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7 horrible things that could happen to cities if they win Amazon’s HQ2 bid

Cities and states are coughing up billions of dollars in incentives to win the bid for Amazon’s second headquarters, dubbed HQ2. The tech giant has promised that the $US5 billion campus will bring economic prosperity to its chosen location. Seattle – where Amazon planted its first headquarters in the late […]
7 horrible things that could happen to cities if they win Amazon’s HQ2 bid
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Newark, New Jersey is moving forward on its $1 billion bid for Amazon’s second headquarters — and it may reveal what the tech giant is looking for

Amazonis narrowing down the search for the home of its $US5 billionsecond headquarters, called HQ2. In January, the company selected20 metros across North Americaas finalists. One of the biggest underdogs is Newark, New Jersey, a city with an economy that hasstruggled to recoverfrom the 2008 recession. To sweeten the deal […]
Newark, New Jersey is moving forward on its $1 billion bid for Amazon’s second headquarters — and it may reveal what the tech giant is looking for