The Point looks to bring sustainability and expansion to Utah State Prison site

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Nestled next to the Utah and Salt Lake County border, near the bustling Silicon Slopes, is the Utah State Prison in Draper. With a new correctional facility being built in Salt Lake City, the 700 acre state-owned property is a prime spot for redevelopment, and it is planned to become available in mid-2022.

Enter “The Point,” a project that has been in the works since 2016 when the new correctional facility broke ground. The vision for the property was then released in 2018.

That vision anticipates job, revenue and environmentally sustainable growth.

Fast forward to Monday, when planning efforts for the new development were launched. A release focused on the development called it, “one of the most significant economic development opportunities in Utah history.”
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