Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
Walt Disney
Parent Company: 
Walt Disney
Subsidy Source: 
local
Location: 
California
City: 
Anaheim
County: 
Orange
Project Description: 

infrastructure for theme park expansion

Year: 
1996
Major Industry of Parent: 
entertainment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
entertainment
Subsidy Value: 
$200,000,000
Program Name: 
infrastructure assistance
Awarding Agency: 
Anaheim City Council
Type of Subsidy: 
MEGADEAL
Capital Investment: 
$1,400,000,000
Source of Data: 

The subsidy value and investment projection came from: Marla Jo Fisher, "It's not a small world: Disney plan approved," Orange County Register, October 9, 1996.

Notes: 

Anaheim agreed to spend $200 million for a huge new parking garage and other infrastructure improvements connected to an expansion of the company's Disneyland theme park. This figure does not count the additional $150 million the city agreed to spend to renovate and expand its convention center, which would indirectly benefit Disney. Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: none.

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