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WEIRTON WV (February 21, 2017):

Frontier Services Group of Companies, recent purchaser of the 1,100-acre former Weirton Steel property, announces that Bryce Custer, SIOR, CCIM, Petrochemical and Energy Services Specialist will serve as the exclusive Listing Agent for the property.  “We are fortunate to have Custer on our team” said Robert Zuchlewski, Chief Operation Officer at Frontier Group of Companies.  “Custer will be coordinating his efforts with Chris Wietig, Sales and Marketing Manager at Frontier, to market the property which includes Brown’s Island” said Zuchlewski.

Custer is also actively involved with marketing the Mingo Junction, OH property.  Custer continues to market ~100 acres of barge and rail served property at the Mingo Junction site.  “In addition to Weirton and Mingo Junction, Custer will also be responsible for marketing another of our recent acquisitions; the former AEP Kammer facility south of Moundsville, WV along the Ohio River” said David P. Franjoine, president of Frontier. “Custer’s real estate background in the energy services space, knowledge of rail and logistics combined with his chemistry background make him uniquely qualified to represent our interests along the Ohio River Corridor” said Franjoine.

Custer is also working closely with Patrick Ford, executive director of The Business Development Corporation of the Western Panhandle.  In addition to the BDC, Custer has been working with Kris Hopkins, Director, Business and Industrial Development for the State of West Virgina Department of Commerce and James C. Owrey, National Accounts, WV Department of Commerce to attract businesses to West Virgina.

“The potential for the Weirton property is tremendous” said Custer.  “The facility is ripe for re-purposing and bringing companies and jobs to the Weirton area. We have been working diligently to attract companies to the area and anticipate an announcement coming soon.”  said Custer.

“With the Shell Cracker to the north, and the proposed PTTP Cracker to the south, Weirton is strategically located to benefit from the energy companies and derivatives companies looking for locations in the Appalachian Basin, Ohio River Corridor”  said Custer.  We are at the cusp of the next chapter of history for Weirton and the Ohio River Corridor” “From the “Rust Belt” to the “Plastic Belt” said Custer.

Bryce Custer, SIOR, CCIM, Petrochemical and Energy Services, is licensed in the State of West Virginia as a commercial agent with Harvey Goodman Realtor, Broker and in the State of Ohio with NAI Spring Commercial Realty, Broker.  Custer specializes in the Energy, Oil & Gas and Derivative Industries:  Industrial, Office, Land, Rail & Barge served properties within the Appalachian Basin and the Ohio River Corridor; Eastern Ohio and Western West Virginia.  Custer can be reached at (330) 418-9287 or

02/22/2017 - 16:30


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