At least 12 North Texas cities vying for Amazon’s second headquarters

More than a dozen North Texas cities will be included in a regional pitch to lure Amazon’s second headquarters, and several of those cities will submit multiple locations.

North Texas will collectively submit one unified response to Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) for the approximately $5 billion project. The Seattle-based e-commerce goliath is accepting bids from cities across North America for the project and the roughly 50,000 highly-paid jobs that will come with the headquarters.

The Dallas Regional Chamber declined to say which cities or even how many cities have indicated a desire to be considered for what Amazon has dubbed HQ2. But city, economic development and real estate industry sources estimate 12 to 14 North Texas cities want to be considered and each has one or more viable sites.

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