Big Box Stores Drain City Revenue, Study Finds

Date: 1 Feb 2003 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

Big box retail, shopping centers, and fast-food restaurants cost taxpayers more than they produce in revenue, according to a fiscal impact analysis in Barnstable, Massachusetts. The study, conducted by Tischler & Associates, compares the tax revenue generated by different kinds of residential and commercial development with the actual cost of providing public services for each land use. Barnstable is a community of 48,000 people on Cape Cod.… Read More