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2018-01-17 Economy
Amazon to Hire 2,500 Workers at New Texas Shipping Center
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Posted by Fred 2018-01-17 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6492 views ]  Top

#1 Who would want to live, let alone run a business, in flyover America?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-01-17 05:09||   2018-01-17 05:09|| Front Page Top

#2 the Dallas metro region has an unemployment rate of only about 3.5% (Texas about 3.9, the USA as a whole about 4.1%)

some metro regions in the USA are actually above 10% (Ocean City, NJ, Yuma, AZ and El Centro, CA)
Posted by lord garth 2018-01-17 06:40||   2018-01-17 06:40|| Front Page Top

#3 Soon, all your malls will be Amazon fulfillment centers.
Posted by Vast Right Wing Conspiracy 2018-01-17 08:08||   2018-01-17 08:08|| Front Page Top

#4 An awful lot of companies are moving to Dallas, including trailing daughter #2’s employer. They bought a house sooner than they would have otherwise because house prices are rising monthly, and if they’d waited their anticipated salary growth would not have kept up.
Posted by trailing wife 2018-01-17 10:04||   2018-01-17 10:04|| Front Page Top

#5 A awful wonderful lot of companies are moving to Dallas,
Posted by Skidmark 2018-01-17 19:45||   2018-01-17 19:45|| Front Page Top

#6 Toyota North American HQ just moved there from California. A lot of others as well. No personal income tax, great business climate, low cost of living. DFW drawing a lot of big companies, Austin drawing the dot-commers out of the SF area.

Started a couple years ago, accelerating now.

This from 2015

http://interactives.dallasnews.com/2015/ca-biz-relocation/
Posted by Injun Bucket8891 2018-01-17 23:49||   2018-01-17 23:49|| Front Page Top

#7 Raytheon, a major defense contractor already with a heavy North Texas presence, moved its Space and Airborne Systems national headquarters from California to the McKinney Texas.
Posted by Injun Bucket8891 2018-01-17 23:52||   2018-01-17 23:52|| Front Page Top

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