Watco’s South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad will serve a new $325 million Barlett soybean crushing facility in Montgomery County, Kans.

Industrial Development Briefs

Intermodal service provider Tiger Cool Express will develop a logistics center at the former Union Pacific Cold Connect warehouse in Wallula, Wash. In addition, CSX has designated a third Tennessee property as a CSX Select Site; Bartlett, a Savage Company, will build a $325 million soybean crushing facility in Kansas, to be served by Watco; and the U.S. Economic Development Administration is awarding CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants for the construction of a new industrial rail spur in Arkansas and improvements to the Lubbock Rail Port in Texas.

The Global Transportation & Industrial Park of Oklahoma includes more than 200 acres for air, rail and truck transport as well as spaces for transloading, warehousing, distribution and manufacturing. (Photo: Business Wire)

WP Global to Develop Oklahoma Logistics Facility

A $124 million development plan is now in place to transform a significant portion of Oklahoma’s Ardmore Industrial Airport into a multi-modal logistics facility. WP Global Holdings—comprising Watco, Knightsbridge Partners and Chickasaw Nation—and property owner Ardmore Development Authority are leading the multi-phase effort under a public-private leasing agreement.