Does Dallas Even Have a Shot at Amazon? Moody's Sees Three Elements Where D-FW Comes Up Short

Forget about Dallas making the shortlist for Amazon’s next headquarters. It doesn’t even break into the top half of contenders, according to a detailed analysis of 65 metro areas.Houston ranks even lower, and Fort Worth drags in near the bottom 10.At the top of the list are Austin and Atlanta, which often compete with D-FW for employers, residents and the prestige as a business capital of the South. By this assessment, the rival metros have major advantages in higher education and quality of life, two areas that North Texas has long tried to improve.  Continue reading...

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