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If Home Prices Guide Amazon's Choice, There's One Top Spot for HQ2

  • Pittsburgh has the cheapest housing among the 20 finalists
  • Los Angeles is the costliest, according to data from Trulia
Bloomberg business news
Baird’s Colin Sebastian discusses where Amazon expects to open their second headquarters.(Source: Bloomberg)

If Amazon wants to locate its HQ2 in the most-affordable spot for housing, there’s an obvious choice: Pittsburgh.

The tech giant’s list of 20 potential sites for its second North American headquarters includes the Pennsylvania city, where the median home price in the fourth quarter was $129,900, according to data prepared by By comparison, prices in the Los Angeles metro area were four times more expensive, making it the costliest option.