ESDC Panel Clears $160M in Ballpark Bonds

Whalen, Robert
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/26/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32368, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that the New York City- based company Empire State Development Corp. has gave its preliminary approval for up to 160 million dollars of state-backed bonds to finance parking facilities for the stadiums planned for the Major League Baseball's teams Mets and Yankees. In addition to state-backed bonds, officials with the baseball teams and the New York City Industrial Development Agency are waiting for clearance from the Internal Revenue Service to sell tax-exempt debt.


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