Economy Watch Weekly: Amazon HQ2’s Impact on Housing

Whichever market Amazon chooses for its next North American headquarters will surely feel the impact. Economy Editor Dees Stribling discusses how the decision will affect housing markets, in his roundup for the week ending Jan. 19, 2018

CPERadioAmazon made many headlines last week when it announced it had narrowed down its list of potential HQ2 sites to just 20 cities. But what impact will the headquarters and an influx of 50,000 full-time workers be on the market that is chosen for the honor?A recent Apartment List report found that HQ2 will increase rents in any market, but some cities will feel the impact more than others. Economy Editor Dees Stribling discusses the full report, for the week ending Jan. 19, 2018.