TITLE

An idea in Pittsburgh: Build a stadium for a team, cash in if the team's sold

AUTHOR(S)
Demenchuk, Michael
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;11/25/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30280, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Allegheny County, Pennsylvania controller Frank Lucchino has proposed making the county government an investor in the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team. Plan to build a stadium for the team in exchange for allowing the county to take a percentage of the increase in team value if the team is sold; Voters' refusal to raise the sales tax to build the stadium and other facilities.
ACCESSION #
9712051218

 

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