The Amazon HQ2 selection has been nothing if not exciting to watch. Like a battle royal wrestling match, we waited with bated breath, as 238 cities were gradually disqualified to leave just one standing. Which made it all the more shocking when Amazon announced that two cities would share the title of HQ2: Crystal City, VA, in the Greater Washington D.C. area and Long Island City, Queens, in the Greater New York City area.
A major factor in this decision was available talent. Hiring 50,000 qualified employees is no small feat, and splitting the