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THE INVESTMENT CAPITAL OF THE SOUTH
STA. ROSA, LAGUNA
Sta. Rosa considered as the capital investment of South Luzon promises much more development and improvement in the coming years. It's economy rose with the development of Greenfield City and Nuvali and became one of the sought after places in Southern Luzon.
- Eton City (on-going development)
- Greenfield City
BankingMajor commercial banks in the Philippines operate in the city. At this time, there are 30 banking institutions offer banking services to businesses and residents. Most of these are concentrated in Barangay Balibago, Don Jose, Macabling, Pulong Santa Cruz, and Tagapo.
Commerce and tradePublic markets in Santa Rosa are often divided into two, the dry goods section and the wet goods section. Commerce in these public markets are in full swing, especially in the early morning.
Shopping centersModern shopping malls are scattered among the city. Santa Rosa is the 2nd municipality/city in Southern Luzon to have both an SM and Robinsons after Dasmariñas City in Cavite.
Paseo de Santa Rosa A flagship retail complex of Greenfield City launched in 1997. It is highly accessible to residents of surrounding communities. Paseo and its adjoining Althea Arcade are home to numerous enterprises ranging from restaurants, business centers, banks and salons. Demand has been brisk as plans are now underway to start expansion of the complex. It is located along the Santa Rosa – Tagaytay Road. SM City Santa Rosa A shopping center operated by SM Prime Holdings established on February 17, 2006. It is the first SM Supermall franchise in the province of Laguna. Robinsons Sta. Rosa Market A shopping center operated by Robinsons Land Corporation, the real estate arm of JG Summit Holdings. Located at Old National Highway, Tagapo, Santa Rosa City, Laguna. It is the first major mall in the City of Santa Rosa. Today, Robinsons Place Santa Rosa is now called Santa Rosa Market. It is still owned by Robinsons Land Corporation. Target Mall Santa Rosa A shopping center located at the center of Santa Rosa Commercial Complex in Barrio Balibago. It is one of the pioneering establishments in the City of Santa Rosa. Walter Mart Santa Rosa A shopping center operated by Benison Group of Companies. Located at RSBS Blvd., San Lorenzo South, Balibago in Santa Rosa. It is known for its proximity to Enchanted Kingdom. Puregold Santa Rosa A hypermart operated by Puregold Price Club, Inc. Established on August 31, 2011. It is located at Amethyst Road cor. Pearl Road, Brgy. Balibago, Santa Rosa City. Puregold Santa Rosa is the former location of Reysal Shop Mart, a commercial building. Laguna Central A shopping mall that is being under constructed near Paseo De Santa Rosa, scheduled to open in 2013. SM SaveMore Garden Villas A supermarket located at Garden Plaza, Brgy. Ibaba, Santa Rosa City that was opened on Oct. 25, 2012.
Industries and manufacturingAutomobile manufacturers that have plants in Santa Rosa City include Nissan Motors Co., Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, Honda Motor Co., Ltd., and Ford Motors. It is also the location for the headquarters of Santarosa Motor Works, Inc.
Food giant, Monde Nissin Corporation, which manufactures industry leader Lucky Me Noodles and Monde biscuits, has a plant here in its sprawling 14-hectare manufacturing facility. Santa Rosa is also home to the largest plant of The Coca-Cola Company in the Philippines, which is situated right across the Santa Rosa Exit of the South Luzon Expressway.
Information TechnologySanta Rosa lined up as one of Information Technology hub in the South and continuously growth of outsourcing and call centers, among them are Convergys, KGB, and Teletech.
TransportationSanta Rosa City is accessible via South Luzon Expressway. Two exits are available namely, Santa Rosa Exit (KM 38) and Greenfield City - ETON City - ABI Exit (KM 42). A four-lane national highway was also extended from Alabang, Muntinlupa City up to Pagsanjan, Laguna across the South.
Public transportation within the city, like in most of the urban areas in the Philippines, is facilitated mostly using inexpensive jeepneys and buses. Tricycles are used for short distances. In Laguna Bel Air, residents uses exclusive multicab shuttles within the village complex.
Utilities and communicationSanta Rosa's source of electricity is part of the Manila Electric Company or Meralco. Water supply for the city is supplied by the Laguna Water Inc. Santa Rosa's communication system is powered by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone company, and Digitel Philippines. Cellular network in the Philippines particularly the metropolitan areas is increasing rapidly together with the low cost of calls and text messaging. Such big companies that control the cellular networks in the Philippines and Santa Rosa itself are Globe Telecom, Smart Communications (PLDT) and Sun Cellular from Digitel. Cable television access is provided by SkyCable, and Royal Cable. Internet Digital Subscriber Line or DSL coverage is provided by PLDT, cable internet is serviced by Sky Cable's ZPDee and Global Destiny. Wireless broadband is provided by Globeliness Broadband and Smart Communications.
Tourism and places of interest
Take this opportunity to buy and invest a property in Sta. Rosa while prices of House and Lots are still affordably priced. With continuous development of the area, it is safe to say that in the future within 5-10 years or less. The growing city can potentially be at par or surpass the economy of cities in Metro Manila.
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