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The Great Hunt for Amazon HQ2: 3 Cities on Our Short List (via CIO Dive)

CIO Dive | Nov. 3, 2017 | by Naomi Eide, Samantha Ann Schwartz, Alex Hickey

On a sleepy September morning at 6:08 AM ET, a bombshell went over the wire: Amazon was planning to build a second North American headquarters, aptly named “Amazon HQ2.”

[…] The University Research Corridor, comprised of University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Wayne State, is one of “the nation’s top research clusters,” reports USA Today. Still, engineers and programmers are already stationed in the Motor City, and an influx of new tech talent could kickstart the struggling local economy while creating a new tech hub. […] READ MORE