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Babcock Ranch sales momentum continues with 900 new home contracts

Babcock Ranch sales momentum continues with 900 new home contracts

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Oct. 20, 2020) – Kitson & Partners announced that sales have surpassed 900 new homes in Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. Ranked 39th among the country’s top-selling master-planned communities on RCLCO Real Estate Advisor’s Top 50 list, Babcock Ranch […]

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First-of-its-kind farm set to call Babcock Ranch home featured on Wink News

First-of-its-kind farm set to call Babcock Ranch home featured on Wink News

Using eco-friendly prairies and technology from Finland, one farm hopes to be the first of its kind in America. Finn Farms is going to be sustainable, innovative, and clean. “There are no emissions, we are using all organic materials, ” said Finn Farms founder Oskari Kariste. This new way of farming is the first of […]

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Babcock Ranch Art Show showcases ‘safety first’ protocols, features more than 50 juried artists

Babcock Ranch Art Show showcases ‘safety first’ protocols, features more than 50 juried artists

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Oct. 6, 2020) – Guests at the Babcock Ranch Art Show can enjoy the great outdoors under “safety first” best practices while being inspired by the work of more than 50 exceptional juried artists on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Against the backdrop of beautiful Lake Babcock, the […]

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Cup A Joe opens in newly redesigned Babcock Ranch Discovery Center

Cup A Joe opens in newly redesigned Babcock Ranch Discovery Center

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2020) – At Babcock Ranch, a new coffee shop will complement the recently redesigned Discovery Center in Woodlea Hall, where visitors learn about the sustainable vision behind America’s first solar-powered town and its welcoming lifestyle. Opening Monday, Oct. 5, Cup A Joe at Curry Creek Outfitters will serve freshly brewed […]

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Pinho named Director of Community Patrol at Babcock Ranch

Pinho named Director of Community Patrol at Babcock Ranch

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Sept. 15, 2020) – Bill Pinho has been named Director of Community Patrol at Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. Pinho brings more than three decades of law enforcement experience with the City of Elizabeth Police Department in New Jersey, […]

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Babcock Ranch’s iconic tower topped off

Babcock Ranch’s iconic tower topped off

Babcock Ranch’s iconic, nearly 68-foot tower was topped off last month near Cypress Lodge, the new lakeside clubhouse and activities center underway directly on Lake Babcock, just northeast of Founder’s Square. A tower and park dedication ceremony is planned for January.  Watch the video of the tower topping below.      

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Babcock Ranch Continues Sales Momentum with 800 New Home Contracts

Babcock Ranch Continues Sales Momentum with 800 New Home Contracts

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (August 27, 2020) – Kitson & Partners announced that sales have surpassed 800 new homes in Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. Babcock Ranch hit the 700-homes-sold milestone just two months ago and recently earned a spot on RCLCO Real […]

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Infrastructure work commences at Crescent B Commons shopping center at Babcock Ranch: Vertical construction scheduled to begin fourth quarter 2020

Infrastructure work commences at Crescent B Commons shopping center at Babcock Ranch: Vertical construction scheduled to begin fourth quarter 2020

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Aug. 18, 2020) – Infrastructure work is now underway at Crescent B Commons, the Publix-anchored 82,640-square-foot shopping center at a new entrance to Babcock Ranch being constructed about one mile south of the existing entrance on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. The 48,387-square-foot Publix will also feature a drive-thru pharmacy. Crescent B […]

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Babcock Ranch Featured on NBC Nightly News Films

Babcock Ranch Featured on NBC Nightly News Films

Learn all about the history of Babcock Ranch, from the early beginnings in 1914 to housing the first solar town in America. Syd Kitson, CEO and Chairman of Kitson and Partners, will walk you through the growth of this city and the struggle he had to face to make this project come to life. You […]

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Babcock Ranch Featured in Sarasota Magazine’s Neighborhood Guide

Babcock Ranch Featured in Sarasota Magazine’s Neighborhood Guide

Babcock Ranch is featured in Sarasota Magazine’s Neighborhood Guide: “High-Tech Babcock Ranch Rises in Southeast Charlotte County.” The guide takes a closer look at the Babcock Ranch vision, initiatives, technology and neighborhoods. Click here to view Babcock Ranch’s feature in Sarasota Magazine’s Neighborhood Guide

