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Castle Harbour Homes starts its first model in Babcock Ranch

Castle Harbour Homes starts its first model in Babcock Ranch

Fort Myers-based Castle Harbour Homes has begun construction of its first furnished model homes in the Lake Timber neighborhood at Babcock Ranch. The award-winning homebuilder will begin construction of a second model in July. Both models are expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2018 and will feature interior designs by Lori Manning Designs. Plans […]

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Babcock Ranch: The Most Environmentally Sensitive Development

Babcock Ranch: The Most Environmentally Sensitive Development

Curry Lake is a prime example why Babcock Ranch has been hailed as the most environmentally sensitive development in Florida. The lake on the Babcock Ranch property provides a model for the surface-water management strategies that will be incorporated throughout the town as it grows. Rather than create manmade solutions for storm water, Babcock Ranch […]

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Stock Development’s Bartow model now open at Babcock Ranch

Stock Development’s Bartow model now open at Babcock Ranch

BABCOCK RANCH — Kitson & Partners announced that Stock Development has completed construction of its furnished Bartow model at Babcock Ranch, 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 of the Lee Civic Center. Located in Lake Timber, the town’s first neighborhood, the […]

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Babcock Ranch: A Builder Overview

Babcock Ranch: A Builder Overview

When developer Kitson & Partners began planning for the new town of Babcock Ranch, it sought builders who would adhere to the concepts of green building and sustainability. That’s because Babcock Ranch is on the leading edge of energy conservation as the nation’s first solar-powered community. For example, the homes’ porches and raised foundations provide […]

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Homes by Towne offering farmhouse style homes at Babcock Ranch

Homes by Towne offering farmhouse style homes at Babcock Ranch

By Andrea Stetson, Special to The News-Press Model homes throughout Southwest Florida tend to look alike. There is the contemporary, light, modern look with light colors broken up by splashes of aqua, lemon yellow or vibrant orange. But one model at Babcock Ranch looks different from all the rest. That is because it is designed […]

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Building with SIP Panels at Babcock Ranch

Building with SIP Panels at Babcock Ranch

Homebuilders at Babcock Ranch are using some of the most innovative building materials on the market, ensuring the community is among the eco-friendliest in the world. Structural integrated panels are the 21st century building material that forward-thinking homebuilders such as Fox Premier Builders are using at Babcock Ranch. Known by their initials, SIPs, these panels […]

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Why Babcock Ranch is the Best Place to Retire in Florida

Why Babcock Ranch is the Best Place to Retire in Florida

Babcock Ranch is at the forefront of new thinking about retirement. Today’s retirees want to remain active, learn new skills, participate in local government, volunteer for worthy causes and even start their own small business. What’s more, they want to live in intergenerational communities where they’re not segregated by their age. Babcock Ranch is the […]

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LOWER PRICED MODELS COMING TO BABCOCK RANCH

LOWER PRICED MODELS COMING TO BABCOCK RANCH

Lennar on Board to Create Next New Neighborhood at Babcock Ranch Lennar is joining the roster of builders at Babcock Ranch, the nation’s first solar-powered town. Kitson & Partners announced an agreement for a mix of twin-villas and single-family homes at price points within reach for a broader range of homebuyers. “The neighborhood located southeast of […]

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What to Look for in a City When Retiring to Florida

What to Look for in a City When Retiring to Florida

Millions of aging Americans are redefining what the golden years mean for them. From work to health, education and transportation, the ideas of successful aging today have changed significantly from previous generations. Even the concept of retirement has been upended as older people seek fulfillment from work, education, and an active lifestyle later in life. […]

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Welcome to the Neighborhood! Meet our First Babcock Ranch Residents

Welcome to the Neighborhood! Meet our First Babcock Ranch Residents

We are so excited to welcome our very first homeowners at Babcock Ranch! Richard and Robin Kinley of Acworth, Georgia signed Babcock Ranch’s first sales contract with builder, Homes by Towne on January 19. The Draw of a Town that Runs on Solar The Kinley’s interest in Babcock Ranch dates all the way back to […]

