OmniTRAX, City of Washington Economic Development Office Initiate Promotion of Rail-Ready Sites on Georgia Woodlands Railroad
Rail-served locations feature proximity to all of the Southeast, great infrastructure and access to a well-trained workforce
DENVER – OmniTRAX Inc., a comprehensive logistics solutions provider and affiliate of The Broe Group, is working with the Economic Development office of the City of Washington, Ga. to bring its Rail-Ready Sites program to the Georgia Woodlands Railroad (GWRC). The OmniTRAX Rail-Ready Sites program connects companies looking to maximize supply chain performance with rail-served properties.
OmniTRAX and Washington are initially marketing three rail-served sites on the GWRC, ranging from 19 to 59 acres, that can be combined into one site totaling 128 acres, all ready for industrial development. The GWRC interchanges with CSX in Barnett, Ga. and provides numerous customers with regional logistics services, including bulk transfer-distribution and railcar storage.
“With great infrastructure that includes some of the fastest broadband in rural Georgia, Washington is a great location for a wide variety of companies, particularly those related to the timber industry. The region has a highly trained and eager workforce, and OmniTRAX is committed to drawing businesses that will benefit from rail-served sites,” said Justin Strickland, Director of Industrial Development at OmniTRAX.
Washington and Wilkes County are attractive locations for wood products finishing, wood product manufacturing, paper manufacturing, small-to-medium sized advanced process manufacturing, plastics manufacturing, textile mills, apparel manufacturing, agricultural processing, transportation equipment manufacturing and fabricated metal product manufacturing
industries. To review the available sites and learn more about how OmniTRAX helps companies locate on rail-served properties, visit this link.
“Washington and Wilkes County have all the amenities of a larger city with hometown feel. We look forward to working with OmniTRAX and the Georgia Woodlands Railroad to attract world-class operations to the area,” said Janet Parker, Economic Development Director, Washington, Ga.