OmniTRAX, Broe Group Break Ground on $92M Facility for A&R Logistics Near Port of Savannah

by Alex Tostado

RINCON, GA. — Transportation holding company OmniTRAX Inc. and investment firm The Broe Group have broken ground on a build-to-suit facility within Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub, an industrial park located in Effingham County 12 miles from the Port of Savannah. Denver-based OmniTRAX is the master developer of the 2,700-acre industrial park owned by Effingham County Industrial Development Authority. Louisville, Ky.-based A&R Logistics Inc. has signed a 12-year lease guaranteeing approximately 610,000 square feet of the project with an option to expand to 1 million square feet. Completion of the facility is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020. OmniTRAX will construct more than seven miles of park-serving rail infrastructure, a multi-customer OmniTRAX rail yard located nearby and a 200-plus-car dedicated rail yard for A&R. OmniTRAX will spend $92 million constructing the building and railyard where A&R will package and ship plastic pellets, according to the Savannah Morning News. A&R will receive, process and send out shipments internationally from the industrial park via its connection with Class 1 railroads CSX and Norfolk Southern.

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