Stadium First, Then Team
- D.C. Ballpark Debt to Sell This Month. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;4/3/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32352, p1
The article reports that the District of Columbia will sell bonds valued at $535 million to finance the construction of a baseball stadium to house the Washington Nationals. The bonds will be sold in late April 2006, instead of mid-May 2006 schedule. The date has been moved up because the...
- D.C. Officials: Ballpark Bonds Still Set, Despite Rising Costs. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;11/22/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32264, p3
Focuses on the effort of Washington D.C. to pay the construction of a new baseball stadium. Pursuance on the sale of municipal bonds; Citations of the plan of the government to divert the intended amount to pay for paving surrounding roads; Sale of tax-revenue anticipation notes.
- D.C. Ballpark Deal Now at $534M, Tax-Exempt and Taxable. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;11/16/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32260, p6
Reports on the plan of the District of Columbia to issue multimillion dollars-worth in taxable bonds for the construction of a new home for the Washington National's baseball team. Factors threatening the realization of the bond transaction; Selection of UBS Financial Services Inc. as the...
- Conway, Ark., Readies $14M for Youth Sports Complexes. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;11/14/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32754, p5
The article reports that the city of Conway in Arkansas is planning to spend the negotiated sale of $14.1 million of capital improvement bonds in the construction of youth sports complexes. The city will build a sport complex with nine baseball fields for boys at the former Faulkner County...
- D.C. Could Sell $349M For Ballpark. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;3/11/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31590, p1
Reports on possible issuance of multimillion dollar in municipal bonds for building a ballpark in Washington D.C. Estimated price tag for building the ballpark; Imposition of various taxes to collect money for building the ballpark; Ratings assigned to the bonds.
- Ballpark financing no surprise to experts. Allen, Mike // San Diego Business Journal;02/28/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p1
Reports the plans of city officials to borrow money to fund the Padres ballpark in San Diego, California. Need to obtain money as part of the memorandum of understanding negotiated between the city and Padres; Issuance of tax-exempt municipal bonds; Estimates of annual bond payments; Financial...
- Standoff continues over payments for Milwaukee stadium. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;10/15/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30500, p31
Reports that government officials of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, are opposing the Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District's call on the city to increase its financial support for the construction of a new ballpark. Board's rejection of the city's proposal; City government's rejection...
- A Subtle Change In Muni Swaps. O'Leary, Christopher // Investment Dealers' Digest;4/21/2003, Vol. 69 Issue 16, p11
Reports on the U.S. municipal bond sector as of April 21, 2003. Strong new issue volume; Municipal bond swaps market players' use of the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) instead of the Municipal Swap Index; Reasons for the preference for Libor; Influence of 'non-traditional' investors on...
- Yields Rise 1 to 2 Basis Points; D.C. Sells $330 Million of GOs. Chelsa, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;7/18/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31680, p2
Reports on the rise in yields from New York City's municipal bonds on July 17, 2003. Sale of general obligation bonds by District of Columbia; Bonds offered in the market; Yields from other bonds.