Economic Development

Batavia has a long history of being a leader in the world of commerce. It was called home by builders of windmills creating power and energy and miners of limestone that rebuilt Chicago after the Great Fire.

Today Batavia continues its more than 175 years of growth and ingenuity in the business world offering businesses of all kinds a home.
City of Batavia Circle
Batavia’s industrial businesses will find access to rail and I-88 and a municipally supported electric utility providing competitive rates and exceptional service. Retail businesses and restaurants can find a home on any one of Batavia’s many high traffic corridors including Randall Road, Kirk Road, and Wilson Street through a vibrant downtown. Unique office space in historic buildings or high tech parks are also available.

Batavia has something for everyone and every business.