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This week we are talking about the future, well potential future of the Upstate's economy. Amazon is taking in bids from cities around the country for the site of their future mega-complex called HQ2. The Upstate South Carolina Alliance helped create a proposal with the help of the state and 10 nearby counties to send to the Amazon team in hopes of the giant new facility will be built right here along the 85 corridor. We sit down the the President and CEO of the Alliance, John Lummus who tells us about his pitch to Amazon, and the future of the economy right here where we live.
Have you heard of the shopping website amazon?
Well if not.. They are kind of a big deal in e-commerce..
And they are looking for a new place to put their new headquarters..
And whereever they land they hope to fill 50,000 jobs.. Paying on average $100,000 in salary..


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