CHICAGO -- Wayne County, Mich. is expected to vote Tuesday, Nov. 19 on a proposal to sell an unfinished, bond-financed jail project in downtown Detroit to a private developer.

The agreement calls for a real estate company owned by influential Detroit developer Dan Gilbert to pay the county $50 million for five county-owned properties near downtown Detroit. That includes $20 million for the failed jail site, and $30 million for other properties, including the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice, two jails and a juvenile detention facility.

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