Opinion: The quest for Amazon’s HQ2 continues

Metro Atlanta remains in the running as a finalist for Amazon’s second headquarters.

The hubbub over potentially landing “HQ”2 and the up to 50,000 high-paying jobs it could bring here remains a super-tantalizing business prospect for this region.

On today’s page, we offer a trio of commentary pieces (see links below) centered on the run for Amazon. One writer explores what winning HQ2 would mean for housing affordability and lower-income people. Atlanta’s mayor writes about governmental efforts toward equity and the campaign to land Amazon. A group of Emory students tell of their social media campaign to make Amazon aware of Georgia’s vibrant universities and the intellectual capital they foster.

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