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Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc.

Project Number: 20150201
Project Type: Retention
Parcel ID: 094200 00004310
County Commission District: 12 | City Council District: 3,8

Summary

Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc. was awarded a 15-year Retention PILOT to enable the company to retain 317 jobs, add 50 net new jobs and invest $10,039,000 at a new distribution facility located at 4770 Southpoint Drive.

Coca-Cola will invest $3,991,000 in real property and $809,000 in personal property improvements at the new facility.

In addition, the company will receive $5,239,000 in Community Reinvestment Credit (CRC) for the use of 46 percent (266,800 Square feet) of the Southpoint facility, for a total capital investment of $10,039,000.

The average salary of the 50 new employees will be $39,913. The average salary of the 317 retained employees is $39,793.

The project will create $27,339,598 in new tax revenue for Memphis and Shelby County and has a benefit/cost ratio of $7.83 of new tax revenue for every $1 of taxes abated.

The PILOT will allow the Applicant to consolidate its current 499 S. Hollywood and West Memphis manufacturing and distribution facilities into one centrally located distribution center. The new facility will serve as the distribution hub for Coca-Cola in the Mid South. The manufacturing facility, and its employees, will remain at 499 S. Hollywood.

The new consolidated distribution center will provide increased operational efficiencies and allow for expansion and future growth.

Established in 1886, Coca-Cola is now the number one provider of sparkling beverages, juices and juice drinks globally. Coca-Cola is the world’s largest beverage company and has more than 130,000 associates worldwide.

PILOT Term:

15 years

Projected New Jobs:

50

Projected Retained Jobs:

317

Total Jobs:

367

Projected Average Payroll of New Jobs:

$39,913

Projected Average Payroll of Retained Jobs:

$39,793

Annual New Direct/Indirect Payroll:

$59,242,429

Annual Retained Direct/Indirect Payroll:

Not applicable

Total Capital Investment:

$10,039,000
Real Property Investment:
$3,991,000

Personal Property Investment:
$809,000

Community Reinvestment Credit (CRC):
$5,239,000

Capital Investment not in PILOT:
Not applicable

Projected Tax Revenue:

$27,339,598

Projected Taxes Abated:

$3,493,225
City: $1,526,539 (80%)
County: $1,966,686 (75%)

Benefit/Cost Ratio:

7.83

Projected MWBE/LOSB Spending:

$3,221,329

Incentive Provided:

$3,493,225

Compliance Information

Not applicable

Approved

2/18/2015

Ramp up Period

2 years

Closing

Not applicable

Effective

Not applicable

Lease Begins

Not applicable

Lease Expires

Not applicable

Amended

Not applicable

Property Details

Lease Began

Not applicable

Lease Expires

Not applicable

Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc.

4770 Southpoint Drive, Memphis , TN 38118