This past September, Amazon announced plans to build a second headquarters to complement its existing Seattle location. Since then, cities across North America have been scrambling to draw the attention of the tech giant in hopes that they’d become the chosen location for HQ2. By the time submissions closed in mid-October, Amazon had received more than 200 proposals from the United States, Canada and Mexico.
With Amazon investing $5 billion in new construction and filling the campus with 50,000 employees, its presence will be a major boon for one fortunate city. Many speculators believe the company will stay domestic, so we asked members of the Forbes Agency Council which U.S. location makes the most sense for Amazon to build its second home in and why. Here’s what they had to say.
…Greater Los Angeles Area