Amazon Says It Has Received 238 Proposals for 2nd Headquarters

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Amazon says it received 238 proposals from cities and regions hoping to be the home of the company's second headquarters.

The online retailer kicked off its hunt for a second headquarters in September, promising to bring 50,000 new jobs and spend up to $5 billion.

Proposals from cities, states and regions were due last week, and Amazon made clear that tax breaks and grants would be a big deciding factor on where it chooses to land.

The San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation identified four potential sites that could house HQ2.

They include a site in Mission Valley, a few locations downtown, the Milennia development in Chula Vista and the Frontera Business Park by the U.S.-Mexico border.

The Chula Vista City Council approved incentives including a shovel-ready office location at the Millenia Development on Millenia Avenue and Birch Road as well as $10 million in development fees that would be forgiven. On top of that offer, the city would pay back property taxes for 30 years..

Amazon has said that it will announce a decision sometime next year.

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