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Franklin Sports Inc.

Project Number: 20120802
Pilot Type: Standard/Basic
Status: Approved
Parcel ID: 094100 00070
County Commission District: 5 | City Council District: 3, 8


Franklin Sports was awarded a three-year PILOT to assist the sports equipment manufacturer expand into a new market while adding 40 new jobs and investing $550,000.
The project will create $410,039 in new tax revenue for Memphis and Shelby County.

Franklin is seeking to fulfill new orders created by the departure of competitor Sportscraft from the market. Out of the 40 new positions Franklin anticipates creating, 30 will be filled by inmates through a prison re-entry and work release programs.

The 10 remaining positions will earn on average more than $30,300. Combined, the 40 new positions will take the total number of local employees to 167.

Franklin Sports may receive three additional years of PILOT benefits for successfully hiring 30 individuals through the Shelby County Work Release and/or the Prison Re-Entry programs.


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City: $188,904
County: $198,444

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