Amazon Plans To Split HQ2 Between 2 Cities

The Amazon Spheres are seen from Lenora Street the Space Needle in the background at AmazonÕs Seattle headquarters in Seattle

Amazon in 'advanced talks' to build new HQ near DC

It was a little over a year ago when Amazon announced it would be looking to build a second headquarters somewhere in North America, in turn kicking off an unofficial competition with cities biding to lure the internet giant with tax and other incentives.

But HQ2 may not actually equal Amazon's original Seattle campus - or really be a headquarters at all.

At the time of writing, the Wall Street Journal has reported that Amazon may be splitting its future HQ2 across two cities, with 25,000 employees in each.

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The rumored front-runner location in Northern Virginia is in Crystal City.

A decision and announcement could come as soon as this week, according to the newspaper. Amazon's requirements included a metropolitan area with more than 1 million people, close access to an worldwide airport, and "a stable and business-friendly environment" offering "urban or suburban locations with the potential to attract and retain strong technical talent". Bezos owns the Washington Post and a home in the prominent Kalorama neighborhood.

While Amazon's rise has been applauded by many, it has not been without local critics in Seattle who say the influx of mostly well-heeled tech workers caused housing prices to skyrocket, clogged the streets with traffic and changed the city for the worse.

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"Typically, the CEO and the senior staff actually visit the specific sites late in the process", said John Boyd, a New Jersey relocation consultant.

There has been recent conflicting reports on where Amazon will park it. Shortly after the Post published its story, Mike Grella, Amazon's economic development director posted on Twitter, "Memo to the genius leaking info about Crystal City, VA as #HQ2 selection".

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