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Amazon’s bitter fight with Seattle over a new tax shows just how important HQ2 will be to the company

Amazon has criticized a new tax approved by Seattle's city council, calling it a "hostile approach" to business. The conflict is growing as Amazon goes full speed ahead with its plans to build its second headquarters.
A rendering of Amazon's new office building in Vancouver, Canada.

Amazon has been blamed for hurting the USPS — and now it’s moving into an old post office

Vancouver's former post office will soon become the home of an Amazon office development, which is expected to bring 3,000 jobs to the city. The announcement comes amid a controversial move by Amazon to halt its Seattle expansion and following Trump's accusations that Amazon has hurt the USPS.

7 horrible things that could happen to cities if they win Amazon’s HQ2 bid

Seattle — the home of Amazon's first headquarters — has seen the price of the tech giant's growth first-hand. These cost include a loss in tax money, rising home prices, increased traffic, and more.

New Jersey just unveiled its secretive bid for Amazon’s second headquarters — and it may reveal what the tech giant is looking for

The Newark bid for Amazon's second headquarters may reveal that civic projects — including a network for driverless cars and educational programs — may be attractive to the tech company.
Boston is the frontrunner for Amazon's HQ2, according to Wells Fargo's AI technology.

Amazon’s second headquarters will drive up housing costs — here’s exactly how much your rent will increase

Amazon's second headquarters will drive up housing costs. In Los Angeles, rents would rise 4.9%, or $52, on top of the expected increase of 3%, or $82, for those paying the city's median rent of $2,746.
Jeff Bezos's private jet frequents the Washington, DC area.

Flight records for Jeff Bezos’ $65 million private jet could reveal a clue about Amazon’s mysterious 2nd headquarters

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' private jet frequently flies to Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia.

The cities where homeowners will benefit the most if Amazon’s second headquarters lands there

Amazon's $5 billion second headquarters will likely raise home prices in the chosen city, which could be good news for homeowners.
Holly Sears Sullivan, 45, is leading Amazon's HQ2 search.

One woman is leading Amazon’s search for a new headquarters — and her past may reveal important clues about where it will be

Holly Sullivan, 45, is leading Amazon's HQ2 search, and she has strong ties to two cities that made the short list for the company's new headquarters.

Amazon officials are reportedly visiting New York City in April — here’s what the city proposed for HQ2

New York City's bid offers 62.5 million square feet of space across three boroughs.
Amazon's second headquarters, dubbed HQ2, could land in this area of Northern Virginia, adjacent to Dulles International Airport.

Evidence is mounting that Amazon’s HQ2 will land in ‘the bull’s-eye of America’s internet’

Evidence is mounting that Amazon's next headquarters, dubbed "HQ2," could land in an area of Northern Virginia where the company has been quietly expanding.