Real estate developer has plans for former youth correctional facility in Paso Robles
It’s possible that the former youth correctional facility in Paso Robles won’t be vacant for much longer.
That’s because a Southern California real estate company, Majestic Realty, is in contract with the State of California to purchase the 135-acre property at 4545 Airport Road. It’s just west of the Paso Robles Municipal Airport and north of Dry Creek Road.
The site closed back in 2008 after it no longer met program requirements. Now years later, barbed wire fencing and surveillance cameras surround old, rundown buildings, some with cracked windows.
“We are in the very preliminary stages of doing a site plan and design,” said Taylor Talt, Majestic Realty Senior Vice President.
About 60 structures sit on the property. The Department of Corrections says the first juvenile wards were housed there in 1947.
“The buildings in their existing condition haven’t been utilized for…