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Former Senator George LeMieux interviews Syd Kitson, CEO & Chairman of Kitson and Partners

Former Senator George LeMieux interviews Syd Kitson, CEO & Chairman of Kitson and Partners

Syd Kitson is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida and part of the executive committee for Governor DeSantis reopening task force. In this interview, he touches on topics such as the process of planning and preparation for the reopening of Florida universities. He talks about blueprints that […]

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Babcock Ranch tops the list of “Best Eco-Friendly Communities” in ideal-LIVING

Babcock Ranch tops the list of “Best Eco-Friendly Communities” in ideal-LIVING

With its focus on sustainable growth and design, Babcock Ranch tops the list of “Best Eco-Friendly Communities” in ideal-LIVING’s new Best of the Best issue. Click here to view Babcock Ranch’s feature in the latest ideal-LIVING issue.

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ideal-LIVING Magazine Honors “The Best of the Best in Planned Communities”

ideal-LIVING Magazine Honors “The Best of the Best in Planned Communities”

Wilmington, NC – ideal-LIVING magazine is pleased to announce its fifth annual “Best of the Best” issue which features the Top 100 Planned Communities. The magazine will be in homes by July 16th. The honorees will also be revealed on www.ideal-LIVING.com/bestofthebest at the same time. Surveys were collected at the 2020 Ideal Living Real Estate […]

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Babcock Ranch Featured in Naples Daily News’ Front Page Story “Meet the Neighbors Driving Residential Sales”

Babcock Ranch Featured in Naples Daily News’ Front Page Story “Meet the Neighbors Driving Residential Sales”

Babcock Ranch is featured as an example of the kind of community homebuyers are seeking today – with brand new homes and plenty of room nearby to be out and about – in Naples Daily News’ front page story “Meet the neighbors driving residential sales.” Click here to open a PDF of the article from […]

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Babcock Ranch among country’s 50 top-selling master-planned communities

Babcock Ranch among country’s 50 top-selling master-planned communities

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (July 10, 2020) – Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, achieved another major sales milestone when it was named to the RCLCO Real Estate Advisors’ Top 50 list for the first time, ranking 39th among the country’s top-selling master-planned communities. […]

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Babcock Ranch surpasses 700 homes sold milestone

Babcock Ranch surpasses 700 homes sold milestone

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (June 2, 2020) – Kitson & Partners, developers of Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, has reported 700 new home contracts through the end of May. Babcock Ranch began marketing new homes in 2017, with the first residents moving into […]

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Your race, your place: Register for the Babcock Ranch QuaRUNtine Virtual 5K

Your race, your place: Register for the Babcock Ranch QuaRUNtine Virtual 5K

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (April 23, 2020) – Registration is now underway for the Babcock Ranch QuaRUNtine 5K – a fun, safe, virtual race that encourages participants to “Run your own race, at your place, time and pace.” Runners and walkers are welcome to participate wherever they would like, whether it’s their own neighborhood or their […]

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Babcock Ranch ‘Mask Squad’ unites to help their hometown’s health care workers

Babcock Ranch ‘Mask Squad’ unites to help their hometown’s health care workers

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (April 17, 2020) – At Babcock Ranch, residents joined forces three weeks ago with a singular mission: to supply their hometown’s health care workers with protective cloth masks to wear while treating patients during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the Babcock Ranch “Mask Squad” is on track to surpass the 3,000-mask milestone. Wanting […]

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Babcock Ranch home sales up 40 percent in Q1

Babcock Ranch home sales up 40 percent in Q1

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (April 17, 2020) – Kitson & Partners, developers of Babcock Ranch, reported 107 first-quarter new home sales, marking a 40 percent year-over-year increase for America’s first solar-powered town. Babcock Ranch home sales totaled 31 in March alone, propelling the town to surpass the 600- homes-sold milestone. The first quarter also marked the […]

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Babcock Ranch surpasses 600 homes sold milestone

Babcock Ranch surpasses 600 homes sold milestone

BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (March 13, 2020) – Kitson & Partners, developers of Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, has reported 604 new home contracts through the beginning of March. Babcock Ranch began marketing new homes in 2017, with the first residents moving into […]

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