After more than a year of fielding corporate subsidy offers and humiliating gestures from desperate elected officials, Amazon is reportedly nearing a final decision for its widely-hyped second headquarters.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon will split its much-anticipated HQ2 between two yet-to-be-named cities. Company founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos already had several connections to the Washington area.
Mayor Hogsett says he expects Amazon's decision soon after the midterm elections Tuesday so that the five billion dollar bombshell doesn't change any political races for the victor or the loser locations.
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The bidding for Amazon has been intense since the company announced plans to build a second headquarters away from its Seattle hub. The District, Northern Virginia and Montgomery are among the 20 finalists and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser launched a joint-effort to land the online-retail behemoth in the DMV.
This is a developing story - check back for additional details. When Amazon released the original call for applications last September, property owners in 23 different neighborhoods-including Williamsburg and Sunset Park-cobbled together proposals at the request of the New York City Economic Development Corporation.