Toledo, Maumee Submit Bids for Amazon HQ2

(Toledo, OH) Toledo city officials are expressing confidence in their bid for Amazon's second headquarters.

Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson unveiled Toledo's bid Thursday after the online retailer's deadline.  Toledo is offering the former Southwyck Mall site or land near Fallen Timbers in Maumee as a secondary site   Tax incentives worth nearly $800 million are also in the package, as well as the promise of a strong workforce. 

The city Amazon chooses for the "HQ2" will get a $5 billioninvestment and 50,000 highly-paid workers. 

Maumee city officials submitted a separate bid for Amazon H-Q-2 through JobsOhio, also offering the 500-acre site near Fallen Timbers Mall. But their proposal cuts out Toledo, except for an already-existing tax-sharing agreement on the income taxes that would be generated.

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