Company: Google Parent Company: Alphabet Inc. Subsidy Source: multiple Location: Alabama County: Jackson Project Description: data center Year: 2015 Major Industry of Parent: information technology Specific Industry of Parent: internet services Subsidy Value: $81,000,000 Program Name: multiple Awarding Agency: multiple Type of Subsidy:
Wage Data: $45,000 Wage Data Type: average annual salary Capital Investment: $600 million Source of Data: The subsidy details and jobs and investment projections came from: Tim Omarzu, "Google building $600 million data center near Chattanooga," Chattanooga Times Free Press, June 25, 2015; online at (click here) Notes: The package included a $50 million state investment tax credit, $20 million in state sales tax exemptions and $11 million in state property tax abatements. The company was also expected to receive local property tax abatements, the value of which was not immediately reported. The site of the data center is a soon-to-be-retired coal plant owned by the Tennessee Valley Authority. The financial arrangements between Google and the TVA were not immediately announced. Overlap with main Subsidy Tracker data: none. Source Notes: If an online information source is not working, check the Tracker inventory page for an updated link.