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Babcock Ranch offers an autumn of live music at Table & Tap

Babcock Ranch offers an autumn of live music at Table & Tap

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Aug. 14, 2019) – Babcock Ranch has planned an autumn of live music at Table & Tap, which features a farm-to-table focus with fresh ingredients, an ever-evolving menu and a broad selection of craft beers and indoor and al fresco dining. Table & Tap’s “Live Music on the Oak” series presents musical […]

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Babcock Ranch ranked Southwest Florida’s top master-planned community

Babcock Ranch ranked Southwest Florida’s top master-planned community

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Aug. 12, 2019) – Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, is ranked Southwest Florida’s top master-planned community based on Metrostudy data on single-family home annual starts in Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties. The analysis of the Southwest Florida housing market […]

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Babcock National to host British Open Watch Party at Babcock Ranch

Babcock National to host British Open Watch Party at Babcock Ranch

Come enjoy food, fun and family-friendly festivities at the British Open Watch Party hosted by Babcock National, a new golf and lifestyle community within Babcock Ranch, Saturday, July 20 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Guests can watch live streaming of The Open on a giant screen in Founder’s Square and visit a selection of […]

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Babcock Ranch announces leadership change

Babcock Ranch announces leadership change

Syd Kitson, CEO of Kitson & Partners, has announced Al Dougherty as Chief Operations Officer for Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. Dougherty will continue in his role as COO-Communities for Kitson & Partners, the developer of Babcock Ranch, where he has managed […]

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Babcock Ranch Welcomes Meritage Homes to Builder Lineup

Babcock Ranch Welcomes Meritage Homes to Builder Lineup

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (June 3, 2019) – Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, has welcomed Meritage Homes to its builder lineup. Meritage Homes will offer new energy-efficient, single-family homes ranging from 1,480 to more than 3,000 square feet in the community’s Lake Babcock […]

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‘Go Fly a Kite’ at Babcock Ranch Festival of Kites

‘Go Fly a Kite’ at Babcock Ranch Festival of Kites

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (May 30, 2019) – Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, is hosting an inaugural Festival of Kites in Founder’s Square Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. Guests are invited to make, fly and learn […]

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A Brand New Florida Town Built for the Future

A Brand New Florida Town Built for the Future

Babcock Ranch was recently featured on ABC’s West Palm Beach’s local news affiliate, WPBF News. Anchor Mark Kelly visited our community to interview Syd Kitson, to understand the vision of Babcock Ranch to become the most environmentally responsible, sustainable town in the country, as well we meet some of our residents. Check out the rest […]

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Babcock Ranch welcomes Divco Custom Homes to builder team

Babcock Ranch welcomes Divco Custom Homes to builder team

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (May 23, 2019) – Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, has welcomed Divco Custom Homes to its handpicked team of Southwest Florida’s finest builders. Established more than 35 years ago, Divco Custom Homes has built an impressive portfolio consisting of […]

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Food Truck Friday at Babcock Ranch April 26

Food Truck Friday at Babcock Ranch April 26

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (April 11, 2019) – Celebrate the start of the weekend at Food Truck Friday on April 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Babcock Ranch, America’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 […]

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A Forward-Thinking Community Invites Couples & Families to Live Responsibly & Sustainably in Southwest Florida

A Forward-Thinking Community Invites Couples & Families to Live Responsibly & Sustainably in Southwest Florida

After nearly a decade of planning and construction, Babcock Ranch officially opened to the public in early 2017. The charming, eco-friendly town in Southwest Florida attracted people who were curious about its modern infrastructure and potential for sustainable growth. Families explored the quaint downtown area, extensive nature trails, and budding solar-powered neighborhoods, and many fell in love […]

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Babcock Neighborhood School Selected for Summit Learning Innovation Program

Babcock Neighborhood School Selected for Summit Learning Innovation Program

Babcock Neighborhood School, located in Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, was selected to join the Summit Learning Innovation Schools program. One of only 13 schools chosen from more than 400 Summit Learning Schools across the country to participate in the program, Babcock […]

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Babcock Ranch Featured in Washington Post

Babcock Ranch Featured in Washington Post

Babcock Ranch was recently featured on the Washington Post website in a story titled Running on the Sun. Janine Zeitlin visited Babcock Ranch and got to witness a day-in-the-life at Babcock Ranch on a Friday night. The autonomous shuttle was parked for the night, but the town square was otherwise hopping. Kids in tie-dyed shirts […]

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Art, Music and Fun at the Babcock Ranch Art Show

Art, Music and Fun at the Babcock Ranch Art Show

Babcock Ranch celebrated a day of art, live music and fun as more than 6,500 guests attended the inaugural Babcock Ranch Art Show. Held in collaboration with ArtFest Fort Myers, the event featured watercolor, oil and acrylic painting, sculpture, photography, metalwork, jewelry, ceramics and wood, and fiber art. Guests also participated in a community mural painting […]

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Babcock Ranch Water Utilities Recognized with FDEP Awards

Babcock Ranch Water Utilities Recognized with FDEP Awards

Babcock Ranch Water Utilities received the 2018 Domestic Plant Operations Excellence Award for Drinking Water Plant Operations from the Department of Environmental Protection in recognition of outstanding treatment water and wastewater plant operations, maintenance and compliance. Babcock Ranch Water Utilities, as operated by Town & Country Utilities, serves Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located […]

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Food Truck Friday at Babcock Ranch March 29

Food Truck Friday at Babcock Ranch March 29

Celebrate the start of the weekend at Food Truck Friday on March 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Babcock Ranch, America’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 area’s […]

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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 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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