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Amazon Plans to Build Second, ‘Equal’ Headquarters Outside Seattle

September 11, 2017

Amazon Plans to Build Second, ‘Equal’ Headquarters Outside Seattle

September 7, 2017 | Matt Day | Seattle Times

Amazon.com has outgrown Seattle.

The online retail giant, which employs about 40,000 people in the city after a hiring boom and urban build-out with little precedent in modern American history, is searching for a second home.

The company, still growing quickly in the city where it has been based for 22 years, said Thursday it would seek to place another headquarters somewhere in North America starting in 2019. Amazon says it expects to spend upward of $5 billion on a new corporate campus, and house as many as 50,000 employees there.

The new headquarters will “be a full equal” to Amazon’s Seattle base, chief executive Jeff Bezos said. “We’re excited to find a second home.”

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