Economic Development

Mayor’s Comments

As Mayor of the City of Lytle, I would like to extend an invitation to you and your company to consider and explore the City of Lytle as a future partner. We are sure that you receive countless solicitations from communities asking to be considered as a location, however, we like to think that we are unique and different from everyone else. The City of Lytle is ready to be your partner and willing to work with you to insure that your investment in Lytle will be profitable for all involved.

Mayor Mark Bowen

Why Lytle?

  • Businesses consistently perform in the top 25% of their national or state-wide market
  • Central Point for Nine Communities
  • 36,000 surrounding communities residents use Lytle for consumer needs - 864,000 individuals within 30 minute drive to Lytle
  • 30 minute commute from downtown San Antonio
  • Located right on I-35 corridor
  • 38,000-43,000 Vehicles daily
  • Several large commercial tracts located on IH-35 with convenient access to on and off ramps to IH-35 with all available utilities. Smaller tracts located in higher traffic areas
  • High Traffic due to HEB Plus Store (118,000 square foot supper store) - No. 1 stopping point in the region (included San Antonio Westside and Southside residents) who want to access the HEB Plus Store
  • A rare market opportunity to take advantage of a location where there is low or no market competition

City Highlights

Low Crime Rate

  • 24/7 local police protection
  • 63% of officers are already Master Trained Police Officers
  • Active Citizen’s Patrol Unit

Best Fire Department in Region

  • Rating of ISO4
  • State of the art equipment
  • 10 story tall ladder truck
  • All certified and trained volunteers

Best Property Tax Rate for the area

  • City of Lytle: $0.4475 per $100
  • City of Devine: $0.5298 per $100
  • City of Castroville: $0.5077 per $100
  • City of Somerset: $0.6719 per $100
  • City of Natalia: $0.8980 per $100
  • Regionally recognized Animal Care and Control Program
  • State agency recognized Community Library
  • Local Veteran Organization Rated All-American & All-State
  • Recognized as a Purple Heart City by Veterans

Targeted Opportunities

  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution Centers
  • Regional Medical Centers
  • Bar and Grill Restaurant
  • Truck/Travel Center
  • Home and Apartment Projects

City of Lytle Business Brochure 1 (PDF)

City of Lytle Business Brochure 2 (PDF)


Lytle Crossing