Metro Denver is in the running for Amazon HQ2 — but it's a very crowded field.

By all accounts, the bids to land Amazon’s second North American headquarters are piling up at the company’s doorstep in Seattle on the deadline date set by the company, although few of those details have been made public to the very people with the most on the line: Taxpayers.

Cities and states across the country — including metro Denver — have been falling over themselves to compete for what has been called the largest economic development opportunity in a generation.

The mere chance to land a global tech giant’s headquarters, which Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) says will create up to 50,000 jobs and generate billions in economic benefits each year, already has spurred public officials and economic development leaders to pledge massive incentive packages to Amazon.

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