Economic Development

 

ABOUT THE TOWN OF BATESBURG-LEESVILLE

The Town of Batesburg-Leesville, located in Lexington and Saluda Counties, covers 7.7 square miles in the midlands area of South Carolina. Batesburg-Leesville is a growing community of 5,600 residents and 400+ businesses, which encompasses a unique blend of history, modern business growth, and recreation that is sure to make living and working in Batesburg-Leesville a wonderful experience. Located close to I-20, the new expansion of Highway 1 to a four lane highway, and with Norfolk Southern Railroad running through town, Batesburg-Leesville offers convenient transportation options for goods and services.

 

OUR MISSION

To ensure industrial, manufacturing, retail, and other business growth for the creation of new jobs and expansion of the town’s tax base.

 

OBJECTIVES

  • Cultivate working relationships with the business community to ensure retention.

  • Recruit professional businesses to the Town of Batesburg-Leesville.

  • Build awareness about Batesburg-Leesville to attract new residents, investors, and visitors.

  • Attract new residential opportunities to provide quality lifestyles.

  • Create awareness about the Batesburg-Leesville community to attract visitors and investors.

 

COMMERCIAL CORRIDORS AND PROPERTIES

Town Center Square

Conveniently located between the Batesburg and Leesville districts in the center of Batesburg-Leesville, Town Center Square has experience substantial commercial growth over the past 5 years. Previously this area served as home to only a couple businesses, now this area is the largest commercial area in town. With Walmart serving as the centerpiece of this area, other businesses have followed along, such as, Zaxby’s, Sonic, Bojangles, Hibbett Sports, Waffle House, Cato’s Fashions, among many other businesses.

Viable parcels still exist in the area for new development as well has properties fit for low cost redevelopment.

 

Batesburg-Leesville Industrial Park

The Batesburg-Leesville Industrial Park is 175 acres located inside the town limits. Purchased in 1999 by the County of Lexington, the Town of Batesburg-Leesville and Lexington County began a joint venture to develop this into an industrial park. In 2015, the industrial park will see over $3,500,000 in infrastructure improvements. Construction is set to begin in April 2015 and will be completed by December 2015. The park will have water, sewer, roadway, lighting and landscaping infrastructure available to perspective businesses.

Currently, the Batesburg-Leesville Industrial Park is home to Fisher Tank Company. For more information regarding available sites, please visit http://www.lexingtoncountyusa.com/ or call the Lexington County Economic Development Office at (803) 785-6818.

 

Batesburg Business District

The Batesburg business district is located on the western side of Batesburg-Leesville and offers a mix of retail, restaurants, and financial institutions.

For more information concerning available buildings and sites in the Batesburg business district, please contact the Town of Batesburg-Leesville Planning/Zoning Department at (803) 532-4601.

 

Leesville Business District

The Leesville business district is located on the eastern side of Batesburg-Leesville and offers a mix of retail, restaurants, and financial institutions.

For more information concerning available buildings and sites in the Leesville business district, please contact the Town of Batesburg-Leesville Planning/Zoning Department at (803) 532-4601.

 

STAFF CONTACTS

Ted Luckadoo - Town Manager
(803) 532-4601

 

Seth Duncan – Assistant Town Manager
(803) 532-4601