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LA is on Amazon’s longlist for its HQ2. But Angelenos, is it something you want?




Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.
Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.
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Amazon has narrowed down the 238 location proposals to just 20 places and Los Angeles is one of them.

Besides the City of Angels, other contenders on the longlist include Austin, Newark, Miami, and Nashville.

The prize of hosting Amazon’s second headquarters, dubbed HQ2, comes with 50,000 jobs, plus all the ancillary businesses that would  spring up to take advantage of Amazon’s presence.

What do the 20 cities on the list tell us about what qualities Amazon is looking for in a second base? Angelenos, do you want Amazon to set up shop in this city? Call us at 866-893.5722 to let us know.

Guest:

Nathan Bomey, reporter for USA Today who’s been following Amazon’s search for a second headquarters