Port of Kalama Appoints Development Manager Jacobo Salan

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Salan is the first full-time development manager at the Port and will manage all capital construction projects and improvements.

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Port of Kalama Appoints Development Manager Jacobo Salan

The Port of Kalama is at an exciting crossroads with a number of important improvements and construction projects – we know the expertise Jacobo brings to this role will ensure successful outcomes.

The Port of Kalama has appointed a new development manager, Jacobo Salan. Salan is the first full-time development manager at the Port and will manage all capital construction projects and improvements.

Salan, who has a strong background in construction and business management, has served as a project engineer and superintendent on numerous large construction projects for Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.

Salan holds a BS in construction management from Brigham Young University.

Just some of the Port of Kalama construction projects Salan will manage include:

  •     Railroad upgrades at Temco site;
  •     Construction of new Port Administrative Offices and Interpretive Center; Development of Haydu Park;
  •     Improvements at the Kalama River Industrial Park;
  •     Waterfront trails and park enhancements.

“The Port of Kalama is at an exciting crossroads with a number of important improvements and construction projects – we know the expertise Jacobo brings to this role will ensure successful outcomes,” said Mark Wilson, executive director, Port of Kalama. “His proven attention to detail and ability to keep projects on track will be a benefit to the entire Kalama community.”

About Port of Kalama – Where rail and water meet:
The Port of Kalama is located in Southwest Washington on the Columbia River and immediately off of Interstate Highway 5. The port exists to induce capital investment in an environmentally responsible manner to create jobs and to enhance public recreational opportunities. Port of Kalama's industrial area includes five miles of riverfront property adjacent to the 43' federally-maintained deep draft navigation channel of the Columbia River. The Port is served by the Burlington Northern/Santa Fe and Union Pacific railroads. There are over 20 industries located at the Port of Kalama, employing over 830 people. Port of Kalama offers all the superior facilities businesses need to thrive, and an unsurpassed quality of life. The port offers shovel ready sites, a new Industrial Park, state of the art Marine Terminals and transportation accessibility to rail and highway all just a 30 minute drive to the Portland International Airport. Port of Kalama also offers high-bandwidth communications, with dual access fiber-optic service to Seattle and Portland. Properties currently available at the port for businesses wishing to expand and thrive: http://www.showcase.com/lnewman@portofkalama.com Visit http://portofkalama.com/industrial_property.

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