Will Amazon pick Austin for its HQ2 in 2018?

Austin is on a shortlist of 20 places Amazon is considering for the location of its second North American headquarters.

Austin is on a shortlist of 20 places Amazon is considering for the location of its second North American headquarters.

What We Reported


Austin, like 238 other North American cities, submitted a proposal to host  Amazon.com Inc.’s second headquarters, or HQ2.

The Latest


Amazon named Austin and Dallas as two of 20 finalists for the company’s potential second headquarters in an announcement Jan. 18. The finalists include 18 cities—one in Canada—one county and one geographical area, each with varying populations and sizes.

What’s Next


Amazon aims to make a decision this year as to where it will locate its $5 billion investment.

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