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A visitor checks in at the Amazon corporate headquarters on June 16, 2017, in Seattle. (David Ryder/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
A visitor checks in at the Amazon corporate headquarters on June 16, 2017, in Seattle. (David Ryder/Getty Images)

Today, online retail giant Amazon announced plans to find a site for their second North American headquarters. The project could cost as much as $5 billion and house as many as 50,000 workers.

Amazon is accepting proposals from cities through Oct. 19, and is expected to announce the winner in 2018. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Linette Lopez (@lopezlinette), senior finance correspondent for Business Insider, about the company's plans.

This segment aired on September 7, 2017.

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