This City Is Most Likely to Be Named Amazon’s Second Headquarters

Source: Time

By BRAD TUTTLE

March 6, 2018

HQ2 in D.C.? More and more, signs indicate that Seattle-based tech giant Amazon will choose the Washington, D.C., area for its much-hyped second headquarters, dubbed by Amazon as “HQ2.”

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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos obviously loves Washington, D.C. Bezos—the world’s richest man, with a net worth over $120 billion lately—is the owner of the Washington Post and last year bought a 27,000-square-foot former museum in the city to make into a second home.

Now it’s looking like Bezos could be spending even more time in the nation’s capital, as the Washington, D.C., metro area is increasingly looking like the frontrunner to land Amazon’s second headquarters—and the 50,000 high-paying jobs that come with it.

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