13 Things Cleveland Probably Secretly Offered Amazon in its HQ2 Bid


There's a reason Mayor Frank Jackson and County Executive Armond Budish are being so damn secretive about Cleveland's proposal for the second Amazon Headquarters — incentives. As splashy as the recently-released bid videos are, there's no way they're enough to persuade the Seattle-based company to come to Cleveland. Here are all the promises we imagine the city made to ensure that HQ2 is built here over the other 237 North American cities that put their hat in the ring.