UT Dallas and Amazon, Wells Fargo, Executive Changes: Tuesday's Business Briefing

Your daily look at D-FW business. Follow us on Twitter: @DMNBizUT Dallas and Richardson have a higher-ed offer for Amazon HQ2The University of Texas at Dallas and the city of Richardson are appealing to Amazon's geeky side in their proposal for the Seattle-based technology and retail giant's search for a second headquarters city.UT Dallas is offering Amazon more than 100 acres of vacant land that it owns adjacent to its campus, making its research facilities, students and faculty a short walk away from a future headquarters site. Amazon said last month that it will spend $5 billion to build a new headquarters, dubbed Amazon HQ2, where it can house the employees it expects to hire over the next ten years -- as many as 50,000 people.The university is ready to create a partnership similar to what it has had with Dallas-based Texas Instruments since the university was created 48 years ago, said UT Dallas president Richard Benson.-Maria HalkiasPlus: Find more coverage of the quest to bring Amazon HQ2 to North Texas  Continue reading...

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