Working closely with companies, communities, and consultants to develop transportation solutions.

THIS IS WHAT WE DO

BNSF's Economic Development Team can help guide you from initial design to construction completion.

BNSF Railway’s Economic Development team can help you:

  • Select a site for a new facility
  • Expand on an existing site
  • Evaluate transportation options
  • Improve transportation infrastructure
  • Establish rail service
  • Navigate the process

How it Works

BNSF’s team of Economic Development regional managers are here to help facilitate and expedite the development and expansion of your rail-served facility. Choose an option that might work best for you from the list below to learn more:

Build a new facility

1. Contact BNSF
2. Select a site
3. Review operating needs
4. Finalize track design
5. Finalize agreements
6. Construct & inspect track
7. Begin shipping

Expand a current facility

1. Contact BNSF
2. Review operating needs
3. Finalize track designs
4. Finalize agreements
5. Construct & inspect track
6. Begin shipping

Lease track from BNSF

1. Contact BNSF
2. Review operating needs
3. Finalize agreements
4. Begin shipping

To get started, reach out to your BNSF Economic Development Regional Manager.

AVAILABLE SITES READY FOR IMMEDIATE DEVELOPMENT

BNSF offers a wide range of sites available for rapid development including Certified Sites, Logistics Centers and Logistics Parks. If you have another site in mind please contact your BNSF Economic Development Regional Manager.

BNSF CERTIFIED SITES

  • Sites undergo a vigorous review process
  • Ready for development
  • Direct-rail served

BNSF LOGISTICS CENTERS

  • BNSF-owned business parks
  • Direct rail service
  • Multiple customers handling multiple commodities

BNSF LOGISTICS PARKS

  • Warehouse and distribution center developments anchored by BNSF intermodal facilities
  • Available for all intermodal service offerings
  • Provides increased supply chain efficiency, reduced costs and a lower carbon footprint

PREMIER SITES AND PARKS

Contact Us

Because each project is unique, collaboration with your Economic Development regional manager is essential in determining a plan that fits your exact needs.

Territories Map Don Karls Justin Pearson Lindsay Van Meter John Rider Jennifer Fitzgerald Peiter Hjertstedt Eric Pitcher Janet Black Jared Garmon Gary Laffoon

 

  Name Contact
North Director Tel: 817-593-6917
Idaho, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia Tel: 360-418-6278
Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Manitoba Tel: 701-280-7200
Illinois, Wisconsin Tel: 312-850-5699
Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming Tel: 303-480-6440
Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska Tel: 913-551-4148
South Director Tel: 817-867-6467
California Tel: 909-386-4020
Arizona, New Mexico Tel: 623-463-4133
North Texas, Oklahoma Tel: 817-867-6526
South Texas Tel: 817-867-0763
Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee Tel: 817-593-4035
Assistant Vice President Tel: 817-867-6336

Unit Train Contacts

Area Name Contact
Director Tel: 817-867-6436
Coal/Wind/Pipe Tel: 817-867-0779
Sand Tel: 913-551-4146
Unit Train North Tel: 817-867-6522
Unit Train South Tel: 817-867-0804
Renewables/Special Projects Tel: 817-867-6124