Transportation

Publix Truck, Semi Truck, Tractor, Logo, New Logo, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRANSPORTATION FUND

The Economic Development Transportation Fund, commonly referred to as the “Road Fund,” is an incentive tool designed to alleviate transportation problems that adversely impact a speci!c company’s location or expansion decision. The elimination of the problem must serve as an inducement for a speci!c company’s location, retention, or expansion project in Florida and create or retain job opportunities for Floridians.

Transportation Fund Overview

LAKELAND COMPANIES RECEIVING TRANSPORTATION FUND GRANTS

CompanyGrants
Lockheed Martin$2,000,000
Sooner Defense$2,000,000
Breed Technologies$2,000,000
Star Distribution$2,000,000
GEICO$2,000,000
Publix$1,920,000
Fiber Tek$1,900,000
GTECH$1,052,000
Pepperidge Farm$200,000
Draken International$504,000
Amazon$1,409,228
TOTAL$16,984,228