Can Seattle handle more Amazon?

Amazon campus

A panoramic view of Sixth Avenue from Via6 shows the Amazon buildings Day One, left, the biospheres, center, and Doppler. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser)

Last week’s surprise announcement that Seattle will respond to Amazon’s request for proposals for its second North American headquarters raised big questions for residents of the tech giant’s hometown. Does Seattle have space for the additional 8 million square feet of offices and 50,000 more employees required by the company? How will this affect other Washington cities’ chances? What would a Seattle pitch even look like?

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