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Top Questions About Moving to Florida Answered

Top Questions About Moving to Florida Answered

If you are ready for a change of pace and to spend more time enjoying nature, Florida is the spot for you. We have a booming economy, affordable housing, and plenty of activities to keep you and your family active, happy, and healthy. Read more about what makes Florida such a special place and see […]

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How Working From Home Changed Real Estate

How Working From Home Changed Real Estate

The work environment is changing and with it, so is our home life! Reliable and comfortable office spaces are becoming an important addition to new construction homes in Florida. Because let’s face it, none of us want to spend months or years working from our laptop in the kitchen. If you are planning to move into […]

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What is a “15-Minute City?”

What is a “15-Minute City?”

Can you walk, in 15 minutes, to the farmer’s market to pick up food for the week? Can you take a 15-minute walk and end up in a green space or park? Does 15 minutes of walking or biking from your home get you into the center of town to go to the gym, get […]

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Babcock Neighborhood School earns strong marks in state assessments

Babcock Neighborhood School earns strong marks in state assessments

Annual school grade cards provide a boost to morale as the new school year kicks off   Babcock Ranch, Florida – The 2020-21 school year is likely to go down in history as one of the most challenging on record. But at Babcock Ranch, it will also be remembered as a year when teachers, parents […]

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Babcock Ranch jumps 10 spots to No. 24 top-selling master-planned communities

Babcock Ranch jumps 10 spots to No. 24 top-selling master-planned communities

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (July 13, 2021) – Babcock Ranch has jumped up 10 spots in six months to the No. 24 position in the country’s 50 top-selling master-planned communities of 2021 by RCLCO Real Estate Advisors. The recognition comes on the heels of Kitson & Partners’ recent announcement that Babcock Ranch has reached 1,400 new […]

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Babcock Ranch breaks ground on Babcock High School

Babcock Ranch breaks ground on Babcock High School

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (July 19, 2021) – Site construction is underway for the highly anticipated Babcock High School, a new state-of-the-art, project-based learning destination at Babcock Ranch for students in 9th through 12th grades. The two-story building will be connected to the existing Babcock Neighborhood School – which serves students in kindergarten through 8th grade […]

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How Solar Power Works at Babcock Ranch

How Solar Power Works at Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch is an innovative town with solar-powered homes and businesses constituting the largest solar-plus-storage system in the United States currently. But how do we manage to capture enough solar power and where exactly does it all go? Read on to learn more! 1. It Starts at the Center The Babcock Ranch Solar Energy Center […]

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Four Reasons Babcock Ranch is One of the Best Towns for Millennials to Buy a Home

Four Reasons Babcock Ranch is One of the Best Towns for Millennials to Buy a Home

Looking to move? Babcock Ranch offers a native Florida landscape with an infrastructure committed to sustainability. As America’s first solar-powered town, you can look forward to advanced technology that not only conserves natural resources but adds to the quality of your life. Here are some of the things that make Babcock Ranch one of the […]

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The Benefits of Buying a New Home in Florida

The Benefits of Buying a New Home in Florida

Narrowing your housing search to new homes in Florida has plenty of benefits. Here are some of the reasons you should consider investing in new construction. Less Maintenance When you buy an older home, you never quite know when something needs to be upgraded or repaired. A couple of examples include major upgrades, such as […]

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Moving to Florida? Consider the Gulf Coast

Moving to Florida? Consider the Gulf Coast

Florida’s Gulf Coast is a paradise with white sand beaches, top-of-the-line fishing, world-class golfing, and sustainable living! If you are looking at new homes in Florida, this coast has everything you are looking for and more. Beaches With more than 100 miles of coastline, Southwest Florida is home to some of the best beach living […]

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What Makes an Eco-Friendly City?

What Makes an Eco-Friendly City?

At Babcock Ranch, eco-friendly is not a term we throw around lightly. To us, and all the residents who live here, eco-friendly is a lifestyle — from the resources we use to the transportation we take. We believe eco-friendly cities are the future of sustainable living and we can’t wait to have you join the […]

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Health Benefits of Living in a Walkable Town

Health Benefits of Living in a Walkable Town

Getting out to exercise should be fun, not a chore. That’s why we are focused on providing a walkable town that encourages you to stay active. The walkability that’s built into Babcock Ranch is sure to inspire you to spend more time with friends and family outside –  and it will also boost your health! […]

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Three Reasons Babcock Ranch Is One of The Best Places to Raise a Family

Three Reasons Babcock Ranch Is One of The Best Places to Raise a Family

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 a secure community, and endless adventures to keep your family busy and happy! The Community Is Unbeatable Home is more […]

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Construction Trends: What is a Flex Room?

Construction Trends: What is a Flex Room?

One of the trends taking over new construction in South Florida is flex rooms. This flexible space is becoming popular s because of the freedom it offers homeowners. A flex room is a space in your home that can be used for a variety of purposes. For instance, homeowners may use it as a storage […]

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Babcock Ranch Featured on PBS News Hour

Babcock Ranch Featured on PBS News Hour

          

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Five Reasons to Consider Buying a Sustainable Home

Five Reasons to Consider Buying a Sustainable Home

In the last few decades, people have been getting more conscious about conserving the environment. As a result, sustainable homes are expediting in popularity among prospective home buyers. Typically, sustainable homes boast eco-friendly and sustainable materials and building processes. They are built to use less non-renewable resources and create less of an impact on the […]

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Edison Awards to Host Solar-Powered Earth Day Event

Edison Awards to Host Solar-Powered Earth Day Event

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 a solar-powered Earth Day event as a part of its 34th annual awards celebration. A full day of educational activities – […]

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A quick glimpse of the fun that awaits at the Babcock Ranch Art Show 2021!

A quick glimpse of the fun that awaits at the Babcock Ranch Art Show 2021!

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. 

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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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