicked off a location search for its second headquarters, and the retailer created a wish list to help find the perfect spot for its new campus.

In its proposal, Amazon said it’s looking for a city of more than 1 million people with an international airport, mass transit, quality higher education, an educated workforce and a solid business climate.

To help the world’s largest e-commerce company narrow down its search, CNBC looked at some of the key criteria the online retailer laid out in its pitch to cities and states.

The competition has already prompted local officials to tout their city’s appeal.

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  1. Jim Sanchez says:

    If it were me making the decision, Dallas would be my first choice. It ticks all the boxes and taxes are pretty low too.

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