Amazon’s second headquarters will be built in a city with these 9 qualities—Learn how Austin fares
It is official: Amazon is looking for a city to host its second headquarters, and Austin-area economic development officials intend to court the tech giant to Central Texas. The online shopping and technology giant announced the plans earlier this week. The process for submitting proposals opened Thursday, Sept. 7, and will close on Thursday, Oct. 19. Amazon estimates the new headquarters will result in a $5 billion investment and bring 50,000 high-paying jobs to the city that lands the project. According to Amazon documents, it is estimated that Amazon’s Seattle headquarters brought an additional $38 billion to the local economy between 2010 and 2016.