Earlier this week, Amazon announced that its HQ2 would be split between two different cities: New York City and Crystal City, Virginia. The news left Dallas, Austin, and fifteen other cities that made the shortlist snubbed. (Nashville, which got a regional operations center out of the deal, landed a consolation prize.) Shortly after the announcement was made, Dallas—along with a number of other cities—revealed what it had offered to Amazon in… Read Story
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