Butler Correctional Facility


Request For Expression of Interest (RFEI) for the Redevelopment of the Former Butler Correctional Facility


Wayne County, in partnership with the Wayne County Industrial Development Agency, is seeking input on the redevelopment of the former Butler Correctional Facility through a Request For Expressions of Interest (RFEI). With a focus on innovative redevelopment opportunities, there is a revived interest in breathing new life into the site. Wayne County is actively engaging with state and local leadership and invite real estate developers, businesses, and community stakeholders to respond to the RFEI.

The RFEI, Submission Form, and supporting documents can be found below. Please complete the Submission Form and return it to Tracy Verrier at tracy.verrier@mrbgroup.com no later than 4:00 p.m. on February 7, 2024.

    Request for Expression of Interest (RFEI)         Updated as of January 15th

    Submission Form

    Site Visit Waiver (non-mandatory) 


Access the attached press release for additional insights into Wayne County's initiative and the Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI).

Please note that the Existing Utilities Assessment, located below under 'Additional Documentation' has also been updated as of January 15th.

RFEI Updates

Changes were made to the RFEI document, particularly regarding wastewater and water systems. The updated RFEI can be accessed above.

A non-mandatory site visit was held on January 23, 2024.

Inquiries received concerning the RFEI have been organized and addressed. 

You can access the compiled responses by clicking on the document link provided below.

RFEI Schedule

ScheduleDate and time 
Release RFEI and Press Release January 09, 2024
RSVP due for Site visit January 19, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.
Site visit to Butler PrisonJanuary 23, 2024 at 10:00 a.m.
Deadline for Questions (submit to tracy.verrier@mrbgroup.com)January 25, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.
Answers posted to websiteJanuary 31, 2024
Submission DueFebruary 7, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.


Thank you for your interest and we look forward to your submission.