Our Mission

Our mission is to provide superior value to our clients by utilizing our network of private and public development and commercial real estate professionals for organizations capitalizing on the emerging petrochemical and plastics industries burgeoning across the country.

About EPIC Services Group

EPIC Services Group (a subsidiary of Ohio River Corridor, LLC) was established in 2019 as an Energy, Polymer, Intermodal and Commercial consultation group. EPIC serves both private and public organizations focused on economic development and job growth throughout the United States with a keen focus on the Ohio River Corridor and Appalachian Basin.

Preferred Source for Commercial Real Estate

We are the preferred source for commercial real estate services along the Ohio River corridor in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania and to be recognized as the experts in the area of petrochemical, plastics energy services & derivative industries for site selection and consultation throughout the Appalachian Basin.

Subsidiary of Ohio River Corridor, LLC

Ohio River Corridor, LLC is our holding company. Bryce Custer, our principal, realized the need for commercial real estate services to help with petrochemical and derivatives companies locating in the Ohio River Corridor in anticipation of upstream and downstream activity from the Shell Chemical petroleum cracker plant in Monaca, PA. From this realization Ohio River Corridor, LLC, was born.

Ohio River Corridor, LLC is a licensed brokerage in the state of Ohio. It is a petrochemical, plastics and energy site selection and commercial real estate services company that specializes in site selection along the Ohio River from Monaca, Pennsylvania, home of the Shell ethylene cracker facility, downriver to Southpointe, Ohio and Parkersburg, West Virginia.

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Our Team

Our team of professionals provides access to the information and resources essential to the successful location in energy-rich areas of the country.  Our expertise lies in working with energy, plastics and petrochemical clients looking to expand, locate or re-shore their business in areas of the country that make the most sense. 

Bryce Custer EPIC Services Group

Bryce Custer, SIOR, CCIM, MRICS,

Principal

Ohio River Corridor, LLC specializes in site selection along the Ohio River from Monaca, Pennsylvania, home of the Shell Polymer facility, downriver to Southpointe, Ohio and Parkersburg, West Virginia. Our service region includes eastern Ohio, southwestern Pennsylvania, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia.  Ohio River Corridor, LLC provides consultation for companies considering locating or expanding throughout the Appalachian Basin.   We work closely with local, regional, state and federal entities to provide companies with up to date grants and loans for business development.  

In conjunction with our sister company; EPIC Services Group we provide back office support and consultation to public and private economic development agencies providing detailed analysis of available properties throughout the region.

Custer brings with him experience in all aspects of commercial real estate including acquisition, disposition and development of office, retail and industrial projects. As an active real estate investor for over 25 years, Custer understands the challenges facing both buyers and sellers in sale and lease transactions. Utilizing his experience from prior businesses, he works to discover critical success factors to develop solutions that meet the needs of both parties. Custer has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Kent State University. He is a CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) and a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).

Custer was also the owner of Leadership Development Centers, a sales and management firm affiliated with Wilson Learning Corporation. Custer worked with numerous clients throughout northeastern Ohio and Charlotte, North Carolina in the area of managerial and sales development. In 2001, the firm was sold in order to focus on real estate ventures.

Prior to real estate investing, Custer was an environmental chemist at Wadsworth/Alert Laboratories (now known as TestAmerica). While at Wadsworth/Alert he was instrumental in meeting the needs of clients as GC/MS analyst, Sr. Project Manager and Assistant Laboratory manager for ten years.

Custer is also a Managing Broker with NAI Spring Commercial Realty (regional commercial real estate agency under NAI Global) Licensed in Ohio #BRKM.201700445 and West Virginia #WVB210300664.

Abbey Zaluski

Marketing Coordinator

Abbey started at the Ohio River Corridor in 2020 as a Marketing Analyst Intern. After receiving her degree, she was then promoted to the full-time Marketing Coordinator. Zaluski has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Kent State University. She collaborates with principles, business managers, brokers and staff members to build corporate image, brand awareness, and image strength. Zaluski her uses expertise in marketing and design to create and distribute promotional materials and company information.

 

Prior to working at Ohio River Corridor, she gained sales, business and customer service experience by serving at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, in Canton. Abbey is a graduate of Lake High School in Uniontown, Ohio and currently lives in Hartville with her family and cats. In her free time, she maintains a healthy lifestyle by camping, hiking, and playing volleyball with her friends and family.