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Investing in the U.S.
Since 2010 Amazon has invested over $270 billion in the US, including infrastructure and compensation to our employees – $72 billion in 2018 alone. Check it out
Job creation and investment
Amazon is a powerful engine of growth for the national economy – revitalizing communities across America through job creation, economic investment, and innovative services.

Since 2010 Amazon has invested over $270 billion in the US, including infrastructure and compensation to our employees—$72 billion in 2018 alone.

Amazon has already done many of the things politicians demand of America’s leading businesses

We agree that a company this size should be scrutinized, but we also believe people should know that Amazon is doing exactly what many lawmakers and critics insist the private sector should do.

Growing in Bellevue

Amazon plans to create 15,000 jobs in Bellevue, expanding the company's presence in the Puget Sound region.

Amazon’s economic impact in the U.S.

A snapshot of our job creation activities, tax profile, and significant investments in communities across the country.

Jeff Bezos visits India

A peek into the Amazon founder and CEO's visit to India in January 2020.

When a business believes in a city's comeback

Audible's new Innovation Cathedral is the Amazon subsidiary's latest — and most dazzling — vote of confidence in Newark, New Jersey.

45,000 and counting

Amazon now has more than 45,000 employees in our hometown, Seattle. Discover why our employees joined, why they stay, and why their ID badges aren't all the same color.

Update on Amazon HQ in Arlington, VA

In 2019, Amazon began hiring for 25,000 jobs, engaged our neighbors, and committed to new sustainability goals.

Powering HQ2 with 100% renewable energy

New innovative solar project supports Amazon’s Climate Pledge to meet Paris Agreement 10 years early.

Amazon’s year in photos, 2019

Over the course of a year, the Day One blog captures moments that add up to tell the larger story of Amazon’s connection with its customers, employees, and communities around the world.

Amazon building Project Kuiper R&D headquarters in Redmond, WA

Satellite research, development, and prototype manufacturing facility to open next year.

30,000 permanent jobs available across the country

The largest job fair in the U.S. will feature Amazon Career Day events in Arlington, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Nashville, and Seattle.

There’s opportunity anywhere you live

A rural Idaho mom built a business on Amazon without leaving the land she loves.

Watch a new Amazon warehouse as it's built

Rare video footage provides a bird's-eye-view of the construction of YOW1 in Ottawa, Canada.

From the ground up

Amazon’s new Arlington campus will feature energy-efficient offices, new community space, and neighborhood retail.
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Amazon's impact in southern California

How we're creating jobs while supporting and investing in communities

Restaurant skills give fresh hope

Amazon donates and furnishes more than 25,000 square feet of retail space for five new FareStart eateries.

What's your pet doing all day?

This product allows pet parents to keep an eye on their furry friends.
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