3 Ways To Disarm The Next Local Subsidy Arms Race

By Anne Philpot and Michael Farren (November 21, 2018, 4:36 PM EST) -- Concluding a 14-month bidding war among 238 cities, Amazon recently announced that it will split its new headquarters, "HQ2," between New York City and Arlington, Virginia. Each location is projected to draw 25,000 jobs, with Nashville receiving an additional 5,000 at a new operations center.[1]

For all of the anticipation and incentives offered to the tech giant, Amazon's choices illustrate how little subsidies mattered in the final decision. Other factors including the availability of a skilled workforce, access to markets and synergies with other local industries were almost certainly more important. Amazon conceded this point in its announcement, stating four different...

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