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Frisco Pitches Itself to Amazon With Snappy Little Video

Where's your cute, well-edited highlight reel, Dallas? Amazon's HQ2 isn't gonna move itself.

When asked earlier this month whether Frisco would join the scramble of Collin County cities vying for Amazon’s affections, a spokeswoman for the city said she could neither “confirm or deny any level of involvement in any potential economic development projects.”

A cute new video hosted on the city’s social media pages seems to dispel that mystery. Over highlights of the Cowboys’ flashy new home base and Jamba Juice, Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney works to charm Amazon into building its second headquarters in the North Texas boomtown, where people “live, work, and play by our motto [hands up, all together now]: progress in motion.”

We’re left with a few questions, and a comment:

  • Will Amazon come down with a bad case of what Jerry Jones calls the Frisco flu? Is that dangerous?
  • Has Mayor Mike Rawlings, who has left open the possibility of Dallas making a regional pitch for HQ2, seen this video? Frisco doesn’t seem interested in talking that regional talk. Where’s your snappy, well-edited pitch video, Dallas?
  • Who thought of the bit at the end of the video, with Alexa? Funny. Give them a raise.
  • Come on. Frisco doesn’t even have DART. Can they pull it off?

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  • Los_Politico

    LOL. Did they miss the memo that you must have bike lanes?

  • C0C0tva
  • Jim Schermbeck

    Frisco: Now with a conveniently-located downtown toxic lead dump. Probably not something the Chamber wants to discuss.

    • Marcie Batten

      And Denver has the infamous “Rocky Flats” a plutonium nuclear bomb trigger toxic waste dump craftily designated as a”wild life refuge” to appease the naive. Chicago has more than a few hazards in and around the general metropolitan area.

      • Mavdog

        Except of course that Rocky Flats is not located in Denver….

        • Rocky Flats Glows

          Maybe not technically, as it’s located in a ‘Denver Metro Area.’ But it sure did poop out radioactive fall out all over Denver and the surrounding areas with fires, illegal dumping and poor nuclear waste management practices.

      • Snapper Snatch

        Marcie–ur talkin out ur panties honey–go back to school

  • kellwoohoo

    Frisco is the fastest growing city in America for a reason but ya’ll keep up that snobbery towards the suburbs. Apparently it still sells papers.

    • MattL1

      What in the hell does “fastest growing” have to do with the quality of life in a city? All it tells me is that there weren’t very many people there before and land is cheap. Hardly a selling point for anyone looking for more than sprawl.

      • kellwoohoo

        As a Real Estate agent, I can tell you land isn’t cheap in Frisco. It is one of the more expensive suburbs to purchase a home in the DFW area. The majority of buyers come to me wanting to live in Frisco but quickly realize they can’t afford it. Most of them end up buying in Little Elm, Celina, McKinney, The Colony or Prosper but hope they can afford Frisco the next time they buy a home. If Frisco did have cheap land and more affordable housing options (especially for first time buyers), Frisco would actually be booming even more than it already is!

        • MattL1

          That would be fucking awful. It’s a terrible place.

          • kellwoohoo

            LOL, okay. No worries. I’m sure Frisco will keep doing just fine without your endorsement.

        • Mavdog

          So you are saying that Little Elm, Celina, McKinney, The Colony and Prosper are where families who can’t afford Frisco go to live, all the while waiting to get enough money to move to Frisco?
          There you have it, the new slogan: “Frisco, the aspirational city”.
          That will snare Amazon for sure!

          • kellwoohoo

            Frisco is the fastest growing city in the USA, so clearly people are moving there in droves. However, the notion that people just move there because it’s cheap is false. It is hard to find any new homes under 400K in Frisco while most of the neighboring cities offer new homes closer to 300K. So cheap land is not driving it’s growth. If anything, it’s would be growing faster if there were more affordable housing options.

          • Mavdog

            You need to adjust your marketing, Frisco isn’t the “fastest growing city in the USA”.
            https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2017/cb17-81-population-estimates-subcounty.html

          • kellwoohoo
          • kellwoohoo

            Every publication ranks them differently. Sometimes they are the fastest as the link above says or the 2nd fastest. But they are usually in the top three. http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2017/05/25/frisco-second-fastest-growing-city-america/

          • kellwoohoo

            I can do this all day long but I got to think you have better things to do than to argue over a city you apparently hate. https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2016/10/03/this-dfw-city-is-the-fastest-growing-city-in-the.html

          • kellwoohoo

            Does it really matter if it is the fastest growing city or the 3rd fastest or even 10th fastest? I mean the argument that Frisco is not a desirable place to live is still holds false regardless of where it falls in the top 10. It just becomes an exercise in pettiness.

