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edison awards 2023 Gamechanger winner

2023 Edison Award

Babcock Ranch’s resilient design earned the sustainable new Southwest Florida town top honors in the internationally recognized Edison Awards ceremony in Fort Myers on April 20, 2023. The Game Changer designation honored Babcock Ranch for its groundbreaking innovation in the resilient design category. The Edison Awards, named after American inventor Thomas Alva Edison, not only recognizes world-changing innovations, but also the brilliant minds behind them.

Top 50 Best-Selling Master Plan - 2022

John Burns Top 50 Master-Planned Communities of 2022

Babcock Ranch has been listed as No. 5 in the John Burns Real Estate Consulting Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of 2022. Every year, John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC produces the most accurate master plan community sales ranking* in the country. Feedback from numerous industry contacts and our boots-on-the-ground consultants supports the diligent research that goes into producing our prestigious, annual ranking.

Top 50 Best-selling Master plan communities

RCLCO Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of 2022

Babcock Ranch has been recognized as the No. 5 Top-Selling Master-Planned Community of 2022 by RCLCO Real Estate Advisors. This initiative exists not only as a way to commend the most successful communities in the country, but also as a tool for monitoring the overall health of the for-sale housing industry, a means of locating markets with the most significant residential momentum, a process for highlighting the trends affecting communities large and small, and a medium through which to learn development best practices and pass along lessons learned from the MPCs that have pioneered their way into the top ranks.

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2021 Edison Award

Babcock Ranch was named a Gold Winner as a “Game Changer” in the sustainability category of the Edison Awards. This prestigious annual competition honors the world’s top innovators and entrepreneurs. According to the Edison Awards: “[Winners] are chosen as the ‘best of the best’ within their respective categories by some of the world’s top senior business executives, designers, academics and innovation leaders.”


BIA Masterplanned Community

Babcock Ranch was named Master Planned Community of the Year by the Lee Building Industry Association at its 2020 Industry Awards recognizing excellence in marketing, design, construction and sales. Babcock Ranch also earned Pinnacle Awards in three additional developer categories, including Best Newspaper Ad or Insert, Best Corporate Video, and Best Realtor Promotion.

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Ideal-LIVING 2020 “Best of the Best Eco-Friendly Communities”

In 2020, Babcock Ranch was awarded as one of the “Best Eco-Friendly Communities” in Ideal-LIVING’s Best of the Best 2020 Community Awards. According to Ideal-LIVING: “These communities were designed with the desire to preserve the environment around them. Whether they have designated land as nature preserves, have solar-powered homes, or save energy, water, and other resources, these communities provide eco-friendly spaces.”

More Awards

  • Dept. of Environmental Protection’s 2018 Domestic Plant Operations Excellence Award for Drinking Water Plant Operations
  • 2018 Certified Platinum “Florida Green” Community, Florida Green Building Coalition
  • 2018 “Hive 50” designee for leading strategy in housing innovation, vision and economics
  • 2018 Designated as a “Crew Friendly City” by This Spaceship Earth for comprehensive environmental approach to development
  • Ideal-LIVING 2017 “Best of the Best Eco-Friendly Communities”
  • 2007 Council for Sustainable Florida’s Sustainable Florida Legacy Award