A New York City firm has acquired more than 2,300 acres of land in Wasatch County next to Deer Valley Resort, a deal expected to hasten development on ground that has for decades been seen as a prime location for a large project.
Extell Development Company acquired the land from two firms under the corporate umbrella of Netherlands-based Stichting Mayflower. The acreage is on the Deer Valley Resorts side of U.S. 40 at the Mayflower exit. It is just south of Deer Valley's Jordanelle Express Gondola.
When the Mayflower land was put on the market, in the spring of 2014, it was publicized the acreage may have Wasatch County development rights involving approximately 2,400 units. A precise number was