Investors Line Up for Opportunity to Help Finance D.C. Stadium

Vadum, Matthew
January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/20/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32053, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the application of funding proposals with the city by the eight would-be investors who want to win the right to raise private funding for half of the planned baseball stadium in Washington, D.C. Confirmation of the receipt of application by chief financial officer Natwar M. Gandhi; Proposal of local developer Herbert S. Miller to help finance ballpark construction; Proposition of Gates Group to give an amount to the city in exchange for the right to collect part of the revenues from a special parking district to be created around the ballpark.


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