Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
Amazon.com
Parent Company: 
Amazon.com
Subsidy Source: 
state
Location: 
South Carolina
City: 
Cayce
County: 
Lexington
Project Description: 

distribution center

Year: 
2011
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-internet
Subsidy Value: 
$61,000,000
Program Name: 
multiple
Awarding Agency: 
state legislature
Type of Subsidy: 
MEGADEAL
Number of Jobs or Training Slots: 
2,000
Capital Investment: 
$125 million
Source of Data: 

The subsidy amount and jobs and investment projections came from: Tim Flach, "Senate Oks compromise to bring online retailer to Midlands," The State, May 27, 2011.

Notes: 

The $61 million was said to include both state and local subsidies but no breakdown was provided. The award was part of a deal under which Amazon was allowed to postpone for five years the collection of sales tax on purchases from customers in the state. Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: none.

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