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Chicago needs a united front in Amazon pursuit

Sep 18, 2017 - Crain's Chicago Business

Mayor Rahm Emanuel pledges that City Hall will put on a full-court press to capture the biggest corporate headquarters prize in recent memory, if not ever: The second headquarters of e-commerce colossus Amazon. To score a win, however, Chicago's corporate and civic leaders will need to do more than watch from the sidelines. As has been true for other recent heavy lifts-the wooing of Boeing, the financing of Millennium Park, the construction of the Art Institute's Modern Wing-the involvement of C...