DENVER & MARTINSBURG, W.Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OmniTRAX, one of the fastest growing railroads in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, is extending its new Rail-Ready Sites program to the West Virginia branch of the Winchester & Western Railroad (WW). The Rail-Ready Sites program connects rail-served sites with customers in need of property to access the benefits of rail.
OmniTRAX worked closely with the Berkeley County, WV Development Authority to identify the best developable, rail-ready sites along the Winchester and Western railroad. The initial six sites, which total 795 acres and range from 35 to 500 acre parcels, are ideal locations for rail-served manufacturing, food and beverage processing, and distribution facilities. To review these sites and learn more how OmniTRAX can help you locate on rail, please visit us at this link.
“We are off and running with our Rail-Ready Sites program and are thrilled to add these locations in Berkeley County, WV. Our team is excited to work with the local experts in Berkeley County to bring new jobs and economic growth to the region,” said Ean Johnson, Vice President of Economic Development at OmniTRAX.
“Berkeley County is seeing an industrial resurgence and the Winchester & Western Railroad is an integral part of that momentum,” said Sandy Hamilton, Executive Director, Berkeley County Development Authority. “We look forward to partnering with OmniTRAX to continue developing sites and bringing new opportunities and advantages to our local communities.”
About OmniTRAX, Inc.
As one of North America’s largest and fastest growing private railroad and transportation management companies, OmniTRAX's core capabilities range from providing transportation and supply chain management services to railroad and port companies, to providing intermodal and industrial switching operations to railroads, ports and a diverse group of industrial companies. Through its affiliation with The Broe Group and its portfolio of managed companies, OmniTRAX also has the unique capability of offering specialized industrial development and real estate solutions, both on and off the rail network managed by OmniTRAX. More information is available at omnitrax.com.
About The Broe Group
Based in Denver, The Broe Group and its affiliates form a privately-owned, multi-billion-dollar real estate, transportation, energy and investment organization with assets owned and managed across North America. Together, Broe managed companies employ more than 1,000 people and support employment of thousands of others through operations such as its Great Western Industrial Park in Northern Colorado. Its transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX, Inc., is one of North America’s largest private railroad and transportation management companies specializing in: management services, railroad and port services, intermodal solutions and industrial switching operations. Its energy affiliates include Great Western Petroleum LLC, the largest private operator in the third most prolific U.S. basin. Broe Real Estate Group acquires, develops and manages office and industrial properties, medical office buildings and multi-family communities across the country, including premier assets in many of the most desirable markets. The Broe Group also has multiple investment affiliates, including Three Leaf Ventures, which is focused on innovative healthcare technology start-ups. For more information, visit broe.com.
About Berkeley County Development Authority (BCDA).
The Berkeley County Development Authority’s mission is to facilitate growth of business in the county. We are a local agency that assists businesses as they consider the many advantages of moving to or expanding operations in Berkeley County. Our goal is to connect you with the many opportunities that our county has to offer. More information is available at http://www.developmentauthority.com/