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Here’s how Baltimore leaders pitched Amazon to bring HQ2 to Port Covington

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Courtesy: Under Armour

Last month, we learned that Baltimore wasn’t on the shortlist of cities being considered by Amazon for its second headquarters. With the proposal to bring HQ2 to Port Covington no longer in the running, officials made the bid publicly available this week.

Hogan Proposes ‘PRIME Act’ Catering to Amazon HQ2 with $3 Billion in Tax Credits

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Amazon’s fulfillment center in Southeast Baltimore. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

With Baltimore entirely out of the running now for Amazon’s second North American headquarters, Gov. Larry Hogan is all on Montgomery County, with an unofficially Amazon-branded bill to show for it.

Both of Baltimore’s Amazon HQ2 Bids Eliminated from Contention

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An Amazon Go retail location in Seattle. Photo by SounderBruce, via Wikimedia Commons.

For better or worse, Baltimore won’t be home to Amazon’s second North American headquarters.

Amazon to Bring Third Baltimore-Area Fulfillment Center – with 1,500 Jobs – to Sparrows Point

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Amazon’s fulfillment center in Southeast Baltimore. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

While Amazon may not be coming to Port Covington just yet, but the global retail giant is already expanding its footprint in Baltimore.

ACLU Calls for Baltimore’s HQ2 Proposal to be Made Public

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Image via Under Armour, courtesy of Technical.ly.

Amid the fanfare and future-thinking surrounding Baltimore’s proposal to bring Amazon HQ2 to Port Covington, one question remained: What’s actually in the bid?

Old Goucher Neighborhood Group Submits its Own Bid for Amazon’s HQ2

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State Center, one of several sites mentioned in the Old Goucher Neighborhood Association’s application. Photo via Google StreetView

As city leaders and developers were pouring hundreds of hours into their Port Covington pitch for Amazon’s future second North American headquarters, a neighborhood group was quietly assembling its own application for HQ2.

City Officials, Developers Celebrate Their Application to Bring Amazon to Port Covington

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A rendering of Port Covington, via Sagamore Development

Sometimes turning in an application is a big deal, especially when it involves lots of money, jobs and tax breaks.

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