Amazon HQ2: Economists, Strategists Weigh-In

After receiving 238 bids, Amazon recently announced that it narrowed its focus to 20 cities as the potential home for its second headquarters (“HQ2”). HQ2 will have a profound impact on the chosen city’s real estate market and economy.

The just-released Q1 2018 edition of The Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey asked an expert panel managed by Pulsenomics to predict which of the 20 cities Amazon is most likely to select for HQ2, and which it is least likely to choose, and why. A summary of the (85) responses appears below.

More details are available via Zillow Research and