It's actually not as complicated as we thought. Never hurts to try, right?

As we previously posted, Amazon is looking to build a second headquarters somewhere int he United States. Per their website, here are the details:

Amazon Seattle HQ
Direct [1]Number of buildings33
Square feet8.1 million
Local retail within Amazon headquarters24 restaurants/cafes + 8 other services
Amazon employees40,000+
Capital investment (buildings & infrastructure)$3.7 billion
Operational expenditures (utilities & maintenance)$1.4 billion
Compensation to employees$25.7 billion
Number of annual hotel nights by visiting Amazonians and guests233,000 (2016)
Amount paid into the city’s public transportation system as employees’ transportation benefit$43 million
Indirect [2]Additional jobs created in the city as a result of Amazon’s direct investments53,000
Additional investments in the local economy as a result of Amazon’s direct investments$38 billion
Increase in personal income by non-Amazon employees as a result of Amazon’s direct investments$17 billion
OtherIncrease in Fortune 500 companies with engineering/R&D centers in SeattleFrom 7 in 2010 to 31 in 2017

So, why wouldn't Flint be a prime spot for this? I'm all about using (what I call) Flint pity as a reason for this. Our city has been through hell in a hand basket over the last few years, and that's not even including the GM exit.

We're serious about it - are you? You can submit a proposal HERE. 

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