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15 Jul, 2017

The Sunshine Town

How do you build America’s first completely solar-powered community? You start from scratch. Developers Kitson & Partners designed and constructed Babcock Ranch, a South Florida town that spans 17,000 acres (440 of which are a solar field), in partnership with state and local government. It took them more than a decade. Getting around will be groundbreaking too: the developer says the town will launch the first self-driving shuttle network in North America in November. The automated electric vehicles will pass downtown, a charter school and multiple neighborhoods, where prices for model homes currently start at about $350,000. The first residents – of a potential 50,000 – are expected to begin moving in by the end of the year. – Julia Zorthian

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14 May, 2021 / BY Babcock Ranch

Health Benefits of Living in a Walkable Town

Getting out to exercise should be fun, not a chore. That’s why we are focused on providing a walkable town that encourages you to stay active. The walkability that’s built into Babcock Ranch is sure…

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30 Apr, 2021 / BY Babcock Ranch

Three Reasons Babcock Ranch Is One of The Best Places to Raise a Family

Babcock Ranch offers more for a growing family than the average town. What sets us apart as one of the best places to raise a family is our commitment to your family's future, access to…

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14 Apr, 2021 / BY Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch Featured on PBS News Hour

          

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1 Apr, 2021 / BY Babcock Ranch

Edison Awards to Host Solar-Powered Earth Day Event

The full day of educational activities will take place at Babcock Ranch and will be powered by Florida Power & Light Company.   FORT MYERS, Fla., March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Awards is pleased to announce…

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10 Mar, 2021 / BY Babcock Ranch

A quick glimpse of the fun that awaits at the Babcock Ranch Art Show 2021!

This video from November's event highlights the talented artists and food trucks you'll find in Founder's Square this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Advance purchase tickets required at BabcockRanchArtShow.com. 

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