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New Video and Website Highlight Chicagoans “All In” for Amazon HQ2 Bid

Chicago leaders emphasize diversity, culture, neighborhoods and educational opportunities for Amazon in Chicago. Read More

Reasons Why We Love Chicago

Let’s tell Amazon what makes this city so awesome.

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Culture
Pizza, pizza, pizza
Architecture
Pro Sports
Public Spaces
Public Transit
Lake Front

Top reasons why Amazon will love Chicago

Higher and Higher Education Connection

Higher and Higher Education Connection

We have 22 colleges and universities in the Chicago area. We’re smart and hard working.

Awesome Mass Transit

Awesome Mass Transit

The CTA serves 1.6 million riders; 1,864 buses operating on 129 routes serving 10,768 bus stops; 1,492 rail cars running on 224.1 miles of track reaching 145 stations.

Educated Workforce

Educated Workforce

We’re home to two of the nation’s top business schools. More than 500,000 people with bachelors degrees or greater reside in the city.

Innovation is in our DNA

Innovation is in our DNA

We’re the city that rose from ashes. We made a river run backwards. We invented the skyscraper. We invented the Ferris Wheel because we could. And we are home to the original retail mail order service.

Bike to Work

Bike to Work

Chicago has more than 200 miles of bike lanes, including the 18.5 miles Lake front trail.

What a place to call home

What a place to call home

Go ahead, try and find a city that can rival anything close to our lakefront. Our 2.7 million residents are proud of their world renowned museums, theaters, orchestra, major league sports teams, outstanding restaurants, delightful neighborhoods, and bike paths galore.

My Kind of Town

From Chicago’s vibrant neighborhoods we captured the voices of the people who are all in for Amazon. Tech innovators, sports fanatics, faith leaders, kid coders, hipsters, cultural icons, foodies, working families, college students, bleacher bums, community leaders, lakefront lovers, rope jumpers are supporting our team. Are you?

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What Amazon HQ2 Means to Chicago

10 Reasons Why

The promise of a $5 billion investment and 50,000 jobs is an opportunity all Chicagoans should covet and go all-out to secure. Here are 10 reasons why.

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Chicago is ready to compete

Chicago was picked as one of 20 cities or metro areas that Amazon will consider for a second headquarters outside Seattle, where the e-commerce giant could hire as many as 50,000 people over the next 10 to 15 years.

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Chicago leans into its strengths

The city is touting an educated workforce, an emerging technology community, widespread transportation options, attractive lifestyle and the availability of appropriate campus sites.

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