Dallas is Making A Bid For New Amazon Headquarters

Amazon is looking for a location for their second headquarters,  Amazon has headquarters in Seattle but they are looking for new space. The company said they plan to build $5 Billion building a second headquarters which will bring 50,000 jobs to North America.  Amazon.com employs 20,000 people in Texas, currently building a third fulfillment center in Coppell and another one in Katy, TX    Amazon bought Austin-based Whole Foods Market.  All these ties in Texas would be a great option to build in the Lone Star State.

Mayor Mike Rawlings says Dallas would be the perfect spot. The retail giant says it will spend $5 billion on the building that would house 50,000 employees. bit.ly/2wcSC8q

Posted by FOX 4 News on Thursday, September 7, 2017

CEO and Founder of Jeff Bezos’ grandfather had a cattle ranch in Cotulla, Texas and as a kid, Bezos spent 10 summers working on the ranch.  Fun Fact: His cousin is George Strait.  That’s right!!

Read more:  Dallas News

The company will employ as many as 50,000 people at its second North American headquarters.

Posted by The Dallas Morning News on Thursday, September 7, 2017

Amazon released requirements for the new site:

  • An international airport within a 45-minute drive
  • Existing buildings of at least 500,00 square feet or open land of 100 acres
  • A highly educated tech workforce
  • A strong university system

 

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