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Houston Reaches Out To Bezos With HQ2 Pitch Seattle Flyover

Houston's HQ2 Flyover Pitch
Houston's HQ2 Flyover Pitch

Houston has taken to the sky to make its pitch for Amazon's HQ2 to Jeff Bezos. On Friday, a small plane pulling a banner that read "Jeff, Houston Is Calling" followed by a link to the pitch was spotted flying over Amazon's home base, Seattle. Houston's Generation Park, a 4,000-acre commercial development in Northeast Houston, is behind the high-flying pitch.

Amazon has received 238 proposals from 54 states and provinces for its HQ2, but this is the first to include a flyover. Amazon said it will need approximately 8M SF for its new facility that is expected to employ 50,000 workers over the next decade.