Lester Properties is a leader in building customer loyalty and successes by combining teamwork, exceptional service, innovation, and professionalism balanced with quality, trust and integrity.



  • We operate with honesty, integrity and respect.
  • We believe in earning a fair and reasonable profit.
  • We share time, service and resources within each community we serve.
  • We provide training and development to ensure the growth and success of our company.
  • We offer service driven response to our customers by exceeding expectations.
  • We embrace the importance of employee ownership (ESOP) and accountability.
  • Quality provided-Setting the standard by which all others are measured.
  • We encourage a fun and innovative workplace that recognize and reward our customers and employees.
  • We empower our employees to make decisions that continue improvement critical to our growth.
  • We believe in Christian values guiding our decisions.


Over the course of its first 100 years, the company has grown into a multi-faceted operation with the strength to survive two major fires and numerous economic highs and lows. Today, The Lester Group, Inc. consists of :

The Lester Group was established in 1896 by G.T. Lester in Martinsville, Virginia. At the time, The Lester Group was known as the Lester Lumber Company, and consisted of a small sawmill and planning mill, with a small tract of timber land." to a new History menu option underneath Company.

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Along with these companies, a "sister" company, Lester Development Corporation, was started in 1976. Lester Development Corporation consists of six shopping centers, numerous free-standing restaurants and commercial/industrial buildings.

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