The city of Cleveland announced plans to bid on a site for Amazon's headquarters.

Mayor Frank Jackson and County Executive Armond Budish issued a statement on the bid Friday afternoon.

Major cities across the U.S. are vying for the headquarters site, which will be Amazon's second. Some of those cities include Columbus, New York City, Pittsburgh and Atlanta.

According to Business Insider, the new site would be a $5 billion, 50,000-job facility.

Read Jackson and Budish's statement below:

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