Wal-Mart Subsidies in New Albany, MS
Store Details
City New Albany
State MS
Address 973 State Hwy 30 W
ZIP code 38652
County Union
Type of Facility distribution center
Year Opened 1996
Value of Subsidies about $11.5 million

Narrative
The state provided grants and loans to pay for about $3 million in infrastructure improvements, including road and water/sewer lines. Free land worth about $100,000 was provided by the county after it was donated by a local family. The facility was awarded a ten-year property tax exemption. Without the exemption, Wal-Mart would be paying about $838,000 in local taxes, making the exemption worth about $8.4 million.

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