Company: IBM Parent Company: IBM Corp. Subsidy Source: multiple Location: Louisiana City: Baton Rouge Project Description: technology center Year: 2013 Major Industry of Parent: information technology Specific Industry of Parent: information technology Subsidy Value: $152,193,041 Program Name: multiple Awarding Agency: multiple Type of Subsidy:
Number of Jobs or Training Slots: 800 Source of Data: The breakdown of the subsidy package was taken from a press release issued by Louisiana Economic Development on March 27, 2013; online at (click here). The increased local portion was reported in: Rebekah Allen, "EBR's part of IBM package: $4.5 million," Baton Rouge Advocate, April 24, 2013. The 2014 QJ awards info was taken from the 2014 Louisiana Commerce & Industry Board disclosure site at (click here) Notes: The package initially announced included: a $29.5 million customized incentive package directly for IBM; $30.5 million from state and local governments for an office complex to be used by IBM; and $14 million in funding for computer science programs at Louisiana State University that will help train workers for IBM. East Baton Rouge Parish later added another $1.5 million for training assistance. In 2014, LED awarded IBM $76.7 million in Quality Jobs payments over 10 years. Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: a 2014 $76,693,041 entry for IBM Corporation for the Quality Jobs Program. Source Notes: If an online information source is not working, check the Tracker inventory page for an updated link.