Amazon Does Dallas: Texas city tops new ranking for best HQ2 location

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Does North Texas have a real shot at luring Amazon's second headquarters - and up to 50,000 jobs - to the region?

Stay tuned. Amazon is now sifting through bids from 238 cities and regions in North America.

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Boston laid out its case in a 218-page document, focusing on Suffolk Downs as the potential site.

Boston came in second on the overall rankings, followed by a tie between Atlanta and Washington D.C.at number three, Chicago at number four and Atlanta at number five.

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Other cities fared better on attributes such as cultural fit and fiscal health. (Which actually isn't that low when you factor in transportation costs, but hey, this is a positive post.) Intriguingly, the Journal also says it conducted interviews with "people familiar with Amazon's thinking".

The WSJ/Green Street rundown also noted this: "Boston boasts a great sports-bar scene (10 professional-sports titles since 2000 will do that), and a millennial population that has grown about 9% since 2012". The city ranked worst for cost of living, though it scored higher than D.C. on that metric. The company is expected to make a decision next year, promptly killing this "virtual cottage industry" of Amazon HQ2 predictions and putting an end to the desperation and debasement of civic leaders around the country.

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