DENVER & WINCHESTER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OmniTRAX, one of the fastest growing railroads in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, is bringing its Rail-Ready Sites program to the Winchester & Western Railroad (WW) in Virginia. The Rail-Ready Sites program connects rail-served properties with customers looking to maximize supply chain efficiencies.
OmniTRAX is partnering with Frederick County Economic Development Authority to identify and market the best rail served sites along the Winchester and Western railroad. The initial three sites, which total 182 acres, are ideal locations for advanced manufacturing, food processing and agribusiness facilities. To review these sites and learn more about how OmniTRAX helps companies locate on rail-served properties, visit this link.
“The Northern Shenandoah Valley is one of the most dynamic areas for industrial development on the east coast and the Rail-Ready sites we’re promoting with Frederick County Economic Development Authority have everything a company could want. Located along the rapidly growing Interstate 81 corridor, the location is within hours of more than 100 million people, it has a great workforce to draw from and has very business-friendly state and local governments,” said Ean Johnson, CEcD, Vice President of Industrial Development at OmniTRAX.
“Frederick County’s transportation infrastructure and proximity to major markets has proven to be advantageous for advanced manufacturers, allowing them to get products to market quickly and efficiently,” said Patrick Barker, Frederick County Economic Development Authority Executive Director. “The County has a strong manufacturing base, which includes employers like KraftHeinz, Trex and Rubbermaid. Partnership with OmniTRAX’s Rail-Ready Sites program is important as we recruit premier, and soon-to-be premier, companies to join them.”
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 Frederick County Economic Development Authority
The Frederick County Economic Development Authority focuses on creating a diverse and strong business base by providing a wide array of information and services to help businesses expand or locate operations in Frederick County, Virginia. More information is available at YesFrederickVA.com.