Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
Hyundai
Parent Company: 
Hyundai Motor
Subsidy Source: 
multiple
Location: 
Alabama
City: 
Montgomery
County: 
Montgomery
Project Description: 

automobile assembly plant

Year: 
2002
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Subsidy Value: 
$234,600,000
Program Name: 
multiple
Awarding Agency: 
multiple
Type of Subsidy: 
MEGADEAL
Number of Jobs or Training Slots: 
2,000
Capital Investment: 
$1,000,000,000
Source of Data: 

The value of the subsidy package, the jobs and investment projection are taken from: Michael Tomberlin and Kristi Lamont Ellis, "Hyundai Incentives: $252.8 Million," Birmingham News, April 5, 2002. See also: Mike Cason, "Incentives cost $252.8 million," The Montgomery Advertiser, April 5, 2003.

Notes: 

The state portion of the $234.6 million package included $76.7 million in corporate income tax credits and property tax abatements, $54.8 million for worker training, $54 million for land and infrastructure, $10 million for advertising, and other subsidies worth $18.1 million. The local portion included $21 million for improvements to water and sewer lines at the site. The subsidy package equaled to $117,317 per job. In addition to the public subsides, Hyundai received $18.2 million in private incentives from utility and railroad companies. In 2011, the company announced a $173 million expansion for which it received sales and property tax abatements and $3.25 million in cash (Dawn Kent, "Hyundai expanding engine plant; Company plans to add 214 jobs, invest $173 million," Birmingham News, May 17, 2011). Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: none.

Source Notes: 
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