I was standing in front of the ME Miami hotel in downtown Miami, just across the bay from Miami Beach, and was about to drive the new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt, an all-electric compact crossover, to Babcock Ranch on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
I must admit, I had never heard of the place, and odds are, neither have you.
Nestled between Naples and Ft. Myers, it’s a sustainable 18,000-acre development set among the 73,000-acre Babcock Ranch Preserve. All of its power is solar-generated on a 440-acre parcel owned and operated on the preserve by Florida Power & Light. The town’s homes are built to Florida Green Building standards using sustainable local materials and are accented with native plants. Builders even relocate trees on the property in order to preserve them, something uncommon just about everywhere else.
Babcock Ranch offers more for a growing family than the average town. What sets us apart as one of the best places to raise a family is our commitment to your family's future, access to…Read More
The full day of educational activities will take place at Babcock Ranch and will be powered by Florida Power & Light Company. FORT MYERS, Fla., March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Awards is pleased to announce…Read More
This video from November's event highlights the talented artists and food trucks you'll find in Founder's Square this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Advance purchase tickets required at BabcockRanchArtShow.com.Read More