Wal-Mart Subsidies in Villa Park, IL
|Address||900 S Hwy 83|
|Type of Facility||discount store|
|Value of Subsidies||$1.4 million|
NarrativeThe village gave Wal-Mart a $1.4 million sales tax rebate over a period of 10-14 years for site preparation and infrastructure improvements. The funds were provided through a business development district, a subsidy designed to revive declining or poor areas. Villa Park is located in DuPage County, one of the nation's richest areas.