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Lipa City Playground at Diamond Heights Lipa

TOP 11 REASONS WHY LIPA IS A BETTER INVESTMENT AND HOUSING LOCATION

Lipa City is located 78kms south of Manila and is the 1st class component city in the province of Batangas.

Lipa has been acknowledged as an emerging city in the south of Luzon in 2004 and has become a favorite location for investors and immigrants for the following reasons:

#1 High Elevation

Lipa is elevated at approximately 1,025 feet above sea level which is believed to be the 3rd highest among the cities at least in Luzon.

Lipa City with high elevation

#2 Lower Weather Temperature

The temperature in Lipa City is generally lower than the average Philippine temperature by approximately 3-5 degrees Celsius. Weather in Lipa is best to enjoy from November until February and sometimes extends to March to as low as 14 degrees Celsius. You will find here a lot of farms for breeding and poultry.

Lipa City Cold Temperature

#3 Protected By Mountains

Lipa is nestled between Mount Malarayat and Mount Maculot which makes it a low-risk area for natural disasters. These two mountains serve as a windbreak during typhoons. Mount Makulot, in the west, also served as a shield during eruptions of the Taal Volcano.

Lipa City mountains

#4 Strategic Location

Lipa is in the heart of the CALABARZON region and is only approximately 45 minutes drive from Makati via STAR Tollway without traffic.

Going to lipa

#5 Less Risk to Flood

With its high elevation, Lipa remains a flood-free area in general, but with climate change and torrential rains, there’s no more location anywhere that can be considered 100% flood-free. As for Lipa’s case, there are always catchment areas all over the city but once the rains stopped the flood will subside almost immediately.

#6 Low Susceptibility to Landslide

At least approximately 90% of Lipa’s land area has low susceptibility to landslide except for mountainous and near Taal lake areas.

#7 Religious and Family-Centered People

Lipeños are generally faithful to their religion and have solid family relationships, making them worry-free neighbors.

#8 Competitive Workforce

Lipa has a wide human resource for competitive and skilled workers which made the city among the Top Ten Next Wave Cities of the Philippines.

#9 Little Rome of the Philippines

The attribute that is only for Lipa by the Department of Tourism for its multiple numbers of religious houses, convents, and churches.

#10 Highly Commercialized

Lipa is Batangas’ most commercialized area with the existence of prominent stores and restaurants in the Philippines. It also houses world-class golf courses and health spas. Most of the largest shopping malls are also in Lipa City some of which are SM City Lipa, Robinsons Supermall, Fiesta World Mall, SNR Membership Shopping, The Outlets.

#11 Thriving Businesses

On the business side, Lipa was earlier identified to be among the Top 10 Next Wave Cities, which meant that it was one of the 10 cyber growth corridors in the country.  The local economy continues to thrive with the entry of business process outsourcing (BPO) firms. Its business-friendly environment has made the city an ideal place for investments and as a result, Lipa City is also thriving.


JJS Realty and Development is a real estate developer at Lipa City that specializes in community development. Diamond Heights Lipa is the flagship project of JJS Realty and Development Inc. located at Barangay Latag Lipa City. “Family and community are at the center of everything we do,  we impart that sense of family and community to our homes.”

Modern Contemporary house model

One great advantage of having a home at Diamond Heights Lipa is the assurance that the houses are built firsthand by JJS Realty and Development Inc. so you can be assured that the quality of homes is of the highest and not relying on third-party contractors.