Publix Now Open in Babcock Ranch

Crescent B Commons is now 90 percent leased, with future tenants including Burger Fi, M’Xuma Tacos and U Yee Sushi.

09/24/2021 By Staff

Babcock Ranch

New Publix, High School Coming to Babcock Ranch

The grocery store and a high school are slated to open soon, giving residents of this fast-selling, master-planned community access to more essentials.

08/30/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Babcock Ranch Neighborhood Guide

The Technology Behind Babcock Ranch

"Powered by the Sun" isn't simply a slogan.

08/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Babcock Ranch Neighborhood Guide

Seven New-Home Neighborhoods Come to Babcock Ranch

Building has begun in earnest in this master-planned community.

08/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Babcock Ranch Is America's First All-Solar Town

Coupled with 9,000 acres of bicycle and hiking trails and interconnected lakes, it is to be a town that celebrates health, wellness and technology.

08/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Fast Track

Al Dougherty Named Chief Operations Officer of Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch is the United States' first solar-powered town.

07/12/2019 By Staff

Real estate

North Port Real Estate Summit Returns Nov. 9

The goal of the event is to bring together commercial real estate professionals, community leaders and business owners to discuss the city's growth.

10/24/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Babcock Ranch Records 215 Home Sales So Far This Year

The new solar-powered planned community is located south of Sarasota, near Fort Myers.

10/17/2018 By Staff


Local Companies Semi-Finalists for Shark Tank-Style Competition

VenturePitch SWFL recently selected 10 semi-finalists for its most recent investment contest, a list that includes one Sarasota company and one Venice company.

03/14/2018 By Staff

New hires

Babcock Ranch Developer Picks New Marketing and Sales Exec

Kitson & Partners recently hired Laura Johnston Keller.

01/19/2018 By staff


New Southwest Florida Town Inks Exclusive High-Speed Internet Deal

CenturyLink, Inc. will be the exclusive broadband provider at the new Southwest Florida town of Babcock Ranch, providing fiber internet connectivity with speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.

02/22/2017 By staff

On the Homefront

New Homes Slated for Palmer Ranch, Babcock Ranch, Collingwood in Lakewood Ranch

The latest news from the real estate market.

09/23/2016 By Ilene Denton


Kitson & Partners Breaks Ground on Babcock Ranch Downtown

Babcock Ranch will mark another milestone on Tuesday, June 28, as construction of the first downtown district buildings gets underway.

06/24/2016 Research by staff


Kitson & Partners Names New Babcock Ranch President, Plans Formal Launch

The 'Grand Reveal' of the first phase of the new town is set for Friday, April 22.

04/08/2016 Research by staff