Miami-Dade County, City Officials Still Negotiating Stadium Plan Financing

Sigo, Shelly
February 2001
Bond Buyer;02/13/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31076, p3
Trade Publication
Focuses on Miami-Dade County and Miami city officials' negotiations on a proposal to provide bond financing for a stadium to keep baseball's Florida Marlins in the area for 40 years. Absence of a final site for the retractable roof ballpark in Florida; Letter of understanding between team owner John Henry and Miami-Dade County Mayor Alex Penelas; Sources of revenues for bond financing.


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