Mayor McFarlane Issues Statement on Amazon Project

News posted Jan. 18, 2018 - 11:00 am

Mayor Nancy McFarlane issued the following statement regarding Raleigh’s selection as one of 20 finalists for Amazon’s second North America headquarters:

“The City of Raleigh is excited and honored to be included among the finalists for Amazon HQ2. Raleigh is a thriving community that would be attractive for any business, large, or small. We are proud of the investments and partnerships we’ve made that enhance our many attributes, such as our world-class university system, well-trained workforce, diverse economy, strong infrastructure, and emerging entrepreneurial spirit. Raleigh’s commitment to the arts, public parks, and other core services has created an exceptional quality of life for all to enjoy. We look forward to sharing Raleigh’s unique story with Amazon in the near future and learning about next steps.”

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