Here was the press release intro:
Amazon today announced plans to open Amazon HQ2, a second company headquarters in North America. Amazon expects to invest over $5 billion in construction and grow this second headquarters to include as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs.
Then mayors and governors lost their ever loving minds. $5B and 50k tech jobs. Sign me up. Let me tell you how awesome our town is.
But it doesn’t really work like that. All of those towns scrambling to come up with tax incentives? It’s all show. They’re 10 years too late. At least. The talent and