Wal-Mart Subsidies in Cathedral City, CA
|Type of Facility||discount store|
|Value of Subsidies||$1.8 million|
NarrativeThe city provided a ten-year sales tax rebate to the developer of a Wal-Mart discount store to pay for infrastructure improvements. Shortly after the rebate ended, Wal-Mart announced plans to close the store when a Supercenter opened in the neighboring town of Palm Desert.