to get $5.25M in tax credits for distribution center
Special to The Freeman
PLEASANT PRAIRIE –
The state of Wisconsin is providing $5.25 million in tax credits
to Meijer Inc. for its Pleasant Prairie distribution center,
which is expected to employ 300 people.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced the tax credits on Monday.
Meijer will receive the full $5.25 million over eight years, as
long as the company meets hiring benchmarks for the distribution
The facility will have 271 full-time workers, along with 42
part-time employees. The construction work that is underway for
the $146 million project will expand the facility to 770,000
Meijer operates more than 200 stores and employs more than
60,000 team members in five states.