January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

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Letting the sunshine in: Babcock Ranch solar field powers up

The sun shines bright on the world’s first solar town, where Florida Power & Light has flicked the on switch to power up Babcock Ranch’s water and sewage treatment plant, businesses in Founder’s Square and the first model homes. More...

Babcock Ranch is building ‘green’

Babcock Ranch is now famously the first American community ever designed to function top to bottom with power provided only from the sun — that’s in 19,000 homes and 6 million square feet of commercial space at build-out.  More...

Kitson creating a new version of ‘Home Place’ at Babcock Ranch

As construction of Phase I of the Downtown District and furnished models in the Lake Timber neighborhood at Babcock Ranch continues to progress as planned, Master Developer Kitson & Partners’ unique brand of place making is becoming evident More...

Business News

Babcock’s water and sewage treatment plant up and running: Technology breaks new ground at Babcock Ranch

At Babcock Ranch, director of utility operations Mike Acosta was presented with the rare opportunity to design the ultimate state-of-the-art water and sewage treatment plant — from the ground up. More...

Lifestyle

BABCOCK TECHNOLOGY

Babcock Ranch amps up its tech with new Apps

Want to know the name of that unusual tree along the Sunset Trail? There’s an app for that. Need to make reservations on the patio at Table & Tap? There’s an app for that, too. Trying to find your dream home or news at Babcock Ranch? More...

Outdoors

Trail Mix: Babcock Ranch plans hiking, biking and equestrian trails

Bike it. Hike it. Or hoof it. More...

Arts and Entertainment News

BABCOCK EC0 T0URS

Get ready to rumble: Babcock Ranch Preserve Eco Tours return

Visitors are once again discovering the unique ecosystems, the historic working ranch operation and the landmark Telegraph Swamp throughout the 67,618-acre Babcock Ranch Preserve.  More...

2016: A year of PROGRESS

FROM ALL OUTWARD APPEARANCES, 2016 WAS A VERY BAD year for celebrities. More...

Gas-powered cars will take a back seat at Babcock Ranch

As Babcock Ranch planners look at how people will get around the town’s neighborhoods on a daily basis, they are downplaying the role of gas-powered cars, king of American transportation since sprawling suburbs developed after World War II. More...

MEET THE PROFESSIONALS

A Q&A with Axel Kallenborn, Babcock Ranch town ambassador

When you call Kitson & Partners for information about Babcock Ranch, the voice you’re most likely to hear answering your questions has a lilting German accent. More...

Babcock Ranch’s first store to facilitate outdoor adventures

Most places would have been content to open a gift shop, but embodying the town’s themes of healthy lifestyles and reconnecting with nature, the first retail store that Kitson & Partners will open at Babcock Ranch will be Curry Creek Outfit More...

PROGRESS UPDATE

Founder’s Square: The first two buildings in the downtown district, Table & Tap and Woodlea Hall, will open this spring.   More...

Community

BABCOCK NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOL

A Q&A with Christy Noe, Ph.D., president and CEO of Collaborative Educational Network

Kitson & Partners hired Christy Noe as a consultant to lead the development of Babcock Neighborhood School from the ground up. Ms. More...

Babcock Ranch Neighborhood School information

The mission of Babcock Neighborhood School is to prepare kindergarten through grade eight students to become independent, creative and compassionate lifelong learners, leaders and problem solvers through an environmentally focused “greenSTEAM” educat More...

AROUND BABCOCK

Babcock Neighborhood School groundbreaking

1. Dennis Miehle, Connie Baublis and Pamela Aubuchon 2. Chloe Woods, Matt Woods and Erica Woods 3. Shaun Cullinan, Den Bailey and Claire Jubb 4. Woodlea Hall under construction 5. More...

Real Estate News

Castle Harbour Homes to build at Lake Timber

It never hurts to ask. That’s what the management team at Castle Harbour Homes discovered when they inquired about the possibility of joining the exclusive group of builders for Lake Timber, the first neighborhood being built at Babcock Ranch. More...

‘Babcock Style’ celebrates Florida’s architectural past

Homes reminiscent of early Florida and its melting pot of architectural influences — Craftsman, Spanish, farmhouse, Colonial/ West Indies and coastal design unique to the Gulf of Mexico — echo Babcock Ranch’s emphasis on authenticit More...