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Castle Harbour Homes: The Newest Builder at Babcock Ranch

Castle Harbour Homes: The Newest Builder at Babcock Ranch

BABCOCK RANCH, Florida — Master developer Kitson & Partners announced that Fort Myers-based Castle Harbour Homes has joined the participating builders in the Lake Timber neighborhood at Babcock Ranch. The home-builder is expected to begin construction of its first furnished model by the end of December. Castle Harbour Homes was founded in 2009 by John Dennis Miehle.  A […]

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Announcing the Babcock Ranch Real Estate Resource Page for Real Estate Professionals

Announcing the Babcock Ranch Real Estate Resource Page for Real Estate Professionals

Babcock Ranch is a town 10 years in the making. From the very beginning, we knew that preservation and growth could work hand-in-hand. We knew that solar was the energy source of the future and that we needed a town that allowed – and encouraged – residents to live a more sustainable lifestyle. We started […]

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Fox Premier Builders Starts Models in Lake Timber at Babcock Ranch

Fox Premier Builders Starts Models in Lake Timber at Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch, FL – Kitson & Partners announced that Naples-based Fox Premier Builders has started construction of three furnished lakefront model residences in the Lake Timber neighborhood at Babcock Ranch. Babcock Ranch is a new 18,000-acre eco-centric, solar powered town being developed by Kitson 20 minutes east of Fort Myers, Florida off Florida State Road […]

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Construction Continues On Schedule at Babcock Ranch

Construction Continues On Schedule at Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch, FL – Master developer Kitson & Partners announced that construction of Phase I of the Downtown District and the first furnished model residences continues to progress as scheduled at Babcock Ranch, a new 18,000-acre eco-centric, solar powered town being developed by Kitson just 20 minutes east of Fort Myers, Florida off Florida State […]

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Home Construction Underway at Babcock Ranch

Home Construction Underway at Babcock Ranch

Builders flag lots, unveil innovations for first model homes Babcock Ranch, Florida – Residential construction is underway at Babcock Ranch, and the innovative new solar-powered town remains on track to begin welcoming its first residents early next year. Representatives of Florida Lifestyle Homes, Fox Premier Builders, Homes by Towne, and Stock Development joined developer Kitson […]

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Coming Soon: Babcock’s First Neighborhood!

Coming Soon: Babcock’s First Neighborhood!

As we reach halfway through 2016, we’re excited to report that Lake Timber, Babcock Ranch’s first official neighborhood, is well underway! With streets paved and lots cleared for home builders, we’re well on track to have Lake Timber model homes ready by early next year. The rendering below shows what Lake Timber at Babcock Ranch […]

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First Buildings Underway at Babcock Ranch: “Founders Square at the Heart of a New Hometown”

First Buildings Underway at Babcock Ranch: “Founders Square at the Heart of a New Hometown”

Babcock Ranch, Florida – At an informal groundbreaking ceremony today, Kitson & Partners announced an important milestone in the history of the town of Babcock Ranch: construction of the initial downtown district is officially underway.  The buildings surrounding Founders Square will serve as the social and commercial hub for the first residents of Babcock Ranch, […]

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Talking Real Estate: News Talk 1490 to Feature Syd Kitson June 16

Talking Real Estate: News Talk 1490 to Feature Syd Kitson June 16

On Thursday, June 16 from 7pm-8pm EST, you can tune in to hear our very own Syd Kitson talk real estate on News Talk 1490. The Stark Group LIVE! Talking Real Estate on Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 7pm-8pm EST. Our very own Syd Kitson will be featured on the hour-long program to discuss real […]

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Watch the Grand Reveal of Babcock Ranch Live

Watch the Grand Reveal of Babcock Ranch Live

“Babcock Ranch will exemplify what it means to be a town of the future, offering residents a highly unique balance of the most technologically advanced infrastructure and amenities, with ready access to a rich natural environment and a true sense of community,” said Kitson & Partners Chairman and CEO Syd Kitson. You may have heard the […]

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