Are you looking for the ultimate way to ground your kids?  Or are you trying to find the perfect place for your "Red Room" games?  Well, you need to look into this 47 acres prison that's now on the market!

The Deerfield Correctional Facility in Ionia, Michigan is up for sale after plans to turn it into a private federal immigration detention facility fell through.  The facility has been closed since 2009, but that just means that you have 10 years of homeless and transient people's garbage to explore!

The Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority lists the property as:

The subject property is approximately 47 acres in size and located just over 2 miles southwest of downtown Ionia, Michigan. The facility proper contains 4 housing buildings for a total capacity of approximately 1,200 individuals in Secure Level 1 status. Additional buildings contained on the property include a Chapel, Programs, Gymnasium, Food Service, Health Care/Administration, Human Resources/Training and Maintenance/Warehouse/Store.

- Property Information via

If you are interested, you need to start working on your application because it "must be received before 12:00 noon Eastern Time on Friday, July 19, 2019 through email to"

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