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Public interest is high, so why is it “not in the public interest” to release details of Colorado’s Amazon bid?

Public interest is high, so why is it “not in the public interest” to release details of Colorado’s Amazon bid?

Public interest is running high over details of Colorado’s bid for a second Amazon headquarters, but officials involved in crafting the proposal, without a hint of irony, say releasing that information is not in the public interest.

Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado’s pitch to entice Amazon for a second headquarters is a mere 23 pages, excluding the appendix — a surprisingly concise document that officials believe is just enough for the Seattle conglomerate to make its decision.

Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado’s pitch to entice Amazon for a second headquarters is a mere 23 pages, excluding the appendix — a surprisingly concise document that officials believe is just enough for the Seattle conglomerate to make its decision.

Denver not a top-five choice for Amazon HQ2, despite breweries, Wall Street Journal says

Denver not a top-five choice for Amazon HQ2, despite breweries, Wall Street Journal says

While Amazon has been mulling 238 proposals it received from metropolitan areas across North America in response to its open call for sites for a second headquarters, the Mile High City has been slipping in the eyes of outside observers.

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

State documents shared with the Denver Post included redacted references to the sites and incentives, but the series of emails revealed a coordinated effort by state leaders to brainstorm early and include as many strategic partners as possible, from local universities and agencies to private firms from Xcel Energy and Zayo Group.

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

State documents shared with the Denver Post included redacted references to the sites and incentives, but the series of emails revealed a coordinated effort by state leaders to brainstorm early and include as many strategic partners as possible, from local universities and agencies to private firms from Xcel Energy and Zayo Group.

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

State documents shared with the Denver Post included redacted references to the sites and incentives, but the series of emails revealed a coordinated effort by state leaders to brainstorm early and include as many strategic partners as possible, from local universities and agencies to private firms from Xcel Energy and Zayo Group.

Newly released documents show nitty-gritty of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Newly released documents show nitty-gritty of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

State documents shared with the Denver Post included redacted references to the sites and incentives, but the series of emails revealed a coordinated effort by state leaders to brainstorm early and include as many strategic partners as possible, from local universities and agencies to private firms from Xcel Energy and Zayo Group.

Metro Denver chasing 80 other corporate prospects besides Amazon

Metro Denver chasing 80 other corporate prospects besides Amazon

Metro Denver economic development officials are keeping their fingers crossed on their Amazon campus proposal, but also say they have gained valuable insights in putting it together.

“Let another city ‘win’”: Some locals are saying no thanks to an Amazon headquarters in Denver

“Let another city ‘win’”: Some locals are saying no thanks to an Amazon headquarters in Denver

The threat of increased traffic congestion, the rise in unaffordable housing, the burden on the city’s infrastructure and the impact on lower-income citizens rise to the top of those who aren’t so rah-rah on Amazon’s HQ2 moving to Denver.