THE COLUMBIA GROUP We help clients build relationships, solve problems, and secure lasting agreements. We've built a team of rail industry experts that together tackle tough logistics and development challenges. We apply multiple disciplines to get the job done:
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- Technical assistance with rail infrastructure, operations, facilities, real estate, and right-of-way issues;
- Project development and advocacy specific to the rail and logistics industry;
- Government affairs at all levels of government, including tribal nation relations; and
- Marketing and economic development strategies for rail projects large and small.
A REFRESHING APPROACH Our approach is to listen and learn the client’s needs, develop an approach that aligns expectations and results, tailor the strategy to ensure that outcomes are understood and measurable, and ensure that progress and results are communicated timely. We’ll work with you to tailor a working agreement that meets your needs and expectations. We offer a monthly retainer for ongoing support, or a project-oriented agreement that’s tied to completion of specific goals, timeframes, or milestones.
A GROWING CUSTOMER BASE The Columbia Group has established a strong base of outstanding clients, including multiple railroad holding companies and short lines, a national construction company, a regional commercial real estate developer, international engineering firms, Wall Street equity investors, and one of the nation’s largest food retailers.