Bye bye Bezos: Amazon's founder is moving out of Seattle
Amazon's founder will trade Puget Sound for the warm Atlantic Ocean. Jeff Bezos has announced he is moving away from Seattle.
He is moving to Miami, Florida.
"I’ve lived in Seattle longer than I’ve lived anywhere else and have so many amazing memories here," Bezos said in an Instagram video. "As exciting as the move is, it’s an emotional decision for me. Seattle, you will always have a piece of my heart.
Bezos also laid out his reasons for the Miami move, starting with his parents who moved to the city. He lived in Miami with his parents when he was younger. Also, he says Blue Origin's operations are increasing at Florida's Cape Canaveral. Blue Origin's offices are in Kent. He also said living in Miami will bring him closer to Lauren Sánchez, his fiancée.