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Who Declared Amazon the Chief Rule-Maker? Rethinking Economic Development in the Wake of HQ2

Feb 4, 2019 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

This article originally appeared on siteselection.com. With Amazon’s scavenger hunt for a second (and third) headquarters now a thing of the past, lingering questions have been left in its wake, especially surrounding the water cooler aspects of the hunt. When did Amazon make the decision to split the project between two sites? Had it already … Continue reading Who Declared Amazon the Chief Rule-Maker? Rethinking Economic Development in the Wake of HQ2

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Cook: Indy Likely ‘Long-Shot’ One Year After Amazon Announcement

Sep 7, 2018 | KSMLA

This article originally appeared on InsideINdianaBusiness.com. A year after Amazon.com Inc. (NYSE: AMZN) announced plans for a second headquarters, a site selection expert believes Indianapolis remains a long-shot, despite putting together an “A-plus proposal.” KSM Location Advisors Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook says some of the factors weighing against Indianapolis are largely out of the city’s control, like … Continue reading Cook: Indy Likely ‘Long-Shot’ One Year After Amazon Announcement

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The Pitfalls of Being in the
Running for Amazon HQ2

Aug 2, 2018 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

This article originally appeared in Area Development. As we near the one-year mark since Amazon initiated its HQ2 search, the excitement and hoopla that greeted this economic development Super Bowl has given way to the criticism that’s inevitably foisted upon this sort of undertaking: The jobs, capital investment, and various other benefits are undeniable, but … Continue reading The Pitfalls of Being in the
Running for Amazon HQ2

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Amazon HQ2, Round 1: Snubs, Hype, and Dark Horses

Feb 13, 2018 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

This article originally appeared on trustbelt.com. With Amazon’s search for a second headquarters passing its first gauntlet – winnowing the list of potential winners from 238 to 20 – it seems like the perfect opportunity to take stock of where things stand. Takeaways after perusing the Top 20: Current favorite: Boston. While we’re sticking with Beantown, … Continue reading Amazon HQ2, Round 1: Snubs, Hype, and Dark Horses

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