Syracuse's Destiny USA Project Once Again in Jeopardy After Council Vote

Whalen, Robert
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/26/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32410, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the controversy over Destiny USA project planned in Syracuse, New York after city legislators rejected a proposed settlement between the city and retail shopping mall operator and developer Robert Congel. The vote against the agreement has scuttled plans for Syracuse Industrial Development Agency. Members of the Syracuse Common Council are concerned that elected city officials do not have sufficient oversight and control over Destiny's future.


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