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Convenient Lifestyle in the Newest City, Sto. Tomas, Batangas

September 16th, 2021 | Share via:

Sto. Tomas, Batangas is one of the easily accessible places from Metro Manila, just 60 kilometers south of the bustling country capital. Best-known for its amazing view of the famous Mt. Makiling, every corner in the newly-recognized city delivers a majestic Makiling backdrop, making the whole place one of the best cities to stay at.

Sto. Tomas was recognized as a component city in October 2018, becoming the fourth city in the province of Batangas. This attests to the booming economy and demographic of Sto. Tomas, its growing population, and urbanization showing how it is one of the ideal places in the country to settle down.

Photo source: City Tourism of Sto. Tomas, Batangas Facebook Page

Why Live in Sto. Tomas?

Easily Accessible

Given its strategic geographical location, Sto. Tomas is one of the easily accessible places from any point in the country, given its proximity to Metro Manila, and the many infrastructure projects surrounding the place.

Among the existing road developments connecting Sto. Tomas, Batangas to Manila are the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), accomplished through a public-private partnership (PPP), and the STAR Tollway, extending the reach to the different parts of Batangas. The SLEX and STAR Tollway were built to modernize a critical route connecting the national capital to the economically booming cities down south. Going back and forth from points in Sto. Tomas, Batangas to Manila takes just about an hour’s drive, speeding up expected longer travel hours and possible traffic jams in the longer route.

Rising Establishments

The rapid commercialization of Sto. Tomas makes it one of the best cities in Batangas. The location’s economic, commercial, and industrial growth is one of the vital factors when it comes to buying properties. Most prefer to invest in a location where the conveniences of city life are present, without disregarding the advantages of having nature pockets nearby.

Sto. Tomas, Batangas is one of the prime spots in the province where a holistic life is achieved. Within the area’s boundaries, there are tons of establishments in every corner catering to the locals’ needs such as shopping malls, restaurants, hospitals, and schools. Sto. Tomas’ public market also serves as the heart and soul of the city, serving the local specialties and basic needs for an affordable price.

Photo source: Municipality of Sto. Tomas Site

Work Hubs

Most Filipinos long for a decent and stable job, to provide and help for their family, or just build a secured future. In the city of Sto. Tomas, residents enjoy the countless opportunities brought by the local industrial parks providing tons of career options. The First Philippine Industrial Park and the Light Industry and Science Park III are the major work providers in Sto. Tomas.

The First Philippine Industrial Park thrives on the manufacturing industry, with lots of the world’s famous companies present inside: Honda, Canon, Brother, and Nestle. Moreover, opportunities to work for Fortune 500 companies and multinational companies are also made possible in the Light Industry and Science Park III.

Photo source: Science Park of the Philippines, Inc. Website

Places of Worship

The National Shrine of Saint Padre Pio is one of the top tourist locations in Batangas, especially for devotees looking for a place for spiritual sanctuary and consolation. Most visitors come to pray for healing and wish for miracles from St. Padre Pio. The Padre Pio Shrine is located in Brgy. San Pedro, close to the city’s public market.

Photo source: I Love Sto. Tomas, Batangas Facebook Page

New and Upcoming Developments

In addition to the many upsides of living in Sto. Tomas, locals can now experience the convenience of having a major commercial establishment like Vista Land’s AllHome and AllDay Supermarket. An additional perk of the recently opened commercial space is the 55th branch of Coffee Project nationwide, one of the best instagrammable coffee shops globally.

Photo source: City Tourism Office of Sto. Tomas, Batangas Facebook Page

Within the establishment, locals can get supplies ranging from home necessities from AllHome, fresh goods from AllDay, medicinal needs from AllDay RX, and pastry cravings from Bake My Day.

Photo source: City Tourism Office of Sto. Tomas, Batangas Facebook Page

More than this, there are also other establishments on the rise in Sto. Tomas, all aiming in providing a convenient life for each local. One of the on-the-rise infrastructure projects aiming to benefit the residents of Sto. Tomas and the city’s neighboring towns and municipalities is the Southern Luzon Expressway-Toll Road 4 (SLEX TR4), a road convenience further easing the travel time from Metro Manila to Batangas. The SLEX TR4 makes travel to points in Southern Luzon such as Sto. Tomas, Lucena City, and Quezon Province much easier.

Available Affordable House and Lot Investments

In terms of housing and real estate, the city of Sto. Tomas certainly does not fall behind. One of the country’s leading real estate developers, Lessandra, is present in the city.

Lessandra provides the finest choice when it comes to affordable house and lot options, being one of the most trusted developers with a nationwide scope. More than its affordable house and lots, Lessandra also offers a safe and secured place, one where a peaceful environment is enjoyed by each homeowner.  

Lessandra Sto. Tomas is located in Brgy. San Miguel and is easily accessible via the highways and expressways passing through Sto. Tomas. The community offers affordable house and lots in Sto. Tomas, Batangas, and comes with amenities like a swimming pool and clubhouse plus many more features which makes it popular among locals as the best place to settle in with their families.

Lessandra Sto. Tomas in Batangas
Lessandra Sto. Tomas in Batangas

The atmosphere and ambiance in the maaliwalas community of Lessandra Sto. Tomas lets homeowners live their daily life in a maaliwalas place. Aside from being situated in a highly progressive city, the community is strategically located to be close to nature pockets, with the backdrop of Mt. Makiling being undeniably the top selling point of the community. Imagine waking up to a great view of the mountain, relishing the maaliwalas breeze being surrounded by nature, while secured in the convenience waiting from the nearby establishments being situated in a city.

A secured and maaliwalas life is waiting in the city of Sto. Tomas, and in the community of Lessandra Sto. Tomas. With all the upsides and conveniences offered in this city in Batangas, great returns are rest-assured for homebuyers looking for a real estate investment choice, one that is the best value for their money.

To know more about the available affordable house and lot in the Philippines, visit the Lessandra House Listings and the Lessandra Project Listings. A guide on how to buy a house and lot in the Philippines is available at the Lessandra Guides and FAQs. For more informative pieces on prime cities and towns, visit Lessandra Blogs and News.