Azavea CEO on Amazon HQ2: ‘A chance for Philly to land this would be fabulous’ – Technical.ly Philly

Azavea CEO Robert Cheetham.

When we wrote about Callowhill as a possible site for Amazon’s HQ2 projectAzavea CEO Robert Cheetham chimed in wearing his other hat: that of board member on the Callowhill Neighborhood Association.

“There is an enormous amount of land that is largely unused and the connections to the rest of the transportation network are stronger than the Navy Yard,” Cheetham wrote on the comments section. “It would be a unique and extraordinary place for their headquarters.”

Of course, we had to hear more, so we caught up with the B-Corp boss at Azavea’s Callowhill HQ (on the 5th floor of 990 Spring Garden) to hear his thoughts on the project that dozens of cities are vying for.

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