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Babcock Ranch named 2021 Edison Awards finalist: International competition honors game changing innovations

Babcock Ranch named 2021 Edison Awards finalist: International competition honors game changing innovations

BABCOCK RANCH, FL – Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located in Southwest Florida, is among an elite group of finalists for the 2021 Edison Awards – an annual competition honoring the world’s top innovations and innovators. Established in 1987, The Edison Best New Product Awards™ recognizes excellence in new product and service development, marketing, […]

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Fine art, fresh air and fun at the Babcock Ranch Art Show

Fine art, fresh air and fun at the Babcock Ranch Art Show

Guests at the Babcock Ranch Art Show can enjoy fresh air fun while being inspired by the work of more than 50 exceptional juried artists on Saturday, March 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Against the backdrop of beautiful Lake Babcock, the alfresco event in downtown Founder’s Square will showcase watercolor, oil and acrylic […]

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Babcock Ranch posts highest year-over-year increase among RCLCO’s  50 top-selling master-planned communities of 2020

Babcock Ranch posts highest year-over-year increase among RCLCO’s 50 top-selling master-planned communities of 2020

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2021) – Babcock Ranch was named among the county’s 50 top-selling master-planned communities of 2020 by RCLCO Real Estate Advisors, with 540 home sales propelling America’s first solar-powered town to the list’s highest year-over-year increase of 121%. After making its debut in RCLCO’s Top 50 Master Planned Communities July ranking, […]

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Babcock Ranch leads Charlotte, Lee and Collier master planned communities in country’s top 50 list of 2020

Babcock Ranch leads Charlotte, Lee and Collier master planned communities in country’s top 50 list of 2020

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2021) – Babcock Ranch leads the list of best-selling communities in Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties, ranking 34th on John Burns Real Estate Consulting’s list of the 2020’s top 50 master-planned communities in the country. “Babcock Ranch’s home sales exploded this year as it established itself as both a destination […]

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Luke Kenzik named Babcock Ranch Residential Association Community Manager

Luke Kenzik named Babcock Ranch Residential Association Community Manager

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2021) – Luke Kenzik has been named Community Manager of the Babcock Ranch Residential Association. A Florida State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in economics, Kenzik is a certified manager of community associations, an association management specialist, and a Florida community association manager. Most recently, he served as Community […]

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Babcock Ranch named Master Planned Community of the Year

Babcock Ranch named Master Planned Community of the Year

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2020) – Babcock Ranch was named Master Planned Community of the Year by the Lee Building Industry Association at its 2020 Industry Awards recognizing excellence in marketing, design, construction and sales. Babcock Ranch also earned Pinnacle Awards in three additional developer categories, including Best Newspaper Ad or Insert, Best Corporate […]

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Babcock Ranch Foundation supports Harry Chapin Food Bank

Babcock Ranch Foundation supports Harry Chapin Food Bank

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Dec. 15, 2020) – Babcock Ranch Foundation continues its mission of supporting, enhancing and implementing projects that positively impact many worthy causes in Southwest Florida with a $3,850 donation to Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. The donation is the result of the Foundation’s match of ticket sale proceeds and donations […]

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Babcock Ranch surpasses 1,000 homes sold milestone: Solar-powered town reports more than 500 new home contracts in 2020

Babcock Ranch surpasses 1,000 homes sold milestone: Solar-powered town reports more than 500 new home contracts in 2020

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Dec. 9, 2020) – Kitson & Partners announced Babcock Ranch has surpassed the 1,000 homes sold milestone, with 505 year-to-date contracts at America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. Encompassing 18,000 acres, with 19,500 planned residences and 6,000,000 square feet of commercial space, […]

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If you haven’t had a chance to visit Babcock Ranch this autumn, sit back and let us bring Babcock Ranch to you!

If you haven’t had a chance to visit Babcock Ranch this autumn, sit back and let us bring Babcock Ranch to you!

