Under the new plan, the e-commerce giant will split the workforce with 25,000 employees in each city, the WSJ report https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-plans-to-split-hq2-evenly-between-two-cities-1541446552?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=3 said.
Speculation is also building that an announcement about which city will get HQ2 could come this month after Tuesday's midterm elections, according to the Washington Post story.
With just weeks left until its self-imposed deadline of year-end, Amazon is close to selecting two different cities for additional North American headquarters. Washington has consistently been identified as the likely victor by various pundits, economists and think tanks, most often citing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' ties to the area through his ownership of the Washington Post, a second home there and the growing importance of the federal government as both a customer and potential regulatory threat to Amazon.
Back in January, Pittsburgh was named one of the 20 potential cities being considered for HQ2.
Spokesmen for Amazon and realtor JBG Smith declined to comment for the WaPo report, as did Arlington County officials.
"And stop treating the NDA you signed like a used napkin", Grella tweeted. Such a move could also reduce the risk that Amazon's infusion of tens of thousands of workers into a city would have disruptive effects on housing, transportation or other urban issues.
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That is why we are increasingly positive on the expectation of reaching a deal", he said at a conference in London today. May's spokesman refused to confirm the report, calling it "speculation", according to Sky News .
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Trump, senior adviser to the president's 2020 campaign, said on Saturday that Democrats are scared because of Trump's results. Recent polls have suggested the GOP is likely to expand its presence in the Senate, while many House races are in dead heats.