The following is an economic development overview for the City of Martinsburg. This list may not be inclusive of all potential economic development sites/projects within the City of Martinsburg. For additional information, please contact the City of Martinsburg at 304-264-2131, Ext. 277.
The TIF District was established by the City and approved by the WV Development Office for the primary purpose of enabling access to and in North Martinsburg. The TIF District and Project is proposed to complement the Raleigh Street Extension Project.
The consolidated Meridian property is comprised of approximately 55 contiguous acres of previously undeveloped land. The site is almost immediately adjacent to the Route 9 exit/intersection with Interstate 81. Interstate 81 is a major north south Interstate for the Eastern United States running from Canada to Georgia. It is seen as a convenient alternative to Interstate 95.
Meridian North Partners, LLC consists of 8 acres of real estate situated on Lutz Avenue. Presently, the parcel is under construction and when complete will offer 45,000 sq. ft. of commercial office flex space for lease.
The Mountaineer Plaza Development is located between the east side of WV Route 45 and the west side of S. Queen Street. The property consists of approximately 32 acres for commercial development.
In 2001, the City of Martinsburg annexed approximately 750 acres west of I-81. Several acres of land are available for commercial development along the I-81 corridor between Exits 12 and 13. Further west of the I-81 corridor, several new housing developments have commenced. Public water and sewer is available.
Historic Downtown Martinsburg is rich in history and architecture. The Historic Downtown continues to redevelop and be a vibrant component of the City’s economy. Several new businesses along with a number of long time established businesses make up the Historic Downtown streetscape. Other developments and entities include: Caperton Train Station, (MARC and Amtrak Service), Caperton Office Suites, Martinsburg Roundhouse Center, George Washington Heritage Trail Interpretive Center, The Arts Centre, Berkeley County Historic Society, Belle Boyd House, Adam Stephen House and Boydville, Martinsburg-Berkeley County CVB and Main Street Martinsburg, to name a few.
Ridgecrest owns many assets, from large commercial buildings to small service businesses. The following properties are available for development in Martinsburg: Interwoven Mills Center, located at 615 W. King Street, John Street Warehouse, located at 600 W. John Street, Gift Shop Row Plaza located at 617 W. King Street, and Winchester Retail Center located at 301 Winchester Avenue.
Martinsburg Mall is located at 800 Foxcroft Avenue. The mall includes several anchor stores, such as Bon-Ton, J. C. Penney, Sears and Wal-Mart. Other mall stores at a glance include: rue 21, PacSun, Deb Shop, Hibbitt Sporting Goods, Finish Line, Claire’s Boutique, Bath & Body Works, and Gamestop along with King’s Jewelry and Kay Jewelers. The Martinsburg Mall is conveniently located along the I-81 corridor between Exits 12 and 13 and presently has space available for lease.
The Martinsburg Roundhouse Center includes 13 acres with three (3) B&O Railroad shop buildings. The main attraction is the completely enclosed 1866 cast iron frame roundhouse. It is situated along 1,000 feet of the Tuscarora Creek and located at 100 Liberty Street. The Martinsburg Roundhouse Center is accessible through the use of the “Caperton Train Station Pedestrian Bridge”, located at 229 E. Martin Street.