Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Burns & McDonnell
Parent Company: 
Burns & McDonnell
Subsidy Source: 
Kansas City
Project Description: 

design company headquarters expansion

Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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Number of Jobs or Training Slots: 
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Wage Data Type: 
average annual salary
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The value of the local subsidies and the investment and jobs figures were taken from Rob Roberts, "Incentives for Burns & McDonnell expansion advance," Kansas City Business Journal, May 14, 2014; available online at The value of the state subsidies was taken from Mark Davis, "Burns & McDonnell kicks off the expansion of its headquarters," The Kansas City Star, June 26, 2014; available at: See also June 26, 2014 press release from the office of Gov. Jay Nixon, online at


The subsidy package for Burns & McDonnell's headquarters expansion includes local and state incentives. Kansas City provided $41.9 million over 23 years from Tax Increment Financing (including utility tax revenue and half of the earnings tax revenue in the district); $41.8 million over 25 years from Chapter 100 bond financing, equal to a property tax abatement; and $3 million in sales tax exemptions on building materials. The company also was approved for about $8.5 million from the state's Missouri Works program. The job figure represents new jobs; the investment figure is the project's estimated construction cost. Overlap with main Subsidy Tracker data : none

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