1. The following metropolitan areas are still in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters:
    - Atlanta, Georgia
    - Austin, Texas
    - Boston, Massachusetts
    - Chicago, Illinois
    - Columbus, Ohio
    - Dallas, Texas
    - Denver, Colorado
    - Indianapolis, Indiana
    - Los Angeles, California
    - Miami, Florida
    - Montgomery County, Maryland
    - Nashville, Tennessee
    - Newark, New Jersey
    - New York City, New York
    - Northern Virginia, Virginia
    - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    - Raleigh, North Carolina
    - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    - Washington D.C.
  2. Amazon employees will spend the next several months diving into the remaining proposals. Company officials said Amazon’s decision will come this year.

    Amazon is headquartered in Seattle, but the companyannounced in September 2017 that it was seeking proposals to build its secondheadquarters somewhere in North America.

    Amazon officials said the company plans to invest $5 billionin its second headquarters, which will bring as many as 50,000 high-paying jobsto whichever metropolitan area it gets built in.

    “In addition to Amazon’s direct hiring and investment,construction and ongoing operation of Amazon HQ2 is expected to create tens of thousands of additional jobs and tens of billions of dollars in additional investment in the surrounding community,” Amazon employees said in a news release.
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