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ReCharge Juice Co. Opens

The ReCharge Juice Co. is now open for business. Choose one of our delicious 100% raw juice mixes or create your own. ReCharge Juice Co. is focused on creating some of the most delicious and highly nutritious raw fruit and vegetable specialty juices for you to recharge your mind, body and soul. ReCharge Juice Co. […]

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Babcock Ranch, Lee Health leaders light it up with friendly power competition

Babcock Ranch Developer Syd Kitson, and Lee Health president and CEO Larry Antonucci, and their teams took part in a friendly competition at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Lee Health’s Healthy Life Center at Babcock Ranch. The facility has the first electricity-generating workout equipment in the US, and that’s just one of the elements that […]

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Boost Your Exercise Routine! Benefits of Group Fitness Classes

Let’s be honest: Some days you just don’t feel like exercising. Whether you run, cycle or walk, sometimes you’re just not motivated to get out there. You have all kinds of excuses: It’s hot, it’s raining or I have too much work to do are just some of them. Even professional athletes hit slumps. That’s […]

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Walking to Improve Health

With more than 50 miles of trails, Babcock Ranch offers plenty of opportunities for walkers. In fact, developer Kitson & Partners developed Babcock Ranch to promote pedestrian instead of vehicular traffic. The town’s streets fanning out from the downtown area called Founders Square are specifically designed to encourage residents to leave their cars parked and […]

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Things to Do in Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida’s climate is so temperate you might wonder why people stay cooped up inside. We’ll admit summers can be hot, but cool mornings and evenings are perfect times to get outside. Dawn and dusk offer gentle breezes that remind you that nature is spectacular in Southwest Florida. From baseball spring training to new restaurants […]

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Living Smart: Technology at Babcock Ranch

We’re building a sustainable city. To us, sustainability and technology go hand-in-hand. Using state-of-the-art technology and creating a living laboratory for new ideas, we want to turn Babcock Ranch into a sustainable city that many generations to come will call home. Technology at Babcock Ranch will include (but is certainly not limited to): Fiber internet […]

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The Best Homebuilders in Florida

When developer Kitson & Partners started planning for the town of Babcock Ranch, the firm knew only the best homebuilders in Florida would be privileged to build there. That’s because Babcock Ranch is the nation’s first new town powered by solar energy. With this groundbreaking project, Kitson sought builders that would embrace the concepts of […]

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Partnership with Lee Health

We’re excited to announce that we are working on a deal with Lee Health that would bring their services and facilities directly to Babcock Ranch. “Under the terms of the arrangement, Lee Health would begin opening a Lee Physician Group family practice clinic, a physical rehabilitation facility and a wellness center in March in the […]

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Top Five Things to Look for on a Nature Hike in Florida

Hiking in Florida is unlike anywhere else in North America. That’s because Florida’s tropical climate creates an environment that’s ideal for the state’s unique flora and fauna. From reptiles to birds and plants, visitors are often amazed by the biodiversity they witness on nature hikes in Florida. Here are the top five things to look […]

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Ten Reasons You Should Relocate to Florida

This isn’t your parents’ Florida. The state has come a long way since retirees began flocking to Florida 50 years ago. Today, you’ll find world-class entertainment, great schools, leading universities, high-tech jobs and top health care facilities. Of course, Florida still has all the great amenities that have been here forever, including sun-soaked beaches, turquoise […]

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florida living

Three Questions to Ask Yourself When Considering a Move to Florida

Are you considering a move to Florida? If so, you’re in good company. More than 1,000 people move to Florida every day, according to many recent estimates. The Sunshine State lives up to its name with gorgeous weather year-round, low taxes, boating, golfing, and a wide array of amenities to suit every lifestyle. Within the […]

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Addressing Water Management at Babcock Ranch

We have heard the concerns of some Babcock Ranch neighbors regarding recent flooding along State Road 31 and other local areas. In some instances, questions have been raised about whether the development work taking place at Babcock Ranch has contributed to these conditions. The most straightforward, honest answer is “No.” We want to share information […]

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fiber internet

The Top Five Things to Know About Fiber Internet

From solar energy to transportation, Babcock Ranch is at the vanguard of cutting-edge technology. Earlier this year, we announced we were taking another bold technology step for the solar-powered community in Southwest Florida by unveiling a partnership with CenturyLink to deliver one of the fastest residential internet speeds in the U.S. CenturyLink’s data network will […]

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community gardening

The Easiest Plants to Grow in a Neighborhood Garden

Dust off your gardening tools when you move to Babcock Ranch. That’s because our town’s developer, Kitson & Partners, has made neighborhood gardens an essential part of each community. If you’re new to the idea of neighborhood gardening, the concept is a collaborative greenspace in which the participants share in both the maintenance of the […]

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kayak enthusiasts

Kayak Enthusiast? The Best Places to Kayak in Florida

Lakes, rivers, estuaries and bays in Florida provide kayakers with hundreds of miles of scenic paddling. The best places to kayak offer up-close encounters with birds, fish and other wildlife that populate the waterways of Florida. In fact, you may not see another person while you’re gently paddling through mangrove forests, oak hammocks and tall […]

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Retiring to Florida? Consider Babcock Ranch

Retiring to Florida? Consider Babcock Ranch

Now you’ll see Babcock Ranch among the top three master-planned communities in Florida because it’s at the vanguard of the new retirement. Fact is, the Baby Boom generation won’t settle for their parents’ rocking-chair or golf-for-life retirement. Today’s retirees today don’t want to be segregated by age or live in isolation behind gates. They want […]

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Lake Timber Lake House nearing completion at Babcock Ranch

Kitson & Partners announced that construction of the Lake House neighborhood center within the Lake Timber neighborhood at Babcock Ranch will be complete by the end of this month. Babcock Ranch is a new 18,000-acre eco-centric, solar powered town being developed by Kitson east of Fort Myers, off State Road 31 in Charlotte County, north […]

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Chevy Bolt Night

Join Us for Chevy Night: The Florida Debut of the Chevrolet Bolt

We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be hosting Chevy Night on July 21st. Local collectors and dealers will show off their classic Chevy cars to welcome the newest member of the Chevrolet family: the Bolt EV. Chevy Night will celebrate the Florida debut of the Bolt EV, named 2017 North American Car of the […]

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Babcock Ranch: A Family Investment

Babcock Ranch: A Family Investment

When young families move to Babcock Ranch, they are investing in much more than just a home. Buying a home that’s within their budget is just the first consideration for a young family. At Babcock Ranch, parents will know investing in their children’s future because of the Babcock Neighborhood School, the clean environment and the […]

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Table & Tap

An Interview with Table & Tap at Babcock Ranch

Bring your appetite to Babcock Ranch. Foodies can now pin another restaurant on their culinary map when they visit Table & Tap, the new widely acclaimed dining establishment that recently opened at Babcock Ranch. It’s a destination restaurant with a vibrant farm-to-table menu and another reason why you should consider visiting Babcock Ranch, the new […]

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