Wal-Mart Subsidies in Leeds, AL
|Address||8551 Whitfield Ave|
|Type of Facility||Supercenter|
|Value of Subsidies||more than $500,000|
NarrativeA local official disclosed that the city provided $350,000 for road improvements, and on March 1, 2000 the Birmingham News reported that St. Clair County presented the city with an additional $150,000 for the work. The city also purchased the land on which Wal-Mart built the store, providing a property tax exemption, the value of which was not available. The Supercenter replaced a Wal-Mart discount store in the town.