Minimum Commute, Maximum Lifestyle: Where To Rent When You Work at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas

January 27, 2023

San Antonio is number 20 on Forbes’ annual top 20 fastest-growing American cities with 1.83 percent population growth for 2013 and that translates into increased traffic, which is the number one complaint we hear.  The majority of the renters we see are hoping to find an apartment that fits their lifestyle and allows for a reasonable commute to their place of work.  With that in mind, we wanted to give some insight into San Antonio’s largest employers and the rental options that surround them.  This is the twentieth in a series called ‘Minimum Commute, Maximum Lifestyle’ and it focuses on Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas, Inc. (TMMTX) is a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation and manufactures and assembles the Tundra full-size pickup truck and the Tacoma mid-size pickup truck in San Antonio, Texas.  The San Antonio Express News reports that suppliers will be building new facilities near the plant to keep up with high demand for Toyota pickups.

TMMTX employs a variety of people in a variety of positions at their San Antonio plant, including Paint Engineering Specialists (Median Annual Salary $95,169 for a Process Engineering Manager), Skilled Maintenance Team Members (Median Annual Salary $37,036 for a General Maintenance Worker II), Skilled Tool and Die Maintenance Team Member (Median Annual Salary $41,779 for a Tool and Die Maker I) and many more.  All salary information from for 78264, TMMTX’s zip code.

For lunch breaks, there are many nearby options, including Bill Miller BBQ, which is popular for quick lunches of brisket and sides like potato salad and pinto beans.  For a healthier alternative, Subway is also nearby and serves sandwiches made to order on fresh-baked bread.

For after work drinks with coworkers, Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar has tasty wings, beer, and sports on tv so you don’t have to miss the game.  Longhorn Steakhouse has happy hour from 4-7pm Monday-Friday with great prices on drinks and select snacks and appetizers. 

Save time on your commute and live in one of the gorgeous apartment communities near Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas.

  • Costa Mirada is a sixteen-minute drive from Toyota and was built in 2007.  Apartments range from one bedroom to four bedrooms and 953 to 1,530 square feet and feature full-size washer and dryer connections, 9-foot ceilings, ceiling fans, walk-in closets, and private balconies or patios.  This gated community has a clubhouse with a fitness center, a pool, a computer center with internet, a community room, two playgrounds, grills, and picnic tables. 
  • Bellaire Apartments are also a sixteen-minute drive away and feature studio to 2 bedroom apartments ranging from 404 to 910 square feet.  This community, built in 1984, has two swimming pools, a basketball court, extra storage, a clubhouse, a playground, and is near public transportation.  Apartments feature private patios, and some have ceiling fans and fireplaces. 
  • Brooksfield Apartments are 17 minutes from Toyota Motor Manufacturing and were built in 1987.  1 to 3-bedroom apartments ranging from 500 to 990 square feet are available and feature ceiling fans, fireplaces, lighted outside storage, linen closets, monitored alarms, private patios or balconies, and spacious closets.  The community is close to shopping, restaurants, schools, and downtown, is pet friendly, has a sports court, a swimming pool, and offers flexible six through twenty-four-month leases.
  • Sereno Park Apartments are 19 minutes away and floorplans range from one to three bedrooms and 734 to 1,150 square feet.  Built in 2007, apartments have nine-foot ceilings, wood-style flooring, full-size washer/dryer connections, intrusion alarms, large walk-in closets, and french doors to the private patio or balcony.  This gated community has a resident clubhouse with billiards and tv lounge, a dog park, covered parking, a picnic area with barbecue grills, and a resident business center with a coffee bar.

These are just a few of the rental options for Toyota Motor Manufacturing employees.  Our database features the most accurate and up-to-date pricing and availability for thousands of apartments across the city.  Finding the perfect balance of minimal commute and maximum lifestyle for your budget can be challenging.  As apartment locators, it is our job to provide you valuable insight into each of your rental options so you choose the best apartment the first time.

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