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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.
Venture-capital value (bars) and number of deals (line) in 2016 in various metropolitan areas.

Amazon’s HQ2 competition is pushing ‘loser’ cities to become the next Silicon Valley — but some experts say it’s a dange...

Several cities that didn't make the cut for Amazon's second headquarters are aiming to become the next big tech hub, based on Amazon's criticism in postmortem calls. But some urban-planning experts say that it can be a big gamble to take Amazon's advice.

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.