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Boston Makes the Shortlist for Amazon's HQ2

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After months of deliberation, Amazon has narrowed its list of contenders for its second headquarters down from 238 cities to 20.

"Getting from 238 to 20 was very tough - all the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity," Holly Sullivan of Amazon Public Policy said in a statement. "Through this process we learned about many new [...]

The Silver Lining for Rejected Amazon HQ2 Finalists

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It was no secret that e-commerce giant, Amazon, was looking for its second headquarters among major U.S. cities. Unfortunately, or fortunately, depending on your perspective on the idea, all of the finalists could not share the new jobs and billions predicted to inundate the local economy. Amazon chose Arlington, a northern city in Virginia and NYC to split the home of their HQ2. However, many of the areas considered, but ultimately rejected, are expected to outperform the national average over the coming year. This comes even as the overall market is slowing. 

Jeff Bezos has an Impressive Real Estate Portfolio– But For How Long?

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Jeff Bezos has been all over the news as of late due to his impending divorce. The wealthiest man in the world, Bezos has made his fortune with a little-known company by the name of Amazon. Although his real estate holdings comprise but a small fraction ($84 million out of $137 billion comes out to 0.613 percent) of his vast riches, there is [...]