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Amazon’s second headquarters could push home prices up by nearly 30% in its host city — here’s why renters should be worried

Newark and Raleigh could see the largest hikes, while the longtime frontrunner, Washington, DC, would see only a 4% increase in home prices.
Dallas, Texas is one of the contenders.

Amazon is reportedly revisiting HQ2 contenders as it prepares to make its decision — here’s who’s left in the running

Amazon has reportedly revisited several of the cities shortlisted for HQ2 in the past few months, including New York City, Newark, and Chicago. 20 cities are still in the running, and Amazon is expected to announce a decision before the end of the year.

There’s more evidence that the race for Amazon’s HQ2 is still wide open

Amazon reportedly visited Miami, Chicago, New York City, Newark, and locations in the Washington, DC, area. With repeat visits to multiple sites on the short list, there's more evidence than ever that the Amazon HQ2 selection is not at all locked up.
A homeless person tries to stay warm at the entrance of a subway station near the White House in Washington, DC.

‘The city knows our core is rotten’: Some Washington, DC residents are ‘losing their minds’ over Amazon’s possible arriv...

As cities await the HQ2 announcement, some Washington, DC residents are concerned about the potential negative impacts on their communities, including an increase in congestion and lack of affordable housing.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the Economic Club of Washington DC's "Milestone Celebration Dinner."

Amazon says it will announce the location of its 2nd headquarters by the end of 2018, and it could massively impact the chosen city’s housing pr...

Jeff Bezos said on Thursday that the location of Amazon's second headquarters would be announced by the end of the year. And the housing market of the city that plays host to the new headquarters is likely to be hugely affected by its presence.
David Rubenstein.

Insiders are buzzing that northern Virginia could soon be awarded Amazon’s HQ2 as Jeff Bezos makes a high-profile visit to Washington, DC

The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Amazon could soon select northern Virginia as the location for its highly sought-after second headquarters, two sources told Business Insider.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos delivers remarks at a White House event in 2016.

Amazon HQ2 might be headed to Washington, DC, so we asked local startups what they thought about the move — here’s what they said

Amazon is close to announcing the location of its second North American headquarters. While many local startups value the company's ability to attract new talent, they share a few concerns.
The White House.

Amazon is on the brink of announcing HQ2 — here’s the site most likely to get it

Amazon announced its HQ2 project on September 7 in 2017. Promising to make its decision of what city it will be in by the end of the year, HQ2 has only a little bit longer to play itself out.
Boston is one of the 20 remaining contenders for Amazon's HQ2.

Amazon HQ2 candidates are going to great lengths to keep their plans secret

Amazon's HQ2 selection process has been surrounded in secrecy. Even some city officials are complaining that they have been left in the dark about their city's plans for incentives.

Amazon just scored a major win in Seattle, and it shows HQ2 is already doing what it was likely designed to do

Some experts say a major goal of Amazon's in planning a second headquarters is to improve the company's relationship with Seattle. By that measure, the benefits of HQ2 are already being reaped, even before the company has said where it's being built.