Tax breaks helped lure Walmart fulfillment center to Olive Branch

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: January 23, 2022 4:00 AM CT
<strong>&ldquo;Olive Branch was the lead contender for the site due to speculative warehouse space that was being built that matched Walmart&rsquo;s needs,&rdquo; Mayor Ken Adams said of the Walmart fulfillment center.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

“Olive Branch was the lead contender for the site due to speculative warehouse space that was being built that matched Walmart’s needs,” Mayor Ken Adams said of the Walmart fulfillment center. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The company signed on for the Advantage Jobs rebate program offered by the state of Mississippi, and Olive Branch officials expect to offer a tax incentive, too.

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Walmart fulfillment center Olive Branch Ken Adam Gov. Tate Reeves tax incentives
Toni Lepeska

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Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 32-year veteran of newspaper journalism covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit tonilepeska.com


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