NYC Among 20 Finalist Cities For Amazon's Second Headquarters

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Gerber said the city is aggressively marketing the 157 acres of North Mare Island and the exposure from submitting an application to Amazon will only help.

The Seattle-based company set off fierce competition last fall when it announced that it was looking for a second home, promising 50,000 jobs and construction spending of more than $5 billion.

Grand Rapids submitted a 108-page document to Amazon to make its case but also did not make the cut.

"We will certainly be ready to be in the game when we find out if that's a possibility", Sweeney said. "But let's remind ourselves that this is only the beginning". Ocean State officials still hope to get in on possible action. So far, their reaction has been one of excitement. "We're proud of the great work done by our regional cities and leaders". That makes it one of three areas in the vicinity of Washington, D.C. She said the government has been supporting post-secondary institutions to broaden their training offerings outside of the traditional energy market jobs. "And hopefully we make it to the finals".

"It's great to be on Amazon's list of finalists as they consider the location of their second headquarters".

At a formal presentation of Philly's proposal, held at the Barnes Foundation in October, Kenney due to its talent pool, affordability and strategic location along the Northeast corridor.

Amazon's process for determining a location created a bidding war among cities in North America.

"I believe this is a wake-up call for Houston", CEO Bob Harvey said in a statement. "And, just the cool vibe that's down there with Urban Outfitters and all the other companies that are there". You know the city staff they don't care, they are anti-car. But numerous state and local governments competing for the headquarters have refused to disclose the tax breaks or other financial incentives they offered.

"But Toronto had an incredibly respectful, co-ordinated, collaborative proposal that really highlighted our strengths and didn't give away anything other than an offer to partner and be a good location".

Epps declined to discuss Philadelphia's financial incentives on Thursday. They said inquiries made to Amazon immediately after its original announcement were met with interest.

The addition of an Amazon headquarters would place the Circle City as a world business destination, likely attracting many other businesses, suppliers, and talent in its wake.

Amazon said it now expects to hold discussions with the remaining metro areas to "keep exploring opportunities". The St. Louis region was not among the finalists in a nationwide search.

Holly Sullivan, an official with Amazon Public Policy, said in a statement that information collected through HQ2 proposals could be used to identify areas for other Amazon projects. "All the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity".

The facility is expected to bring as many as 50,000 new high-paying jobs. Hughen added that the knowledge base in Austin seems to be able to support the kind of challenge a new Amazon headquarters will present.

The company had stipulated that it wanted to be near a metropolitan area with more than 1 million people; be able to attract top technical talent; be within 45 minutes of an worldwide airport; have direct access to mass transit; and be able to expand the headquarters to as much as 8 million square feet in the next decade.

Others went straight to the grieving process, like Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown who expressed disappointment in Amazon's decision.

Its location places it within driving distance of both NY and Washington, the nation's financial and governmental centers. "Maybe they'll roll out and decide to stay here and can start companies or join other companies and startups".

Los Angeles was the only West Coast city that made the list. "We will never stop emphasizing that New Hampshire is open for business, open for workers, and open for opportunity". People want to come here.

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