It’s Here! Parade of Homes™- Homes for the Holidays at Babcock Ranch begins Friday, Nov. 22

2019 Parade of Homes™- Homes for the Holidays at Babcock Ranch begins Friday, Nov. 22

Join us as we celebrate the inaugural 2019 Parade of Homes™ – Homes for the Holidays at Babcock Ranch. The Parade of Homes will be held from Friday, November 22 through Sunday, December 8. View the nation’s most innovative new homes as we showcase twelve spectacular model homes and sales centers. During this unique event, the area’s top builders are rolling out holiday décor and welcoming all to this festive and FREE experience.

Presented by the Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry and Babcock Ranch, the Parade of Homes features new homes ranging from the low $300,000s to more than $700,000 open daily Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to -5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m., rain or shine! Plus, admission is FREE!

A special thank you to our Presenting Sponsor Babcock Ranch and our Platinum Sponsors Divco Custom Homes and Florida Lifestyle Homes and Gold Sponsor, Meritage Homes.

Homebuyers can explore several floor plans to view the most creative designs and latest building techniques that incorporate Smart Home technology and energy efficiency. In addition, all featured builders are experienced, ethical professional of the building industry.    

The official 2019 Parade of Homes™ Homes for the Holidays at Babcock Ranch Model Home Tour booklet will be available on Friday, November 22 at the Babcock Ranch Discovery Center inside Woodlea Hall at 42850 Crescent Loop. While here, enter to win great prizes at all of the stops on the Parade of Homes route!

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About the CDBIA:

Founded in 1985, the Charlotte-Desoto Building Industry Association (CDBIA) is a not-for-profit organization consisting of a group of individuals and firms who care about their community and who believe that home ownership should be within reach of every American. They believe in the free enterprise system. They believe that homes and all buildings in America should be well-designed, well-constructed and located in attractive communities where educational, recreational, religious and shopping facilities are available to all. Our mission is: CDBIA is a professional organization of industry leaders who advocate, educate and support our members, customers and stakeholders while being the voice of the construction industry in our community.

About Babcock Ranch:

Babcock Ranch was created by Kitson & Partners with respect for the natural environment and the philosophy that smart growth and sustainability work hand in hand. Half of the town’s 18,000-acre footprint is set aside as greenways, parks and expansive lakes, providing recreation and scenic backdrops for Babcock Ranch’s homes and the Founder’s Square downtown district. Babcock Ranch was recently ranked Southwest Florida’s top master-planned community based on Metro study data on single-family home annual starts in Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties through June 2019.

Babcock Ranch has nine homebuilders offering more than 50 home designs for nearly every lifestyle, from condominiums to villas to single-family estates ranging from 1,107 to more than 4,000 square feet. Homes appeal to young millennials, families, empty nesters and retirees alike, with prices ranging from $189,999 to more than $1 million. Homes are built to Florida Green Building Coalition standards, emphasizing energy and water conservation, and offer a full gigabyte of fiber-optic connectivity.

More than two dozen model and quick-delivery homes are now open or under construction by Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Divco Custom Homes, Florida Lifestyle Homes, Fox Premier Builders, Lennar, Meritage Homes, Pulte Homes, Stock Classic Homes and WCI. Many models are open for viewing daily.

            For more information about Southwest Florida’s new hometown, located just northeast of Fort Myers off Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, visit the Discovery Center inside Woodlea Hall at 42850 Crescent Loop in Babcock Ranch, call 877-709-6620, or visit