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Report: Amazon could release another HQ2 short list

Report: Amazon could release another HQ2 short list
Posted at 7:46 AM, Aug 07, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS -- Amazon could soon announce more finalists for its new headquarters, the second major one in the country, according tothe New York Times. 

The New York Times reported that there is "widespread speculation" Amazon could release another short list and cut the field again, beyond the 20 current finalists. 

"There is widespread speculation that the company could cut the field down again as soon as this month, asking for best-and-final offers," the article read. "Amazon has not offered any updates, and a spokesman declined to answer questions about the process or the company’s plans on the record."

Many cities don't release information about what financial incentives they've offered Amazon to entice it to come. Indianapolis is one of the 20 finalists and is one of the more secretive cities.

Indianapolis City-County Council member Jared Evans said he's been told "absolutely nothing" by the city about what's been offered. 

Indianapolis was once considered a very long shot to get the new Amazon headquarters, but there are just 20 (or fewer) cities left. 

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