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May 16, 2018

Texas city says it's off Amazon HQ2 short list

  • Arlington's mayor said the city offered $921 million in incentives and the chance for Amazon to “come in here and build a downtown."
  • ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The city of Arlington says it's “no longer moving forward” in the competition to become Amazon's second headquarters, and released details of the incentives it offered the online retailer.

    Arlington said Tuesday it had been “one of the very select finalists in North Texas asked by Amazon to make an in-person pitch to company executives and provide a site visit for our proposed HQ2 site.” But it said it was no longer involved.

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