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Summary: West Lafayette Building Corp., Indiana West Lafayette; General Obligation; General Obligation Equivalent Security Sep 11
Standard & Poors, September 2011
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'AA' long-term rating and stable outlook to West Lafayette Building Corp., Ind.'s series 2011 first-mortgage refunding bonds, supported by the city of West Lafayette. We also affirmed the 'AA' long-term and underlying ratings (SPUR) on existing debt supported by the city. The ratings reflect the city's: Role as a regional employment and services center, anchored by Purdue University; Very strong general fund reserves, supported by additional unrestricted reserves outside of the general fund; and Low debt burden with no debt plans. Despite being indicative of the large student population, the city's low income level partially offsets these strengths. The 'AA' rating on West Lafayette Redevelopment Authority's series 2001 lease rental bonds has been...
Companies mentioned in this report are: West Lafayette,West Lafayette Redev Auth,West Lafayette Bldg Corp
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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West Lafayette,West Lafayette Redev Auth,West Lafayette Bldg Corp