Home Must Reads Google could get new tax breaks in The Dalles

Google could get new tax breaks in The Dalles

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, September 20, 2013

In exchange for investing $200 million in a new data center in The Dalles, Google will get a new package of tax breaks worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

The deal with the city and Wasco County goes beyond an agreement that covers Google’s two existing data centers on its riverfront site there and offers property tax exemptions potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the company.

Though it guarantees just 10 new jobs and the $200 million investment, those totals could be somewhat higher given the size of Google's current operations in The Dalles. The deal also provides a $1.2 million up-front payment to the city and county, and $800,000 annually after that.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

More Articles

Moving the needle

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014

I was in a rut. A few months ago, I was at my desk trying to come up with cover story ideas for our June “green” issue.  But I was stuck on a concept that is a bit too tried and true in the magazine business.


Read more...

Detox fashion

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Remember mood rings? A team of scientists at Oregon State University has designed what might be considered a 21st-century analog of the ’70s jewelry fad: a bracelet that reveals one’s exposure to pollutants.


Read more...

Understanding Oregon medical marijuana dispensary tenants

News
Friday, June 13, 2014
061314 thumb grassrentBY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB GUEST BLOGGER

This article summarizes the key considerations a building owner must keep in mind when thinking about leasing to a medical marijuana dispensary.


Read more...

Hipsters gone wild

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY JON BELL

A new generation of outdoor apparel companies targets the young and the urban.


Read more...

Downtime with Doug Gastich

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

How the president of BlueVolt spends his free time.


Read more...

The barber is back

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY MIKE GREEN

An old profession is new again.


Read more...

Salvage operation

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG

For Far West Fibers, one of Oregon's largest and oldest mixed-recycling companies, garbage alchemy has long been big business.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS