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.
To ensure industrial, manufacturing, retail, and other business growth for the creation of new jobs and expansion of the town’s tax base.
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 decade. 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 which is located within an Opportunity Zone (see below for more information).
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 saw over $3,500,000 in infrastructure improvements. The park has water, sewer, roadway, lighting and landscaping infrastructure and is available to perspective businesses.
Currently, the Batesburg-Leesville Industrial Park is home to Fisher Tank Company. Construction began in fall 2020 on a 24 acre site for C.R. Jackson Inc.'s a new asphalt plant. For more information regarding available sites, please visit http://www.lexingtoncountyusa.com/ or call the Lexington County Economic Development Office at (803) 785-6818.
To view the Batesburg-Leesville Industrial Park brochure, CLICK HERE
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.
A majority of the Town of Batesburg-Leesville is located within an Opportunity Zone which offers tax incentives to business locating within this area. Tract #45063021402 is the Batesburg-Leesville tract, one of 135 within South Carolina. Visit https://scopportunityzone.com to learn more.
Ted Luckadoo - Town Manager
Jay Hendrix – Assistant Town Manager