Denver makes the cut, included on Amazon’s short list of candidates for HQ2
The Seattle-based company received 238 bids from metropolitan areas across the U.S., Canada and Mexico
Amazon named Denver among 20 cities shortlisted as potential hosts for the retail giant’s second North American headquarters on Thursday.
The company, based in Seattle, said in a statement it received 238 bids from metropolitan areas across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
The 20 cities selected for the next phase of the process are: Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Indianapolis, IN; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Montgomery County, MD; Nashville, TN; Newark, NJ; New York City, NY; Northern Virginia, VA; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Raleigh, NC; Toronto, ON; Washington D.C.
“All the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity,” Amazon Public Policy spokeswoman Holly Sullivan said in a statement.
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