As more than 150 announced communities offer pitches to be Amazon HQ2, Seattle Times economics columnist Jon Talton discusses living with the tech giant and the competition to be its second headquarters.
On Thursday, Seattle Times economics columnist Jon Talton joined Atlanta Journal-Constitution business columnist Matt Kempner in a Facebook Live event to discuss Amazon and its search for a second headquarters.
Watch the replay here:
Topics they touched on:
What cities might likely be on Amazon’s list (including whether Atlanta might have a decent chance).
What it’s like to live in the tech giant’s company town. The good and the bad.
What kind of jobs might be offered at Amazon HQ2.
Whether multibillion-dollar government incentives for Amazon HQ2 are a good thing.
To get a sense of the communities competing to be Amazon HQ2, here’s an interactive map:
Here are a few of the many Seattle Times stories on Amazon: