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Group Trying To Bring Amazon’s 50,000 Jobs To Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – The site of a former tech giant in Boulder County could be a lure to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to the area.

An investment group, Bancroft Capital, is buying the former Storage Tek campus near Boulder.

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

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It’s a 432-acre property that Sun Microsystems closed and sold after buying Storage Tek in 2005.

Phillips 66 currently owns it.

The investment company says it could meet many of Amazon’s requirements.

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Amazon’s Request for Proposal wants millions of square feet of office space in a business-friendly city with a well-educated workforce. They also want good public transportation, and nearby outdoor recreation for employees among other requests.

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In turn, Amazon is guaranteeing $5 billion in capital expenditures and up to 50,000 employees with most making six-figures in salary.

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