Amazon to Build Second HQ in North America with up to 50,000 Employees
Amazon will invest over $5 billion on new headquarters.
Just when you thought Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) couldnít get any bigger, it does. On Thursday, Amazon announced that it plans to build a second company headquarters, Amazon HQ2, in North America, and it will spend more than $5 billion in construction and operation costs. This will serve as a complementary, but fully operational headquarters, to Amazonís downtown Seattle headquarters. Amazon said it expects to create as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs as well as invest tens of billions of dollars in the community surrounding Amazon HQ2. Amazon currently employs more than 380,000 people worldwide.
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