16 cities fighting for Amazon's new HQ2

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After Amazon announced plans to build a second North American headquarters — dubbed HQ2 — a number of cities expressed interest in submitting bid proposals, reports CNBC.

In its request for proposals, Amazon said it wanted to establish HQ2 in a city with more than 1 million people and that has access to an international airport, mass transit, quality higher education, a highly educated workforce and a business-friendly environment.

Here are 16 cities, listed in alphabetical order, vying for Amazon's HQ2, according to a separate report.

1. Baltimore

2. Boston

3. Chicago

4. Cincinnati

5. Dallas

6. Houston

7. Los Angeles

8. Nashville, Tenn.

9. New York City

10. Oakland, Calif.

11. Philadelphia

12. Sacramento, Calif.

13. San Antonio

14. San Diego

15. Toronto, Canada

16. Vancouver, Canada

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