BNSF Breaks Ground on Logistics Center Hudson
Construction is officially underway on a 430-acre logistics facility logistics center in Hudson, called Logistics Center Hudson, designed to give customers better access to Denver and surrounding markets via new rail-served sites.
BNSF Railway (BNSF), one of the largest freight transportation companies in North America, was drawn to the location of the site due to the low industrial vacancy rates in the area, making it the optimal location for a rail-served site. The site is located approximately 25 miles north of DIA and 30 miles northeast of downtown Denver. It offers unrestricted access to a high population growth area where the industrial market continues to strengthen.
“The Town of Hudson is thrilled to have entered into a long-term relationship with BNSF. This logistics center is not only important to Hudson but it now makes the town an important regional center. BNSF has been tremendous to work with and we can’t wait to see what the future holds for us,” said Hudson Town Manager Guy Patterson.
Logistics Center Hudson will feature 15 sites for customers who wish to ship via individual railcars and a unit train site for customers who ship entire trainloads. The available sites are customizable to meet customers’ needs. In addition to gaining access to the BNSF network, businesses that locate at Hudson will also have easy access to Interstate 76.
“Establishing logistic centers, including the one in Hudson, is the latest way we are working to make sure new, existing and potential customers who want to locate on rail in a densely populated, growing industrial market have the option to do so. By purchasing and developing land in advance, we can help our customers save time and money when they are looking to expand or relocate their facility,” said Colby Tanner, assistant vice president, economic development.
BNSF Logistics Centers focus on offering direct rail service in multi-customer, multi-commodity business parks. BNSF invests directly in the development of the facility to create sites in under-served, strategic, end-user markets. These facilities can service carload, unit train customers, or both.
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