Amazon announces 20 finalist locations for its second headquarters

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Amazon Company has narrowed its search for finalizing its second headquarters down to 20 locations

The Amazon Company has narrowed the search for finalizing its second headquarters down to the 20 locations. Now finally down to the list, the company claimed that it is planning to dive deeper into the proposals and it is evaluating to find out whether these locations could support the firm’s plan to add up to around 50000 of the jobs. Well, the final list is actually full of the expected choices. In fact, the company is primarily looking at the metro areas where there are lots of people, transit provisions as well as the access to the airports. Last year the company had received bids from some of the 238 cities and also the regions from across 54 of the states, provinces, districts as well as the territories from all across North America.

The firm would be spending around $ 5 billion in location where it has developed its second headquarters

 At that time, the spokesperson of the company stated that they would be making their decision by the year 2018.The firm would be spending around $ 5 billion in the location where it has developed its second headquarters and it will be employing around 50,000 of the people there. The online retailing giant cleared out that after looking at 238 of the proposals, the potential locations will be including some of the tech strong places like the Boston and the New York too and also some of the other contenders would include the Washington DC, Chicago, Ohio, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Columbus along with the West Coast city to make up the list.

 All the finalist locations tend towards the Midwest area, South and the East Coast

Sorting out from the list of 283 locations to 20 was quite tough said Holly Sullivan who looks over the Amazon’s public policy. All the finalist locations tend towards the Midwest area, South, and the East Coast. The Silicon Valley in the Los Angeles was the only city on the west coast that could make up to the list of final 20.The Washington area was capable of pulling three of the finalists alone.

This Seattle based firm’s new offices would be costing it around $ 5 billion for the development

Well, this Seattle based firm’s new offices would be costing it around $ 5 billion for the development and it will be employing around 50000 of the people. The company claimed that it will be making a final decision about which location would be getting the nod sometimes by the end of the year 2018.It has also clarified in one of its press releases that it will definitely be the true second HQ too and not just a simply sizeable satellite office which will be including the $ 5 billion of the investments from the Amazon along with its potential to support more than 50000 of the high paying jobs.

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