Company: Caterpillar Parent Company: Caterpillar Inc. Subsidy Source: multiple Location: Georgia City: Athens County: Oconee And Athens-Clarke Project Description: manufacturing plant Year: 2012 Major Industry of Parent: heavy equipment Specific Industry of Parent: construction equipment Subsidy Value: $77,700,000 Program Name: multiple Awarding Agency: multiple Type of Subsidy:
Capital Investment: $200,000,000 Source of Data: The value of the breakdown of the subsidy package, and the investment projections are taken form Douglas Sams, "Caterpillar getting $77M in incentives," Atlanta Business Chronicle, February 17, 2012; available online at: (click here) Notes: The state portion of the subsidy package included $45 million in job tax credits and grants. Oconee and Athens-Clarke Counties contributed $32.7 million, which included $9.5 million to buy the site, $6.7 million for road improvements, 20-year property tax abatements worth $15 million, and $1.5 million in water and sewer connections. Overlaps 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.