Norway sells Arendal prison for 12.7 million kroner in a hefty bidding round

Prison cellPhoto: Vegard Wivestad Grøtt / NTB
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Arendal prison has been sold for NOK 12.7 million. That is NOK 4.6 million above the suggested price.

A total of 23 bids were submitted from three stakeholders, Statsbygg revealed on Monday. Furthermore, 50 buyers expressed interest when the property was put on the market.

The property is located one kilometer from the center of Arendal and has a plot area of ​​6,847 square meters. The building area is 3,596 square meters.

The prison was sold since Agder prison was opened last summer. The new prison has 100 places in Mandal and 200 places in Froland.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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1 Comment on "Norway sells Arendal prison for 12.7 million kroner in a hefty bidding round"

  1. Will the prison no longer be used for prisoners?

    As can be seen in the States, privatizing prisons is an extremely bad idea.

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