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Amazon denies Bloomberg report that Boston has headquarters edge

Amazon denies Bloomberg report that Boston has headquarters edge”

Bloomberg is reporting Amazon executives are advocating for putting their second headquarters in Boston. Billionaire Dan Gilbert also announced he put together a task force to make an appeal.

Amazon already has a large distribution center in Concord and another center near Charlotte Douglas Airport. The new office is expected to add 900 jobs and will be close to General Electric's new headquarters.

Communities that think big and creatively when considering locations and real estate options.

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

Amazon is accepting proposals until October 19 and is expected to announce their new location in 2018.

Times whittling its list to three cities: Boston, Washington, and Denver.

"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. But, there are two questions it can't answer without information from potential host cities: What are they willing to give the company in incentives and tax breaks?



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