As far as I know, razor mvc have some HTML function helper.
Check this post
, and follow instruction.
You do not need using foreach.
you can use ViewData['listOfBranch'] containing data of branches 81 data at your case.
usage to show select item :
<%= Html.DropDownList("SelectedItem", (IEnumerable<YourClassModel>)ViewData["listOfBranch"])%>