2017 Oct 26, 8:30am
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Denver is my guess.
I know Atlanta isn't all the bad, but man,
Are the central States legitimate contenders? I thought they were specifically looking for East Coast.
All this said, IL shoots itself in its own foot at the end of the day. While the cost of living is cheaper than the East coast, property taxes are a bear. And it's not getting better anytime soon. State taxes will very likely keep increasing as well. I want Chicago/IL to get it, but I'm also realistic and it's probably not happening.
I don't think that the bulk of them have to be near a shipping/warehouse hub
An Amazon salary in the South would fit that trend nicely and attract plenty of talent that is young enough to move around the country before they have settled down.
I know nothing about Montgomery County, M.D. but assume it's close to D.C.
an anonymous group of activists with roots in the Occupy movement has set up AtlantaAgainstAmazon.org
Fortune magazine agrees with me