Published: Sat, October 21, 2017
Economy | By Shawn Conner

Insane bids for Amazon headquarters location

Insane bids for Amazon headquarters location

Emphasizing Delaware's lower taxes, educated workforce and proximity to Philadelphia, Gov. John Carney submitted a proposal for Amazon to build its second North American headquarter in his state. Not to be upstaged, New York City made a proposal without incentives special for Amazon, though the state is expected to offer some, a spokesperson for the city's economic development corporation said on Wednesday.

The city's bid also proposes improvements to Bennington Street in East Boston and expanding the East Boston Greenway, a roughly $12 million to $16 million investment. Marie, Windsor, Hamilton, Ottawa-Gatineau and Simcoe County. He says the open process will probably produce a better deal for Amazon, but it definitely has turned cities into unpaid P-R consultants for the company, enhancing its image as a highly desirable corporate citizen.

19 that Charles County has submitted a proposal in response to the e-commerce based retailer Amazon's HQ2 Request for Proposal (RFP).

Gary could have a strong chance to get Amazon's attention, McDermott said, and the city has the necessary acreage, room for growth and an airport.

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Other Canadians bids are expected to include Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, Edmonton and Calgary.

However, one southern city might just house the key to winning the HQ2 race.

"Today was an exciting day", said Gann.

Some cities refuse to give in.

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Winnipeg said in its bid that existing federal and provincial tax credits would amount to $1.76-billion in cash incentives for Amazon, and said the City of Winnipeg "would be at the table" to discuss additional tax financing for its real estate development, which could achieve "significant savings for the project". And even if Amazon doesn't pick us, it certainly won't mitigate moore's powerful words.

But on Friday, Tory conceded that the city's scarcity of rental housing could be a serious knock against the bid, describing a recent meeting with a Silicon valley "titan" where "the first two questions that he and the fellow he brought with him asked were about housing".

Former Amazon executive James Thomson, who headed the business allowing outside companies to sell on Amazon's platform, said Friday he was more impressed by Toronto's bid than he had anticipated.

But Saxton said there is some risk to a bid not being public enough. The company said the second headquarters could bring around 50,000 new jobs to the chosen location.

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