Just in time for back to school, Babcock Ranch opens the doors to a second new school building. Dignitaries including former Governor Jeb Bush were on hand for the official opening, just days before more than 300 students came through the new building’s doors.
Excitement continues to build for the nation’s first solar-powered town. The green community of Babcock Ranch is still very much in the construction phase, but already some of the community’s newest residents are putting down roots.
Already known by many as Southwest Florida’s solar city, Babcock Ranch continues to attract new interest from those intrigued by the thought of living within the nation’s greenest community.
An impressive 14 different floor plans are offered within the new community of Trail’s Edge at Babcock Ranch. This exciting new Lennar neighborhood is part of the larger, solar-powered town of Babcock Ranch.
Quickly gaining in appeal for its environmentally friendly home designs and community attributes, there’s much more to explore at Babcock Ranch than what’s currently under construction. The site of the nation’s first solar powered town is also home to dozens of hiking trails, offering up the unique opportunity to view area wildlife and experience the true natural beauty of the area.
While for many homes and many communities it’s common for residents to enjoy the privacy of backyard lanais, an old trend is certainly making a comeback in one of the area’s most innovative new communities. At Babcock Ranch, front porches are once again taking center stage, with a community where it’s certainly in vogue to enjoy the comfort of utilizing a front porch design.
A new community, that’s quickly gaining a reputation as a leader in environmentally sustainable design principles, is about to take it up another notch by adding driverless shuttles to its outstanding array of amenities. The first shuttles should hit the roads of Babcock Ranch by the end of next month, bringing yet another option to the world’s first solar-powered town.
The world’s first solar powered town moves one step closer to completion as Pulte makes plans to build its first spec homes at Babcock Ranch. It’s the beginning of a major undertaking for the homebuilder, with plans of eventually constructing hundreds of homes there.
The innovative community of Babcock Ranch includes an impressive collection of homes, businesses and amenities, but its what’s behind the scenes that’s just as notable. With a real commitment to the force of solar energy, even some new additions to the world’s only ‘solar powered town’ are being designed to capture Florida’s endless supply of sunshine.
The nation’s first solar powered town is quickly emerging as a family-friendly destination, complete with a neighborhood school, plentiful green space, plus in the near future, retailers and, of course, enviable options in homes. The sustainable Babcock Ranch community is under construction right now but already families are seeing the strong promise that the planned development holds.
Plans are now underway for another new neighborhood in the world’s first solar-powered, sustainable town. Parkside at Babcock Ranch joins the greater master-planned community of Babcock Ranch, with plans for Pulte Homes to soon construct a number of new residences in the area.
The majority of its homes aren’t even built yet, but already the new Babcock Ranch community school is getting ready to open its doors. Babcock Neighborhood School will officially welcome students back to school in just a couple of weeks