In a recent article in The Washington Post, Georgetown McDonough professor Thomas Cooke offers his thoughts on Amazon’s recent announcement that its second headquarters will be split between New York City and Arlington, Virginia. Amazon’s fast expansion and process through which it selected the winning cities has invited increasing political scrutiny, which Cooke suggests was a factor in Amazon’s choice to locate one of its second headquarters near Washington, D.C.
“Increasingly, Amazon will be challenged as being the big Goliath,” said Cooke. “Attention will turn to Washington, D.C., and certainly Capitol Hill…I can’t think of a better location to be in to fight those battles than to be in Washington.”
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