Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
Freightquote
Parent Company: 
C.H. Robinson
Subsidy Source: 
multiple
Location: 
Missouri
City: 
Kansas City
Project Description: 

corporate headquarters interstate relocation

Year: 
2012
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
freight services
Subsidy Value: 
$64,300,000
Program Name: 
multiple
Awarding Agency: 
multiple
Type of Subsidy: 
MEGADEAL
Number of Jobs or Training Slots: 
1,225
Source of Data: 

The value of the subsidy package and the number of jobs being transferred came from: Kevin Collison, "Freighquote Jumping the Metro Border from Lenexa to KC," Kansas City Star, August 3, 2012.

Notes: 

The package--which was used to get the company to move 15 miles from Lenexa, Kansas to Kansas City, Missouri--consisted of $33.2 million in state subsidies ($26.2 million in Quality Jobs tax credits and $7 million from the Missouri BUILD Program) and $31.1 million in local subsidies (a 23-year, 100 percent property tax abatement valued at $20 million and an $11.1 million tax increment financing payment). Overlap with main Subsidy Tracker data: none.

Source Notes: 
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