28 Oct '17, 6pm

Companies everywhere are freaking out over Amazon's new headquarters.

Companies everywhere are freaking out over Amazon's new headquarters.

Mr. Jeff Besos has caused a straight-up frenzy on the internet by allowing cities in North America bid to be the next location for Amazon’s second headquarters. The bidding ended yesterday and let me tell you that most of these cities went above and beyond to get Besos’ attention. While each city surely put a great deal of time and consideration into their bids, there were definitely some attention-seeking antics that made my skin crawl. So what’s the deal with Amazon HQ2? Well, it’s going to cost about $5 billion and supposedly employ about 50,000 people . The new headquarters will house an army of skilled, white-collar workers rumored to have an average salary of more than $100,000 per year. What is Amazon looking at when they make this decision? According to the financial services company Moody’s Analytics, there are five key factors to look at when selecting Amazon’s n...

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