HWH Group Closes $44M Project


Williams Sausage Brings Jobs back to Union City, Tennessee

Paris, Texas: The HWH Group closed a $44 million project for Williams Sausage in Union City, Tennessee on May 10, 2017. This closing involved five (5) Community Development Entities (CDEs), as well as, the blending of state and local incentives to provide Williams Sausage with the maximum benefit possible. The site selection process encompassed a (12) month search that covered 17 states and 160 communities before Union City was selected as the winning site. HWH Group specializes in these complicated site selection and financing structures.

During the last five years, Union City has seen a loss of 3,000 jobs due to plant closings or downsizing. The New Markets financing has allowed Williams to expand their operations and to hire additional employees. The local community will see the creation of 225 new jobs and 150 jobs retained in the area.

The HWH Group is now in closings or has projects in progress that exceed $500 million in capital investment to low income communities across the United States.

About HWH Group: The HWH Group, based in Paris, Texas, is the site selection and incentives unit of Harrison, Walker & Harper. Its staff members serve as growth consultants for national clients seeking to expand their businesses or institutions. They are sought-after experts in facilitating New Markets Tax Credits and other programs that advance economic and community development.

About Harrison, Walker & Harper: Harrison, Walker & Harper, founded in 1887, builds, renovates and maintains operations and infrastructure for public and private sector clients throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. We have offices in Paris and San Antonio, Texas, as well as Oklahoma City, and a professional staff dedicated to flawless execution.

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