This exciting video captures a vibrant view of the burgeoning town that’s rapidly approaching the 1,000 homes sold milestone as buyers discover its hometown charm, commitment to sustainability, and blend of home designs to fit every lifestyle. Join us as we soar over the town’s sparking lakes, nature trails and parks, along with our welcoming […]

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Catch a fun recap from the second annual Babcock Ranch Art Show

Catch a fun recap from the second annual Babcock Ranch Art Show

Last weekend at the second annual Babcock Ranch Art Show, guests enjoyed a day of beautiful artwork in Founder’s Square and delicious fare from the area’s favorite food trucks.  Plans are already in the works for another Art Show in the spring.  In the meantime, catch a fun recap here:

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Syd Kitson named to Gulfshore Life Magazine’s 2020 Men & Women of the Year

Syd Kitson named to Gulfshore Life Magazine’s 2020 Men & Women of the Year

ALONG THE GULFSHORE MEN & WOMEN OF THE YEAR BY GULFSHORE LIFE Every region is defined by the people who populate it. Judging from this year’s class of Men & Women of the Year, Southwest Florida is defined by a unique mix of strivers and achievers all working in some way to make a positive impact […]

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Syd Kitson named to Floridapolitics.com 2020 edition of The INFLUENCE 100: The most influential people in Florida politics

Syd Kitson named to Floridapolitics.com 2020 edition of The INFLUENCE 100: The most influential people in Florida politics

Click here for 2020 Edition of The Influence 100 

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Babcock Ranch featured on Radio France

Babcock Ranch featured on Radio France

Babcock Ranch, America’s first green city to run on solar energy by Benjamin Fontaine published on October 20, 2020  In 2017, a green bubble was born in the heart of Florida. The town of Babcock Ranch rose from the ground to welcome Americans in search of a life closer to nature. Babcock Ranch is powered […]

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Babcock Ranch’s downtown Founder’s Square earns FGBC accolades

Babcock Ranch’s downtown Founder’s Square earns FGBC accolades

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Oct. 29, 2020) – Kitson & Partners has announced that Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, has earned Florida Green Building Coalition’s “Florida Green” Commercial Building certification for the structures composing downtown Founder’s Square. Slater’s Goods & Provisions, Bloom Academy, […]

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Babcock Ranch sales momentum continues with 900 new home contracts

Babcock Ranch sales momentum continues with 900 new home contracts

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Oct. 20, 2020) – Kitson & Partners announced that sales have surpassed 900 new homes in Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. Ranked 39th among the country’s top-selling master-planned communities on RCLCO Real Estate Advisor’s Top 50 list, Babcock Ranch […]

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First-of-its-kind farm set to call Babcock Ranch home featured on Wink News

First-of-its-kind farm set to call Babcock Ranch home featured on Wink News

Using eco-friendly prairies and technology from Finland, one farm hopes to be the first of its kind in America. Finn Farms is going to be sustainable, innovative, and clean. “There are no emissions, we are using all organic materials, ” said Finn Farms founder Oskari Kariste. This new way of farming is the first of […]

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Babcock Ranch Art Show showcases ‘safety first’ protocols, features more than 50 juried artists

Babcock Ranch Art Show showcases ‘safety first’ protocols, features more than 50 juried artists

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Oct. 6, 2020) – Guests at the Babcock Ranch Art Show can enjoy the great outdoors under “safety first” best practices while being inspired by the work of more than 50 exceptional juried artists on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Against the backdrop of beautiful Lake Babcock, the […]

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Babcock Ranch’s iconic tower topped off

Babcock Ranch’s iconic tower topped off

Babcock Ranch’s iconic, nearly 68-foot tower was topped off last month near Cypress Lodge, the new lakeside clubhouse and activities center underway directly on Lake Babcock, just northeast of Founder’s Square. A tower and park dedication ceremony is planned for January.  Watch the video of the tower topping below.      

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Babcock Ranch Featured in Sarasota Magazine’s Neighborhood Guide

Babcock Ranch Featured in Sarasota Magazine’s Neighborhood Guide

Babcock Ranch is featured in Sarasota Magazine’s Neighborhood Guide: “High-Tech Babcock Ranch Rises in Southeast Charlotte County.” The guide takes a closer look at the Babcock Ranch vision, initiatives, technology and neighborhoods. Click here to view Babcock Ranch’s feature in Sarasota Magazine’s Neighborhood Guide

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