uggs childrens Amazon’s top city picks for new headquarters
(WWLP/WFLA) Amazon has announced its top city picks to house its second headquarters, and Boston has made the short list.
The company announced Thursday it narrowed the list to 20 potential locations.
is a great statement about the quality of life, the quality of the workforce, and the quality of the people and the institutions that make up Massachusetts, Governor Charlie Baker said after the announcement.
Governor Baker submitted statewide proposal
Amazon’s current headquarters is in Seattle, but it announced in September that it planned to expand. The company says it expects to invest more than $5 billion in the city and add 50,
000 high paying jobs. Cities submitted bids and proposals in October.
Amazon got applications from more than 200 cities across North America, all hoping to reel in $50,000 high paying jobs plus a great added bonus of forming a relationship with one of the world’s most well known companies.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker entered the entire state into the running to host HQ2, in an extensive statewide proposal.
Massachusetts included more than 20 cities for consideration in its original proposal, including Holyoke, Lee and Pittsfield,
but they are no longer in the running.