Report Sees Trouble for Convention Center Hotels

Sanchez, Humberto
January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/19/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32052, p5
Trade Publication
Discusses the Brookings Institution's report on the decline in attendance at conventions in the United States. Repayment difficulties for tax-exempt bonds issued to finance the construction of hotels built to serve the convention centers; Comments of Heywood Sanders, author of the report, on the lack of impact of the declining attendance on bonds that financed the convention centers; Reasons why convention center bonds are not affected by the declining attendance trend.


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