JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Transportation Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: PATR) announced today that Windlass Run, LLC. ("Buyer") has terminated its agreement to purchase the 121 acres of land in Baltimore County, Maryland. Buyer has released the one (1) million dollar escrow deposit to the company's subsidiary, FRP Bird River, LLC. and is in the process of conveying to the company's subsidiary all permits, engineering work, plans and other development work product with regards to the property. The company intends to continue to complete the entitlement process for this parcel of land for residential development and will market it appropriately as the demand for residential property in this area improves in the future.
Investors are cautioned that any statements in this press release which relate to the future are, by their nature, subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those indicated in such forward-looking statements. These include general economic conditions; competitive factors; political, economic, regulatory and climatic conditions; driver availability and cost; the impact of future regulations regarding the transportation industry; freight demand for petroleum product and levels of construction activity in the Company's markets; fuel costs; risk insurance markets; demand for flexible warehouse/office facilities; ability to obtain zoning and entitlements necessary for property development; interest rates; levels of mining activity; pricing; energy costs and technological changes. Additional information regarding these and other risk factors and uncertainties may be found in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Patriot Transportation Holding, Inc. is engaged in the transportation and real estate businesses. The Company's transportation business is conducted through two wholly owned subsidiaries. Florida Rock & Tank Lines, Inc. is a Southeastern transportation company concentrating in the hauling by motor carrier of liquid and dry bulk commodities. The Company's real estate group, comprised of FRP Development Corp. and Florida Rock Properties, Inc., acquires, constructs, leases, operates and manages land and buildings to generate both current cash flows and long-term capital appreciation. The real estate group also owns real estate which is leased under mining royalty agreements or held for investment.