I regularly shop on Amazon, yet would not want to be one of those 50,000 employees it’s talking about hiring in a new headquarters city.
The new, more modern office space also is ideally located for collaboration with the growing business and tech presence downtown
Do not underestimate how much San Antonio has evolved since then-Mayor Julián Castro declared the Decade of Downtown in 2009.
As economic development opportunities go, Amazon’s second headquarters is big, and San Antonio leaders are on it.
About 120 high school graduates and students were guests at a celebration of the SA Works Summer Internship Program at La Villita Assembly Hall.
The move could bring up to 500 new positions to the city starting this fall, including call center, tech support, management, and software engineering jobs.
The Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate Markets to Watch report shows San Antonio in 32nd place on the list of 78 cities rated for their overall real estate prospects.
If there is a 20% tax increase on Mexican goods and NAFTA gets thrown to the curb, the U.S. economy – and particularly Texas – will be negatively affected.
The branding movement is designed to help define a “brand essence” to reflect who San Antonians are as a community, and what they aspire to be collectively.
San Antonio’s future is bright.