George Pretty wrote an article in Area Development on lessons learned from Amazon's search for a second headquarters.
"The Amazon search for a second (and as it turned out, a third) corporate headquarters was an extravaganza the likes of which we may not see again," George wrote. "As an attorney who advises companies in the corporate relocation process, I followed this sweepstakes with special interest. Being the economic behemoth that it is, Amazon can rewrite the rules in ways that other companies cannot. Even before the extraordinary opposition to Amazon in New York City that led the company to reconsider its selection, this was a phenomenon that offered lessons we will ponder for years to come."
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