Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
Google
Parent Company: 
Alphabet Inc.
Subsidy Source: 
local
Location: 
Oregon
City: 
The Dalles
County: 
Wasco
Project Description: 

data center

Year: 
2005
Major Industry of Parent: 
information technology
Specific Industry of Parent: 
internet services
Subsidy Value: 
$360,000,000
Program Name: 
enterprise zone
Awarding Agency: 
Wasco County
Type of Subsidy: 
MEGADEAL
Capital Investment: 
$700,000,000
Source of Data: 

Google's estimated annual tax savings of $24 million came from: Mike Rogoway, "Google pulls back veil on its secretive sites," The Oregonian, October 18, 2012. The investment estimate came from: Mike Rogoway, "Google contemplates new data centers in The Dalles," The Oregonian, April 23, 2013; online at http://www.oregonlive.com/silicon-forest/index.ssf/2013/04/google_contem....

Notes: 

Google received 15 years of property tax abatements via a rural enterprise zone. Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: none.

Source Notes: 
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