Construction to Begin on Rail-Served Property at Logistics Park Kansas City; Development Team Expands

The Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) team of BNSF Railway (BNSF) and NorthPoint Development will begin construction of an industrial rail spur and North Park near the LPKC Intermodal Facility. The rail spur will open 325 acres of rail-served property on Waverly Road north of 183rd Street known as North Park. At full build-out, the North Park will accommodate 3.4 million square feet of rail-served space, which is in addition to the 11 million square feet of warehouse building capacity at LPKC. BNSF’s multimillion dollar investment in constructing the industrial lead track coincides with the City of Edgerton’s Waverly Road Improvement Project. Construction of the rail spur is projected to be complete in mid-2016.

In addition, two experienced members of the BNSF Economic Development team — John Rider and Cary Hutchings — have joined the LPKC team. Rider; who helps expand and establish new rail-served sites in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa; will work with customers interested in locating facilities in the rail-served North Park area at LPKC. Hutchings will be primarily responsible for…

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