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Bezos Says Amazon 2nd HQ Choice Will Come By End Of 2018: Report

Midtown, GA Patch
Bezos Says Amazon 2nd HQ Choice Will Come By End Of 2018: Report

Amazon will announce where they will locate their second headquarters by the end of this year, founder Jeff Bezos reportedly said Thursday. The Hill reported that Bezos said during an Economic Club of Washington, D.C. event that "we will answer the decision before the end of the year." Atlanta is widely considered to be one of the cities on Amazon's short list. In January, Atlanta was one of 20 finalists announced by Amazon in its search, but recent odds released released by online oddsmaker Bovada show Atlanta is only the sixth most-likely location for the new headquarters, which are expected to bring $5 billion in spending and 50,000 high-paying jobs to whichever area ends up getting the nod.