Amazon scouted downtown's Gulch and multiple sites in Midtown as part of the visit, two of the people said.
In a statement, an Amazon spokesman said the company “is working with each HQ2 candidate city to dive deeper on their proposals and share additional information about the company’s plans.”
“We’re excited to visit each location and talk about how HQ2 could benefit our employees and the local community,” he said.
March 31, 2017 - Atlanta - Midtown was on the agenda for Amazon’s tour of Atlanta BOB ANDRES /BANDRES@AJC.COM
The hunt for Amazon is arguably the most public headquarters hunt in modern history, with Amazon fetching bids from 238 communities in North America before narrowing the contenders in January to a shortlist of 20, including Atlanta.
Amazon is expected to announce the home for what it calls HQ2 later this year, though people in economic development circles expect Amazon to shorten its list of contenders in the coming months before making a final decision.
More on this story later today at the subscriber website myAJC.com.