Approximately one-quarter mile from U.S. Route 301, the site is located in the county's population centers of Waldorf, White Plains, and La Plata, where the area's labor force within a 45-minute commute exceeds 1.3 million.
"The inventory of rental housing stock is growing", it said, with diagrams to show the number of new condos coming in future years and photos of tree-lined Toronto streets. "We think these are good investments for growth".
There is stiff competition across North American and across the country, with many bigger cities that may meet more of the preferences submitting proposals, but it's clear that many would like to see Amazon come to Spokane. The city is supporting a northwest IN plan led by Gary, but also sent IN a bid of its own. Officials said an 8-million-square-foot Amazon project would likely mean $75 million in linkage fees, payments commercial developers in Boston pay, that will be used for housing.
The Indy Chamber sent off the central IN bid on Tuesday, but isn't disclosing details.
The city said Northeast Ohio is encouraged to become involved in promoting Cleveland to Amazon by using the hashtag #AMAZONHQ2CLE.
Boston's proposal touts the city's world-class universities, tech companies and highly trained workforce.
In Birmingham, Alabama, giant Amazon boxes were placed throughout the city.
"We wanted to say to them, we know your business, we know how you're trying to grow your business", Barros said. "But from a cost perspective, the Northeast, New York, Boston, Connecticut, is a challenge".
"What is their assessment at Amazon as to whether that is going to be a huge factor that will hurt them because steps will be taken by the administration to punish them for even thinking about this", said Tory.