Shopping Dorm

Cohen, Jackie
August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/4/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32438, p39
Trade Publication
The article reports that the University of Hawaii's Hilo campus is working on a public partnership to finance a new dormitory. The facility to called China-U.S. Center would combine student housing with a shopping center. The effort was prompted by a lack of state funding. The school will provide land as equity in the project.


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