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Corporate welfare subsidies in Orem

There is a $63 million corporate tax incentive to the University Mall, called University Place in the works. There are around 3,000 businesses in Orem. Is it fair to give this tax incentive to one of the largest companies and 2nd largest tax payer. What do competitors of the University Mall who reside in Orem have to say about this? Is this the proper role of local government? If there must be a tax, shouldn't it be fair and equal? What is Orem City's criteria for giving this same tax incentive to other businesses? What if all of Orem's business asked for the same tax incentive?