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The St. Paul Port Authority (SPPA) approached Decklan Group to take the lead on obtaining funding necessary for Pearson Candy Company to complete the renovations and equipment purchases necessary to support their purchase and relocation of Bit-O-Honey (from IL to MN) in 2013.

Project Elements

Financial Incentives

$200,000 Total Incentives
$1.9 Million of Capital Investment
199 Jobs
$163,902 Tax Base
116,810 Sq. Feet

Through the SPPA/DG partnership, a $200,000 forgivable loan was awarded to the company to complete their nearly $2MM project. 149 full-time jobs were retained, and an additional 40 were created.

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