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Get your holiday spirit up to speed at Babcock Ranch’s third annual  Jingle Bell 5K and Deck the Paws Fun Run

Get your holiday spirit up to speed at Babcock Ranch’s third annual Jingle Bell 5K and Deck the Paws Fun Run

Calling all runners! Get your holiday spirit up to speed at the third annual Jingle Bell 5K and Deck the Paws Fun Run on Sunday, Dec. 15 at Babcock Ranch, Southwest Florida’s unique eco-centric, solar-powered town just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. The 5K race begins at 8 a.m. near […]

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Tree lighting event kicks off holiday season at Babcock Ranch

Tree lighting event kicks off holiday season at Babcock Ranch

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Nov. 26, 2019) – Come celebrate the start of the holiday season at Babcock Ranch’s third annual Tree Lighting Event in Founder’s Square Saturday, Dec. 7, 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 anchor […]

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Florida Lifestyle Homes Lily Rose model at Babcock Ranch Certifications

Florida Lifestyle Homes Lily Rose model at Babcock Ranch Certifications

Florida Lifestyle Homes Lily Rose model at Babcock Ranch: First in Southwest Florida to receive both Platinum certification from the Florida Green Building Coalition and Gold Florida Water Star certification from South Florida Water Management District BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Nov. 22, 2019) – The first house in Southwest Florida to receive both Platinum certification from […]

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Babcock Ranch “Homes for the Holidays” features decorated models and prizes

Babcock Ranch “Homes for the Holidays” features decorated models and prizes

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2019) – There’s no place like Babcock Ranch “Homes for the Holidays” model home tour during Charlotte DeSoto Building Industry Parade of Homes™ Friday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Dec. 8. Models will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The […]

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Babcock Ranch Featured In The Herald Tribune

Babcock Ranch Featured In The Herald Tribune

Babcock Ranch was recently featured in the Herald Tribune in an article about new home sales and real estate growth in our region. Data shows that new home sales have rebounded during the second quarter in Southwest Florida after a slower start in 2019. Home starts in Charlotte County in particular increased 76% to 314 […]

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Babcock Ranch Featured in the Sun Port Charlotte

Babcock Ranch Featured in the Sun Port Charlotte

Babcock Ranch was recently featured in the Sun Port Charlotte, highlighting how the Punta Gorda metropolitical statistical area is one of the top 3 U.S. MSAs where people are relocating. The growing population of Babcock Ranch is attributed to contributing to the growth of the region. The closeby North Port-Sarasota-Brandenton MSA also ranked fifth. “In […]

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Meritage Home’s Osprey Model Now Open at Babcock Ranch

Meritage Home’s Osprey Model 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 Osprey model by Meritage Homes is now open for tours. Located in the Lake Babcock Single Family neighborhood, the four-bedroom, three-bath Osprey offers 2,185 square feet of living space and a covered lanai […]

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Syd Kitson Featured in Florida’s Women in Energy Leadership Forum

Syd Kitson Featured in Florida’s Women in Energy Leadership Forum

Syd Kitson, the President & CEO of Kitson & Partners, was recently interviewed by Florida’s Women in Energy Leadership Forum. “Throughout your career, you have been a champion for clean energy, what influenced you to build a real estate business centered around renewable, specifically solar, energy?”  Developers have an opportunity to engage in work that […]

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Babcock Ranch hosting hurricane relief drive through Sept. 13; public invited to participate

Babcock Ranch hosting hurricane relief drive through Sept. 13; public invited to participate

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Sept. 9, 2019) – Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, is hosting a hurricane relief drive through Friday, Sept. 13 to collect supplies for residents of the Bahamas impacted by Hurricane Dorian. Members of the public are invited to join […]

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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

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 […]

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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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