Mayor wants Albuquerque to be home for Amazon second headquarters

Mayor wants Albuquerque to be home for Amazon second headquarters

Mayor wants Albuquerque to be home for Amazon second headquarters

"Amazon is looking for strong local and regional talent in software and related fields and is particularly interested in entrepreneurs who are seizing the opportunity of the digital economy", Stodola said in the post.

Senior (AMZN +0.5%) execs are weighing Boston as the location of its "HQ2" second headquarters, Bloomberg reports, though Amazon denies Beantown has any lead on anywhere else.

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Ramapo's town supervisor wants Amazon to build its new headquarters in town.

But "Bloomberg is incorrect - there are no front-runners at this point", the company tweets.

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Amazon said its new headquarters will cost $5 billion and create 50,000 jobs over the next 15 to 17 years. Criteria include a metropolitan area of at least one million people with an airport offering convenient flights to Seattle and Washington, D.C. But there has also been speculation that Amazon may consider a city in Canada or Mexico.

Sun Corridor, which has helped drive significant business investment into the Tucson and Southern Arizona region through primary job creation, has called a news conference tomorrow to make an announcement "regarding Amazon HQ2 project". Whichever city lands the coveted headquarters will likely see major economic benefits, as the company promises to bring with it 50,000 jobs. Proposals are due October 19 with Amazon scheduled to make a decision next year.

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