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Mayor Hancock Statement on Denver’s Inclusion in Amazon HQ2 Short List

DENVER – Following the release today of Amazon’s HQ2 short list, Mayor Michael B. Hancock has provided the following statement regarding Denver’s inclusion on the list:  

“We are proud that Metro Denver is being increasingly recognized as one of the nation’s most innovative, progressive regions with global connectivity that is helping home-grown businesses and major industries thrive here. Our economic gains have been some of the strongest in the country, and companies of all shapes and sizes are discovering that Denver’s workforce is second-to-none. We are focused on bringing good employers with sustainable jobs for our people today and in the future, and together with our state and regional partners, we look forward to continuing to explore this opportunity with Amazon to determine if we are the right fit for each other.”