Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
Nebraska Furniture Mart (owned by Berkshire Hathaway)
Parent Company: 
Berkshire Hathaway
Subsidy Source: 
local
Location: 
Texas
City: 
the Colony
County: 
Denton
Project Description: 

furniture megastore and surrounding development

Year: 
2011
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Subsidy Value: 
$802,000,000
Program Name: 
tax increment financing
Awarding Agency: 
multiple
Type of Subsidy: 
MEGADEAL
Capital Investment: 
$1,500,000,000
Source of Data: 

The subsidy value and investment projection came from: Matthew Watkins, "A big price tag," Dallas Morning News, March 3, 2013.

Notes: 

The project received both tax increment financing from the county and assistance via the city's creation of a tax-increment reinvestment zone. Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: none.

Source Notes: 
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