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We freaked out over Amazon’s HQ2 search. But it turned out to be for all the wrong reasons

A chalk depiction of the 238 proposals from cities and regions in 54 states, provinces, districts and territories across North America that Amazon received in regards to HQ2 locations.

Amazon isn't opening a "fully equal" headquarters to rival its Seattle campus, as it had said. Nor was it in search of lower taxes than Seattle offers. But we might pay some attention to what the company was really after.

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