MassDevelopment to Issue $10.4 Million in Utility Bonds for Transmission System

Higginbotham, Stacey
January 2001
Bond Buyer;01/24/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31063, p32
Trade Publication
Reports on the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency's issuance of 10.4 million dollars in utility bonds to increase capacity on its transmission system in the Fort Devens economic revitalization zone. Need to upgrade the utility to satisfy the demand from companies located on the site and companies ready to move there; Revenue supporting the bonds.


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