Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
Amazon
Parent Company: 
Amazon.com
Subsidy Source: 
local
Location: 
Texas
City: 
Houston
County: 
Harris
Address: 
intersection of I-45 and Beltway 8
Project Description: 

fulfillment center

Year: 
2016
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-internet
Subsidy Value: 
$7,000,000
Program Name: 
Property tax abatements
Awarding Agency: 
Harris County
Type of Subsidy: 
property tax abatement
Number of Jobs or Training Slots: 
1,000
Wage Data: 
$23,000 and $30,000
Wage Data Type: 
annual salary
Capital Investment: 
$136 million
Source of Data: 

Lydia DePillis, ?Houston drags its feet on getting the most out of tax breaks,? Houston Chronicle. August 4, 2016; online at: http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/texanomics/article/Houston-drag...

Notes: 

Jobs are projected. Investment is cost of the project. Wage is Amazon's reported wage for low-level workers.

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