          • Mavdog

            Apparently the fall to number 2, or not even the top 10 according to Forbes, has touched a nerve. Applying the word “hate” seems a bit over the top. Not too sure that sensitivity will appeal to those aspirational buyers you are looking for.
            The lady doth protest too much methinks…

          • kellwoohoo

            Forbes list came out in February. The other article I provided stating it was #2 was published in May. Protest too much? I am not the one arguing what place it lands on the list, you are. I think it’s all silly and petty because again, if you are in the top 10, you are still a “hot” city and again it has zero to do with the original argument you jumped in where the other person claimed it was all due to cheap land.

          • Snapper Snatch

            it is ONLY a desirable place to live if ur white and conservative and voted for the rcaist trump

          • Snapper Snatch

            kell–ur talkin out ur panties–freshin up down there

    • Snapper Snatch

      ur an idiot–Denver is the fastest growing city in ttheUS—get ur facts straight honey

      • kellwoohoo

        Wow, sexist much? You call me an idiot, honey and talk about my panties. You sure you aren’t the Trump voter? You seem to have a lot in common. And by the way, I didn’t vote for Trump and neither did most of my friends/family. Maybe try not to stereotype people so much.

        • Snapper Snatch

          ok bay b–nice response on ur behalf–I give u alot of credit for responding but like I said in previous posts–FRISCO is Lilly White Racist and Bezo’s aint coming to Lilly White Ville–GUARANTEED–I DID NOT vote for Mango Mussolini.–Have a nice EXPENSIVE dinner in Frisco sweetheart and keep ur panties DRY

        • Snapper Snatch

          ok bay b–nice response on ur behalf–I give u alot of credit for responding but like I said in previous posts–FRISCO is Lilly White Racist and Bezo’s aint coming to Lilly White Ville–GUARANTEED–I DID NOT vote for Mango Mussolini.–Have a nice EXPENSIVE dinner in Frisco sweetheart and keep ur panties DRY–lets meet at Tupulo’s on Tuesday and share some honey–ELVIS–u can’t miss me

      • Snapper Snatch

        more millennials are moving to Denver than Dallas. FACT, FACT & MORE FACTS

  • Matt Hogsett

    That video was well done – good on Frisco for throwing their hat in the ring.

    • KristineLWalker

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  • Bizarro BigTex

    Don’t forget that Frisco High School is the only public school of which I am aware that has the lowly garbage can ravaging raccoon as its official mascot. Go Fightin’ Raccoons!

  • Hanson Walker

    I threw up a little.

  • Snapper Snatch

    hey Frisco Mayor –BEZO’s & Amazon are West Coast Culture aka Liberal Culture—Frisco aka Lilly Whiteville has NADA 2 Offer other than a Cracker Culture–the Mayor of Frisco is talking out his Bikini Underwear

    • Lazer Wolf

      You are an idiot, Frisco (and Collin County as a whole) has one of the fastest growing Asian and Indian populations. You already made up your mind that you hate Frisco and are twisting the facts to match your predetermined hypothesis. This is probably not even an original thought, someone probably told you this and you just agree and spew hatred about something you know nothing about.

      Granted, there are things about Frisco that can be better, but you will always be an a-hole.

  • Snapper Snatch

    Denver will get the Amazon Headquarters–Liberal, outdoor activities, close to airport, high tech schools, good healthcare, nice weather and scenic ( will be out in the Parker area–SE Denver ) –FRISCO aka Cracker Jacks in a Lilly White Community—

    • Snapper Snatch

      I forgot–they have the best outdoor rock arena in the US aka Red Rocks and the Broncos who just crapped on the Pokies

      • Snapper Snatch

        i forgot also.. Denver had cleaner air & less trafic and NO TOLLS run by Spanish Companies

        • Snapper Snatch

          And Denver has liable ppl vs the snot balls of Frisco

          • Snapper Snatch

            Also, Denver does NOT have the overpriced food as Frisco does

          • Snapper Snatch

            And, housing is cheaper in Denver

          • Snapper Snatch

            AND AND & AND—Denver pays its PPL alot more than the minimum wage and provided Health Inurance

          • Snapper Snatch

            and Frisco has the HIGHEST tax rate per $,000 in the US–a BIG NO NO

  • Snapper Snatch

    all u Frisco CrackerJack Lovers—-It’s culture and alot more– Ur Lilly White town is a non starter

  • Snapper Snatch

    Bezos will NEVER move to a town that voted for Racist Trump—-Count on it—U Frisco Lovers need ur brains rearranged