Blog

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 […]

Read Full Article
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 […]

Read Full Article
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, […]

Read Full Article
Solara Homes to offer town homes at Babcock Ranch

Solara Homes to offer town homes at Babcock Ranch

Solara Homes, the newest addition to Babcock Ranch’s builder lineup, is now accepting contracts for new townhomes in the world’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31. The first phase of Solara Home’s 25 contemporary-design townhomes will be located in the Lake Timber neighborhood directly in front […]

Read Full Article
Stock’s Crystal model home open for viewing at Babcock Ranch

Stock’s Crystal model home open for viewing 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 Crystal model by Stock Classic Homes is open for viewing. Located in Lake Timber, a neighborhood of 220 single-family lake- and preserve-view homes, the fully furnished Crystal model is within walking and […]

Read Full Article
Babcock Neighborhood School receives an ‘A’ from the state of Florida – and from homebuyers

Babcock Neighborhood School receives an ‘A’ from the state of Florida – and from homebuyers

Babcock Neighborhood School, the new public charter school located at the heart of the nation’s first solar-powered town, earned an “A” in its first annual Florida Standards Assessment. It has also earned high marks from Babcock Ranch homebuyers Bethany and Jerry Hunt, whose children Connor, 9, and Peyton, 6, will start classes at Babcock Neighborhood […]

Read Full Article
Addressing Water Management at Babcock Ranch

Addressing Water Management at Babcock Ranch

We have heard the concerns of some Babcock Ranch neighbors regarding recent flooding along State Road 31 and other local areas. In some instances, questions have been raised about whether the development work taking place at Babcock Ranch has contributed to these conditions. The most straightforward, honest answer is “No.” We want to share information […]

Read Full Article
Babcock Ranch One of the “Best of the Best” Eco-Friendly Communities by ideal-LIVING Magazine

Babcock Ranch One of the “Best of the Best” Eco-Friendly Communities by ideal-LIVING Magazine

Wilmington, NC – ideal-LIVING magazine announces the 2nd Annual “The Best of the Best” in towns and residential communities in its Summer 2017 edition. These awards will also be posted at www.ideal-LIVING.com/2017BestoftheBest. “Given the very positive response last year to our first ‘Best of the Best‘ feature,” said ideal-LIVING Editor and Associate Publisher Kelly Godbey, […]

Read Full Article
Technology and Quality of Life

Technology and Quality of Life

Human longevity presents one of the most compelling links between technology and quality of life. According to the Social Security Administration, life expectancy at birth in 1930 was 58 for men and 62 for women. Today, a man reaching age 65 can expect to live on average until age 84.3 and a woman to age […]

Read Full Article
What is a Sustainable City?

What is a Sustainable City?

Most people may not know the definition of a sustainable town, but they might recognize one when they see it. Perhaps they notice the tidy streets, residents walking their dogs and chatting with neighbors in the evening or the birds chirping in the parks while children play on the swings. Or maybe they see it […]

Read Full Article
Downtown Babcock Ranch Will Be Open for Business in Early 2017

Downtown Babcock Ranch Will Be Open for Business in Early 2017

Downtown Babcock Ranch will be the heart and soul of the town designed to foster the personal connection, personal well-being and lifelong learning opportunities that are the core of the town’s way of life. Places of learning and exploration, a wellness center, restaurants, specialty retail shops, a locally grown produce market, and indoor and outdoor […]

Read Full Article
What is Civitas?

What is Civitas?

Time to brush the dust off your high school Latin textbooks. Civitas has its roots in Roman history but the Latin term has found renewed meaning in Babcock Ranch, the solar city under development in Southwest Florida. In ancient Rome, Civitas meant citizenship. The right of Civitas granted citizens the ability to govern themselves, according […]

Read Full Article
Table & Tap: Opening February 2017

Table & Tap: Opening February 2017

Table & Tap is Babcock Ranch’s first official restaurant and is expected to be open in time for many Valentine’s Day dates! Recently, we were featured in a story for the News-Press that we’d love to share. “We want it to be like hanging out in your family room,” said Severance, waving a hand at […]

Read Full Article
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 […]

Read Full Article
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 […]

Read Full Article

Copyrighted Image