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Kitson & Partners Announces Grocery-Anchored Shopping Center at Babcock Ranch

Kitson & Partners Announces Grocery-Anchored Shopping Center at Babcock Ranch

Kitson & Partners has announced plans for Crescent B Commons, an 85,600-square-foot shopping center anchored by a major grocery store at a new entrance to America’s first solar-powered town, Babcock Ranch. Located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31 and Cypress Parkway, the project will be anchored by a 51,447-square-foot grocery […]

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Inaugural Babcock Ranch Art Show Offers Inspiration and Participation

Inaugural Babcock Ranch Art Show Offers Inspiration and Participation

Be inspired by the work of 40 professional fine artists and take part in a community mural painting during the inaugural Babcock Ranch Art Show Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the world’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. Guests can RSVP […]

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Food Truck Friday at Babcock Ranch Feb. 22

Food Truck Friday at Babcock Ranch Feb. 22

Celebrate the start of the weekend at Food Truck Friday on Feb. 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Babcock Ranch, the world’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. Guests can visit Founder’s Square, the heart of Babcock Ranch, to enjoy fare from 14 of the […]

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Babcock Ranch welcomes runners and pets to second annual Doggie Dash 5K and Bark in the Park Pet Festival Saturday, Feb. 23

Babcock Ranch welcomes runners and pets to second annual Doggie Dash 5K and Bark in the Park Pet Festival Saturday, Feb. 23

Babcock Ranch, Southwest Florida’s unique eco-centric, solar-powered town just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, is hosting its second annual Doggie Dash 5K and Bark in the Park Pet Festival Saturday, Feb. 23 at 8 a.m. Runners and walkers with or without their furry friends can register for the Doggie Dash […]

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Babcock Ranch Offers Live Music Thursday through Sunday at Table & Tap

Babcock Ranch Offers Live Music Thursday through Sunday at Table & Tap

Babcock Ranch, the world’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, offers live music Thursday through Sunday at Table & Tap. “Live Music on the Oak” features musical performances from some of Southwest Florida’s best bands. Table & Tap offers a farm-to-table focus featuring fresh ingredients and […]

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Babcock Ranch Featured on WSB-TV in Atlanta

Babcock Ranch Featured on WSB-TV in Atlanta

Babcock Ranch was recently featured in a segment on WSB-TV 2 in Atlanta, which dubbed our town as the ‘way of the future.’ “Channel 2’s consumer adviser, Clark Howard, is passionate about solar power. So, when he heard about Babcock Ranch, the first solar-powered town in America, he needed to see it for himself.” To […]

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Food Truck Fridays Debut at Babcock Ranch

Food Truck Fridays Debut at Babcock Ranch

At Babcock Ranch, the “F” in TGIF stands for Fridays, food trucks and fun. The world’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31 is introducing monthly Food Truck Fridays, starting Jan. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. Guests can visit Founder’s Square, the heart of Babcock Ranch, […]

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Babcock Ranch Surpasses 250-Homes Sold Milestone

Babcock Ranch Surpasses 250-Homes Sold Milestone

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Dec. 27, 2018) – Babcock Ranch – the world’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31 – has surpassed the 250-home sold milestone, with 254 new home contracts recorded through the middle of December. “Homebuyers are attracted by our commitment to sustainability, technology, health […]

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Babcock Ranch Kicks Off the Season with Holiday Celebration

Babcock Ranch Kicks Off the Season with Holiday Celebration

More than 4,000 guests celebrated the start of the season at Babcock Ranch’s second annual holiday event, emceed by NBC-2 News Today’s Rachel Pierce. After making a grand entrance on a sleigh pulled by the Whispering Pines Clydesdales and parading around Founder’s Square, Santa Claus posed for photos with children and “lit” the Christmas tree […]

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Babcock Ranch Celebrates Grand Opening of Jack Peeples Park with Jingle Bell 5K

Babcock Ranch Celebrates Grand Opening of Jack Peeples Park with Jingle Bell 5K

Babcock Ranch, Southwest Florida’s unique eco-centric, solar-powered town just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, is celebrating the grand opening of Jack Peeples Park with the second annual Jingle Bell 5K Saturday, Dec. 8 at 8 a.m. Peeples will serve as the official race starter for Jingle Bell 5K, which starts […]

