Daguio KGL, Rivera RRB, Reyes MRD, Santiago JT, Mendoza JE. Urban Sprawl and Land Value in Batangas City, Philippines. Environment and Urbanization ASIA. March 2021. DOI: 10.1177/0975425321998023


This article, using a combination of quantitative and qualitative approaches, illustrates that Batangas City for the period 1990–2015 was leaning towards a sprawling development. Areas where considerable sprawling has occurred were further investigated in relation to land value.

The study also revealed that there is a moderate positive relationship between sprawl and land values in the city, which meant that land values have increased in areas where considerable sprawling has occurred.