Palm Beach County donated the land to Scripps Florida in 2006 to cement deal to bring Scripps to Abacoa.
Second of two parts
It started as a deal-sweetener to ensure that Scripps Florida would be built at Abacoa.
Now the vacant 70 acres at Alton in Palm Beach Gardens could become a key piece of a deal worth hundreds of millions to convert Scripps Florida into a branch of the University of Florida.
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University of Florida to pay $100 for all of Scripps Florida’s assets, including its three Jupiter buildings and 70 vacant acres in Alton.
First of two parts
Fifteen years ago, the state put up $310 million and Palm Beach County put up $269 million to bring The Scripps Research Institute to Abacoa.
Last month, Scripps agreed to hand it all over to the University of Florida for $100.
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