With approximately 7,500 empty beds currently in our inventory, numerous expansion opportunities in our 38 owned facilities and a strong balance sheet enabling us to build new facilities to support customer needs, CCA is uniquely positioned to capitalize on a continuing environment of restricted prison bed supply."
There's never any empty beds in CCA Arizona. CCA shuffles prisoners around to keep AZ beds full at the highest rate, with U.S. Marshall's, Alaska, etc. They move the lower paying inmates to states with lower costs, like Oklahoma and Mississippi, where they don't have competition-driven wages.
7,500 empty beds in a corporation that says they need 95% occupancy to make a profit should give a dire warning.