On Dallas' Wish List: Amazon's Second Headquarters
Sep 11, 2017, 00:35
In the wake of news Amazon is planning a second, USA headquarters, a group of Kansas City organizations is tossing Kansas City's proverbial hat in the e-commerce giant's shopping cart.Amazon announced Thursday it plans to invest more than $5 billion in a new headquarters that could create as many as 50,000 jobs in which staffers would make $100,000 or more.
"C$3 onstruction and ongoing operation of Amazon HQ2 is expected to create tens of thousands of additional jobs and tens of billions of dollars in additional investment in the surrounding community".
"Vancouver's world-class tech ecosystem is chock-full of top talent, a prime gateway for global business, a green economy hub and consistently rated as a top liveable city", Robertson said in a statement. Proposals are due next month, with selection and announcement slated for 2018.
Mark that down as a rare area of agreement between Walsh and his best-known mayoral challenger, City Councilor Tito Jackson: "We should be thoughtful and see if this actually fits us".
On the other end of the political spectrum-which is really just farther to the left here in Seattle-the move is read as a classic corporate power play, meant to cow the city and extract concessions to pave the way for further growth.
"We check a lot of the boxes in terms of what they put out for their parameters", Cunningham said.
Amazon opened bidding Thursday on its "HQ2". Seattleites have built Amazon, and many more have been drawn here to work at the company, helping make this the fastest growing big city in the country, with all of the aches and stretch marks that entails. For every dollar invested by Amazon, an additional $1.40 was generated in the city's overall economy, according to Amazon.
Be able to attract top technical talent. Likely states could include several in the Midwest, where Amazon has many warehouses, as well as Texas, which is the base for the Whole Foods Market grocery chain it acquired this year.
"We recently had a labor analysis done that was released in June, and it showed that the skill level in IT and professional services were very strong", he said.
Amazon's announcement highlights how fast the e-commerce giant is expanding, and its need to find fresh talent to fuel that growth.
"Large metropolitan areas on the coasts, like Seattle, San Francisco, Boston, New York and Washington, are thriving economically, " Leonhardt wrote.
"One of our initiatives in Tulsa between the airport, the Chamber, the George Kaiser Foundation and other partners is to increase the number of direct flights out of Tulsa", Thorstenberg said. "Adding a second headquarters here is definitely a move we welcome". Incentives from local and state governments will be "significant factors in the decision-making process". But Tulsa has a great quality of life.
Amazon is perhaps only one of the few companies that greatly affect the place they set up shop in. "I think the president would appreciate that".
The company will accept project proposals until October 19, giving cities relatively little time to pull together complex plans.
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