Professor Scott Galloway explains why he believes Amazon's search for a location for its second headquarters was a con
— November 9, 2018
Excerpt from Recode -- "Amazon is now talking about having three headquarters, Seattle, Crystal City and Long Island City. The Bezos’ also own three homes, and the average distance from those three homes to a headquarters is 6.4 miles, so this was never a contest. It was a con meant to induce ridiculous terms that they then took to the cites all along that they knew they were going to be in."