Aggieland Angling for $5 Billion Amazon HQ2 Project on Former Alcoa Land Parcel

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Amazon BuildingSource: City of Rockdale

Amazon HQ2 will be Amazon’s second headquarters in North America. We expect to invest over $5 billion in construction and grow this second headquarters to include as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs – it will be a full equal to their current campus in Seattle. In addition to Amazon’s direct hiring and investment, construction and ongoing operation of Amazon HQ2 is expected to create tens of thousands of additional jobs and tens of billions of dollars in additional investment in the surrounding community.

Milam County, along with local Economic Development groups and several key leaders is submitting a proposal to Amazon in response to their Request for Proposals (RFP) for its second corporate headquarters (HQ2).

“This small but determined team has been working for six weeks to put together a big proposal for arguably the biggest single project in the history of Milam County and the…

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