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Amazon Unveils Top 20 List for HQ2 Location—Did Your Hometown Make the Cut?

Thu January 18, 2018 - National Edition
Emily Buenzle


In 2017, more than 230 cities stepped up to the plate with proposal packages including tax incentives and more to vie for the retail giant to choose them for its HQ2.
In 2017, more than 230 cities stepped up to the plate with proposal packages including tax incentives and more to vie for the retail giant to choose them for its HQ2.

Amazon announced Jan. 18 that it has chosen 20 potential locations for its new headquarters.

In 2017, more than 230 cities stepped up to the plate with proposal packages including tax incentives and more to vie for the retail giant to choose them for its HQ2. In return, Amazon promised an investment of $5 billion to build HQ2 and 50,000 jobs, NBC News reported.

Amazon said it plans to work with the 20 possible locations to take a closer look at their proposals and gain more knowledge so it can determine which city will ultimately be the best fit, NBC News reported.

The finalists include:

Atlanta

Austin

Boston

Chicago

Columbus

Dallas

Denver

Indianapolis

Los Angeles

Miami

Montgomery County, Md.

Nashville

Newark, N.J.

New York City

Northern Virginia

Philadelphia

Pittsburgh

Raleigh

Toronto

Washington D.C.