Mayor Hogsett says he expects Amazon's decision soon after the midterm elections Tuesday so that the five billion dollar bombshell doesn't change any political races for the victor or the loser locations.
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MA economic development secretary Jay Ash said Saturday his office has not been in recent contact with Amazon. Three of the 20 finalist regions were in and around Washington, D.C., where CEO Jeff Bezos has a substantial house and owns the Washington Post newspaper.
A group of developers has already purchased a site in Dallas. If Amazon buys within a year of the closing day, KDC will pay 33 percent of the profit.
The Post looked at where Bezos has flown recently on his private jet.
"You could look to Seattle and see that it's had great positive consequences, but it also probably has had some unintended ones that maybe aren't as well received", SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc. real-estate analyst Michael Lewis said.
Crystal City is served by a mass transit system and major highways, both qualifications that Amazon has said is required for its new headquarters as well.