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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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