- It is strategically located between two growth centers, Davao City and General Santos City, and is traversed by the National Highway serving the Southern Mindanao Development Corridor.
- Infrastructure and utilities needed for industrialization are in placed like roads and bridges, power, water supply and telecommunications.
- It has sustainable water supply from spring and underground sources suitable for domestic, commercial and industrial uses.
- It has vast fertile agricultural lowlands available for agricultural production.
- Cruz is relatively peaceful which has been stabilized with the Mindanao Peace Process.