by Matt Alderton | September 17, 2017
Earlier this month, Amazon made a major announcement: It plans to build a second North American headquarters equal in size, scope, and significance to its original home in Seattle. The $5 billion campus will create up to 50,000 jobs and generate billions of dollars in economic impact for one lucky city -- whose meeting and travel industries can expect a likely boost from the deal, too. Based on factors like tech talent and business friendliness, here are the top 10 cities best positioned to win Amazon's business, according to GeekWire:

10. Vancouver, BC

9. Montréal, QB

8. Charlotte, NC

7. Washington, DC

6. Atlanta, GA

5. Chicago, IL

4. Philadelphia, PA

3. Boston, MA

2. Ottawa, ON

1. Toronto, ON

Source: GeekWire