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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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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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