SEATTLE — After going through hundreds of proposals, Amazon has narrowed its choice for its second headquarters down to 20 cities.
The cities will move to the next phase of the selection process.
No Washington state cities made the list. Though we don't know exactly why Washington cities weren't picked, click here to read about the city's attempt to get on the short list.
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Amazon chose the 20 cities after reviewing 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
They are listed in alphabetical order.
- Atlanta, GA
- Austin, TX
- Boston, MA
- Chicago, IL
- Columbus, OH
- Dallas, TX
- Denver, CO
- Indianapolis, IN
- Los Angeles, CA
- Miami, FL
- Montgomery County, MD
- Nashville, TN
- Newark, NJ
- New York City, NY
- Northern Virginia, VA
- Philadelphia, PA
- Pittsburgh, PA
- Raleigh, NC
- Toronto, ON
- Washington D.C.
The online retailer said it expects to create as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs and invest more than $5 billion in the city where it opens its HQ2, which will be a full equal to its Seattle headquarters.
Snohomish and King Counties offered up their collective regions, along with the Tulalip Tribes. Cities included Arlington, Marysville, Bellevue, Bothell, Everett, Kenmore, Renton, Lynnwood and Tukwila.
Pierce County and Tacoma also tried to woo Amazon to build its second headquarters there.
The company expects to make a decision this year.
A news release from the company outlined what will happen next.
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