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Holiday Event Kicks Off the Season at Babcock Ranch

Holiday Event Kicks Off the Season at Babcock Ranch

Come celebrate the start of the season at Babcock Ranch’s second annual Holiday Event Saturday, Dec. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Southwest Florida’s unique eco-centric, solar-powered town just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. NBC2 News Today anchor Rachel Pierce will emcee the festivities, including the Babcock Ranch tree […]

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Babcock Ranch Featured on PBS NewsHour as Part of Ongoing Climate Change Series

Babcock Ranch Featured on PBS NewsHour as Part of Ongoing Climate Change Series

Hari Sreenivasan of PBS NewsHour recently did a profile on Babcock Ranch as a part of an ongoing series “Peril and Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change.” In an attempt to “do it the right way,” developer Syd Kitson is building Babcock Ranch, an 18,000-acre planned community just north of Ft. Meyers, with hope that […]

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Lennar’s Majestica model home now open at Babcock Ranch

Lennar’s Majestica model home now open at Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch, Southwest Florida’s unique eco-centric, solar-powered town just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, has announced the single-family Majestica model by Lennar is now open for tours. The Wi-Fi Certified™ Majestica model is located in Trail’s Edge, a new neighborhood by Lennar situated within walking distance of all the amenities […]

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Babcock Ranch to host Trick or Trot 5K

Babcock Ranch to host Trick or Trot 5K

Babcock Ranch, Southwest Florida’s unique eco-centric, solar-powered town just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, is hosting the Trick or Trot 5K race Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8 a.m. Registration begins race day at 7 a.m. The scenic, flat 5K course leads runners through Sunset Park and finishes in Founder’s Square, […]

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Babcock Ranch reports 215 home sales through September

Babcock Ranch reports 215 home sales through September

New home contracts have surpassed the 200-home milestone at Babcock Ranch, the world’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. Kitson & Partners, the developers of Babcock Ranch, reported 215 new home contracts through the end of September. “This significant sales milestone is an affirmation that homebuyers […]

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Solara Homes to offer town homes at Babcock Ranch

Solara Homes to offer town homes at Babcock Ranch

Solara Homes, the newest addition to Babcock Ranch’s builder lineup, is now accepting contracts for new townhomes in the world’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. The first phase of Solara Home’s 25 contemporary-design townhomes will be located in the Lake Timber neighborhood directly in front […]

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Stock’s Crystal model home open for viewing at Babcock Ranch

Stock’s Crystal model home open for viewing at Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch, Southwest Florida’s unique eco-centric, solar-powered town just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, has announced the single-family Crystal model by Stock Classic Homes is open for viewing. Located in Lake Timber, a neighborhood of 220 single-family lake- and preserve-view homes, the fully furnished Crystal model is within walking and […]

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Jeb Bush, Syd Kitson celebrate innovation in education at new Babcock Neighborhood School

Jeb Bush, Syd Kitson celebrate innovation in education at new Babcock Neighborhood School

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2018) – Former Gov. Jeb Bush joined Syd Kitson, elected officials, and community and education leaders to celebrate the grand opening of the new Babcock Neighborhood School in Babcock Ranch. The school, completed two years ahead of schedule to meet growing demand after BNS’s initial year of operation, features a […]

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ReCharge Juice Co. at Babcock Ranch to hold July 21 Grand Opening

ReCharge Juice Co. at Babcock Ranch to hold July 21 Grand Opening

The ReCharge Juice Co. at Babcock Ranch will celebrate its official grand opening on Saturday, July 21, with activities from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. that are free of charge and open to the public. Located in Lee Health’s Healthy Life Center in Founder’s Square, ReCharge Juice Co. offers 100 percent raw juice mixes. To […]

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Babcock Neighborhood School receives an ‘A’ from the state of Florida – and from homebuyers

Babcock Neighborhood School receives an ‘A’ from the state of Florida – and from homebuyers

Babcock Neighborhood School, the new public charter school located at the heart of the nation’s first solar-powered town, earned an “A” in its first annual Florida Standards Assessment. It has also earned high marks from Babcock Ranch homebuyers Bethany and Jerry Hunt, whose children Connor, 9, and Peyton, 6, will start classes at Babcock Neighborhood […]

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