There are 24 restaurants and cafes within Amazon's Seattle campus alone, where more than 20,000 people are employed.
Amazon was founded in Seattle in 1994, and is still headquartered in the Emerald City. And Amazon's arrival could transform an area: Until 10 years ago, the neighborhood near Seattle's campus just north of downtown was dotted with auto parts stores and low-rent apartments. It is debatable - and people love to debate - whether Minnesota has Amazon's other two must-haves: "a stable and business-friendly environment" and "communities that think big and creatively when considering locations and real estate options".
In addition to its geographic requirements, Amazon wants its second home to have a robust technology workforce and university system that will produce a steady stream of highly skilled workers, according to the RFP.
Wall Street analyst MKM Partners predicts the company's value will more than triple in the next 7 to 8 years, reaching $1.6 trillion, according to a separate CNBC report.
Not to be outdone, suburban Baltimore County also made clear it intends to try and land the deal to be home to the new Amazon headquarters.
So, expect to see many big cities across North America begin vying for Amazon's commitment.
Earlier this summer, Amazon unveiled a new headquarters in London in the heart of the financial district, a counterpoint to much of the doom and gloom many have felt over the United Kingdom leaving Europe.
Bids are due October 19 and the company said it expects to choose a site sometime next year.
Pittsburgh plans to compete for the new site of AmazonHQ2, a second headquarters location announced by the Seattle-based company early Thursday. Rosslyn recently scored Nestle's US headquarters and Ballston has been active in trying to attract tech companies and fill soon-to-be-vacated office space.
In Japan, it starts at 3.15 million yen ($29,000) with the most expensive version costing 3.99 million yen ($37,000). And if nothing else, it's a real upgrade for existing Leaf owners at a price that should prove tempting to many.
The Prime Minister also said that future Indian projects would be in line with Myanmar's needs and priorities. Hundreds have died since Rohingya militants raided police posts in Myanmar's Rakhine State last month.
Lucas has been bitter towards the stewards of the franchise he created ever since selling it to Disney for $4 billion. And " Episode IX " (which is still in script stage) will soon be taken over by someone else.
Yes, you read that correctly; this marked SpaceX's 16 overall successful landing of the Falcon 9 (and the seventh on terra firma). Air Force's X-37B space plane fleet has begun its fifth secret flight with the launch of the OTV-5 mission on September 7, 2017.
Sources claimed they were dating on the down low and described how the pair would sneak to each others' houses. But the rumours didn't stop there - and Katie and Jamie were later filmed dancing together in The Hamptons.
President Donald Trump has spoken with the leaders of Britain and Australia about North Korea's latest nuclear test . Mattis also said that Trump had been briefed on various military options available to the United States.
The first Test will take place from May 24-28, 2018 at Lord's, and the second from June 1-5 at Emerald Headingley. They lost that Test and the next in Antigua for the West Indies to win the series 2-1.
Surprisingly, despite overtaking Apple in global sales, none of Huawei's phones appear on the Top 10 list. The Mate 10 is also expected to arrive with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
Active region on sun continues to emit solar flares
The flare was so strong it was able to cause shortwave radio blackouts over Africa, Europe, and across the Atlantic Ocean. Large flares can create an event called a coronal mass ejection (CME), when the sun releases plasma from itself.
Destiny 2 Out Today on PS4 and Xbox, PC in October
If you have encountered crashes during the Destiny 2 beta on the PS4 then it will likely be the same in the full game. PC owners will have to wait a little longer as Bungie is bringing Destiny 2 to Windows 10 computers from 24 October.
NATO wants pressure ramped up on North Korea
Meanwhile, hundreds of local residents and activists are gathered near the US base protesting the deployment. North Korea says it detonated a hydrogen bomb in its sixth nuclear test on Sunday.