Economic Development in Batavia

Batavia is a city with a strong tradition of progressive industrial, commercial and retail development. Situated 35 miles west of Chicago with close access to the I-88 transportation corridor and served by rail, Batavia serves as the world and North American headquarters of businesses such as Aldi, Inc., Suncast, Flagsource, Wedi, Inc., Cast Aluminum Solutions and the world-class research facility Fermilab.

Those interested in doing business in the City of Batavia are invited to contact Economic Development Manager Shannon Jarmusz.

DowntownRFPsCurrent requests for proposals

City of Batavia’s Community and Economic Development Department is currently accepting sealed bids for the following properties: 

  • The approximately 2.2-acre site on the corner of Wilson and Washington streets, formerly the site of the First Street Baptist Church, and the site of the withdrawn One Washington Place project.  Request for proposal
  • The approximately 1.6-acre site on the west side of North River Street, between State and Franklin streets, commonly known as the former site of the Larson-Becker factory, currently a parking lot. Request for proposal
  • The approximately .68-acre site on the east side of North River Street, commonly known as the former Larson-Becker east property.  An old tin shop building and a three-bay garage currently occupy the property.  Request for proposal
  • The approximately .64-acre site at the southeast corner of Washington (Rt. 25) and Wilson streets, commonly known as the Boardwalk Shops/Art Stop site. Request for proposal