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Amazon HQ2 Decision: More Than Meets the Eye

Violent protests erupted in St. Louis following the not-guilty verdict of a local white police officer charged with killing a black man. The timing of the racially-charged protests coincided with Amazon’s much-hyped announcement of its search for a second North American headquarters. Curious to know what effect, if any, the protests might have on St. Louis’ bid to woo Amazon, Reuters sought the opinion of GLS Founding Principal Didi Caldwell. As she points out in this article, there are more considerations than one may think when companies scout locations.