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The Kansas City mayor is positively reviewing Amazon products to promote his city for the new Amazon HQ

The Kansas City mayor is positively reviewing Amazon products to promote his city for the new Amazon HQ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

This Unexpected City Says It Has Everything Amazon Wants for a New Headquarters

Amazon had asked for tax incentives. Newark delivered. Kansas City’s mayor reviewed 1,000 products on Amazon. Basketball star Michael Jordan wrote a personal let.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 16th, 2017

Cities make last-ditch effort for Amazon headquarters

Kansas City's mayor gave five-star reviews to 1,000 random items on Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 18th, 2017

Kansas City’s Mayor Reviewed 1,000 Products on Amazon to Promote His HQ2 Bid

There's even an unboxing video. Game on. After Amazon announced it was plann.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 12th, 2017

In HQ2 bid, Atlanta suburb offers to make Jeff Bezos mayor of Amazon"s own city

Employees at Amazon's first headquarters in Seattle are now the focus of a targeted ad campaign urging them to build HQ2 outside Atlanta......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals21 hr. 27 min. ago

Documents: How Mayor Barry lobbied Jeff Bezos to build Amazon"s HQ2 in Nashville

"Nashville is at a point in the city's development where it is evolving from being one of the most attractive places to do business in [the] U.S. to an emerging global destination," the mayor said in a filmed message to Amazon officials......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2017

Welcome to Amazon, Georgia? The city of Stonecrest"s pitch for HQ2

Stonecrest, Georgia's pitch to Amazon offers something unique, Mayor Jason Lary says: A 345-acre slice of the town to create Amazon, Georgia, where CEO Jeff Bezos can become the mayor......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 31st, 2017

KC faces 238 competitors in Amazon HQ2 bid

Kansas City faces stiff competition in its quest to lure Amazon's second headquarters. The e-commerce giant announced it received 238 proposals from 54 states, provinces and districts in the United States, Canada and Mexico, the Puget Sound Business Journ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2017

Little Rock Officials Write A Break-Up Letter To Amazon

Mayor Mark Stodola had said his city would pursue a chance to become Amazon's second headquar.....»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 22nd, 2017

NYC mayor says Amazon is "very destructive to communities" hours after submitting a bid for the company"s second headquarters (AMZN)

Getty/Theo Wargo Amazon HQ2 proposals are due today. New York City just submitted its bid. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio was quoted: "Something different is happening now that is very destructive to communit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

NYC mayor says Amazon is ‘very destructive to communities’ hours after submitting a bid for the company"s second headquarters (AMZN)

Getty/Theo Wargo Amazon HQ2 proposals are due today. New York City just submitted its bid. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio was quoted: "Something different is happening now that is very destructive to communities," he said. ".....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

Red states, blue states: Which have a better chance of landing Amazon's HQ2? - Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarRed states, blue states: Which have a better chance of landing Amazon's HQ2?Kansas City StarIn Kansas, conservative tax policies have beset the state with budget woes and education financing that state courts consistently say is .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 7th, 2017

Jacksonville will attempt to land Amazon"s HQ2

Mayor Lenny Curry announced Friday that the city of Jacksonville will submit a proposal in an attempt to land Amazon's second headquarters, a city spokeswoman said Mayor Office Spokeswoman Marsha Oliver confirmed the city would seek to land the second.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2017

Frisco readying bids for 6 sites with ability to land Amazon"s HQ2

Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney and other city officials are putting together a city bid for Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), with six potential development sites along the Dallas North Tollway. The city is responding to a request-for-proposal issued by Se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2017

San Jose mayor talks Amazon HQ2, subsidies and the key for the city"s economic growth

San Jose, the 10th largest city in the country, has the capacity to be home Amazon's second headquarters. But it's not rolling out the red carpet for the ecommerce giant......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2017

Harrell orders Seattle to bid for Amazon"s second headquarters – but not with him as mayor

Harrell also signed an executive order opposing the King County youth detention center and an order aimed at targeting "filthy" areas of the city for quick clean-ups​......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2017

New York City slams "suburban office parks" in the $5 billion battle for Amazon"s new headquarters

Sarah JacobsNew York won't be left behind if it has anything to say about it. Alicia Glen, the city’s deputy mayor in charge of economic devlopment, told Bloomberg that the New York diversity of the city's econmoy an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 15th, 2017

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Wants Amazon, Despite Past Failures

The mayor of Boston voiced his excitement about bringing Amazon to the city, and denied that previous bid failures for the Olympics and the IndyCar race were relevant......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 13th, 2017

Does Greensboro have a shot at Amazon"s $5B second HQ?

Greensboro has joined the growing list of cities that want to be the new home for Amazon's proposed $5 billion second headquarters that could employ up to 50,000 people. On Thursday, Mayor Nancy Vaughn confirmed to Fox8 that the city had made its ap.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 8th, 2017

Mayor Walsh: Boston could ‘absolutely’ handle an Amazon headquarters

“If Amazon wants an East Coast headquarters I don’t see any city better in America than Boston, Massachusetts,” said Mayor Martin Walsh......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2017

Chicago officials have their eye on Amazon"s second HQ

In breaking but not shocking news, Chicago plans to apply for Amazon’s newly announced second headquarters. The City of Chicago will submit a proposal to be the home for Amazon’s “HQ2,” Grant Klinzman, economic development secretary for Mayor Rah.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2017