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Raleigh-Cary Area Makes Short List for Amazon’s New HQ

Cary, NC – Twenty cities may not seem like a “short” list but for the municipalities listed as finalists for the location of Amazon’s new North American headquarters, the competition feels much realer now than it did a month ago. Included on that list of finalists is the Raleigh metropolitan area, including Cary.

Amazon’s 20 finalists for its HQ2 location

Amazon announced last Autumn it is searching for a location for its second headquarters, promising up to 50,000 new high-paying jobs and $5 billion generated in construction. Their first headquarters are located in Seattle and, according to Amazon, generated $3.7 billion in capital investment and $25.7 billion paid to employees between 2010 and 2017.

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