In Kansas, a STAR Bond Program Is Reborn to Spread Development
- KDFA is off to see the Wizard for theme park STAR bonds. Sanders, Lisa; Figler, Andrea // Bond Buyer;01/29/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30568, p4
Reports on the Kansas Development Finance Authority's (KDFA) preparation to sell debt issues for a Wizard of Oz theme park. Plan to offer sales tax accelerated revenue (STAR) bonds; Proposed structure and pricing of the STAR bonds; Importance of financing to the Oz project's structure; Possible...
- Johnson County, Kan., Axes Oz-Themed Amusement Park. Victory, Darren // Bond Buyer;10/10/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31240, p6
Reports on the cancellation of the construction of the Oz-themed amusement park in De Soto, Kansas by Johnson County Commission. Impact of the cancellation on the sale of tax-exempt revenue bond; Termination of a feasibility study for the amusement park; Amount allocated for the proposed project.
- Voter Coaster. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;7/15/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31677, p33
Announces that Hot Springs, Arkansas voters approved a $4.4 million revenue bond authorization to finance part of a $7 million-plus roller coaster for the Magic Springs and Crystal Falls amusement park in Arkansas in the first week of July 2003. Issuance of tax-exempt bonds for tourism-related...
- Bonds to bring Dorothy home waver with Kansas bill. Sanders, Lisa // Bond Buyer;04/29/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30630, p30
Focuses on the proposed legislative measure that would allow the use of bond to finance the Wonderful World of Oz theme park in Kansas. Key provisions; Role of the state Development Finance Authority in the proposed bond issue; Technical amendments of the bill.
- Amusement park bonds: Too scary, or worth the ride? Karchmer, Jennifer // Bond Buyer;03/16/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30599, p6
Examines amusement park bonds in the United States. Attractive area of investment because of high yield; Fund managers' finding of value in those accompanied by local voter support; Things to look for in amusement park bonds; Examples of such bonds.
- Double first at luxury resort. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;11/17/2003, Issue 2590, p46
Features the development of various theme parks in Tunisia.
- What's new. // Business New Hampshire Magazine;Aug93, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p9
Reports on tourist attractions opened in the summer of 1993 in New Hampshire. Economic impact; Story Land in Glen; Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth; Santa's Village in Jefferson; Owners; Special features.
- Disney with an Accent. Shillinglaw, James // Travel Agent;4/15/2002, Vol. 307 Issue 12, p92
Features the attractions at the Disneyland Paris Resort in France. Introduction of the Walt Disney Studios theme park; Services offered at the Production Courtyard; Lists of hotels within the resort.
- FOLLOWING THE MOUSE. Cain, Sandi // Orange County Business Journal;05/14/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 20, p22
Reports on the impact of Walt Disney Co.'s California Adventure theme park on tourist attractions in Southern California. Attendance at Disney's theme park; Sea World's focus on local advertising; Universal Studios' introduction of a bus service for customers called Universal Studios Express.