One of the largest e-commerce platform Amazon is as of now working on its location or its second headquarter that is Crystal City, Virginia which is on the outskirts of the Washington DC in Virginia. The report revealed has “held advancements discussions” that are “more detailed” than similar tasks happening in some of the other candidate locations in the immediate region across the country.
The report says that the talks have also included discussion about which other buildings the company can occupy and how quickly it can be more employees there. It cites around two people “close to the process” which also indicates that Amazon could likely to move “several hundred employees” into a pair of office buildings within just the time span of nine months.
Some of the sources also reveal that the post that has made the announcement could come this month, which follows the midterm electronics next week. The paper also does some of the cautions that the company could be going to conduct “some of the other cities.
Amazon launched its bid for a second North American headquarters last year, with plans to invest around $5 billion and 50,000 jobs. In January, it announced that it had narrowed its pool of finalists down to 20 locations: Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Indianapolis, Indiana; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida; Montgomery County, Maryland; Nashville, Tennessee; Newark, New Jersey; New York City, New York; Northern Virginia, Virginia; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Raleigh, North Carolina; Toronto, Ontario, and Washington, DC.
Amazon is reportedly close to announcing its final decision, and while Washington DC has been rumored to be a frontrunner, Northern Virginia’s Crystal City located just minutes away.
“Ultimately the decision will be made with intuition after gathering and studying a lot of data — for a decision like that, as far as I know, the best way to make it is you collect as much data as you can, you immerse yourself in that data but then you make the decision with your heart,” Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said at a conference in New York on Thursday.
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