NorthPoint, KC Southern are on track to develop 220 industrial acres in Texas

Two Kansas City companies have linked up as master developers for a 220-acre industrial project in a Dallas suburb.

Kansas City Southern last week announced a joint agreement with Riverside-based NorthPoint Development to build out the master planned Wylie Logistics Park, located adjacent to the railroad company’s David L. Starling Wylie Intermodal Terminal in Wylie, Texas, northeast of Dallas.

Wylie Logistics Park boasts a potential warehouse and distribution building capacity of 2.4 million square feet; plans depict six buildings ranging from 185,000 to 800,000 square feet.

The park also features on-site access to Kansas City Southern rail service, a dual feed electrical system with redundant power, a heavy-haul road network and a state-of-the-art intermodal terminal.

The Dallas metro area is the nation’s fourth-fastest-growing industrial market and offers a business-friendly environment to boot, Ginger Adamiak, vice president for chemical and energy products at Kansas City Southern, said in a recent release.

“We are extremely bullish on the opportunities that the Wylie Logistics Park offers,” NorthPoint President Chad Meyer said in the release. “Wylie is a supportive, pro-business municipality partnering with a unique Class I intermodal facility that has the best direct connectivity to the growing East Coast ports.

“Couple this with exceptional demographics from an e-commerce demand and the great labor pool that this development requires, and you have all of the ingredients for a very successful project.”

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