Amazon Receives 238 Proposals for East Coast Headquarters

Amazon announced on Monday it has received 238 proposals from cities and  regions across North America vying to host the company’s second  headquarters. The Los Angeles Times reports that 54 states,  provinces, districts and territories in the United States, Canada and  Mexico were represented in the bids. 

The seven U.S. states that Amazon  said did not apply were Arkansas, Hawaii, Montana, North Dakota, South  Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in September  that the company plans to remain in its sprawling Seattle headquarters  and that the second one will be “a full equal” to it. The company will  invest more than $5 billion and create up to 50,000 jobs for “Amazon  HQ2.” 

Source:  Reuters