The Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. released a heavily redacted 79-page document, entitled “Welcome to Your New Frontier.”
Amazon needs a home for its second headquarters and 50,000 new jobs. Colorado's in the running. Have questions? We're carrying KUOW's podcast series life with Amazon, and linking to a Facebook discussion.
"If we don't have the infrastructure, then in a funny way it's almost like I've been working against myself," Gov. John Hickenlooper said.
Amazon is looking for a second home and North American cities are salivating to enter the new headquarters dating game. The prize? Fifty-thousand jobs.
The deadline for proposals is Oct. 19, 2017, with a final site selection and announcement coming in 2018.
In his monthly conversation with Colorado Matters John Hickenlooper also spoke about immigration and the state's effort to land a new Amazon headquarters.
The race is on to land the online retailer's second headquarters. The prize is 50,000 new jobs and $5 billion in economic development.
Meanwhile, Republican state lawmakers want Colorado to repeal the law that requires online companies to pay the state sales tax or pass the cost to their customers.