Amazon.com Inc.’s open competition for its second headquarters triggered an extraordinary response with the tech giant saying 238 cities and regions had bid for the project its expects to be worth $5 billion over nearly 20 years.
The proposals, from 54 states, provinces, districts and territories, were announced on Monday. Only seven U.S. states don’t have a location participating in the beauty contest. Amazon, now based in Seattle, didn’t name any of the bidders or say when it would come up with a short list of finalists.
Source : WSJ