GASTONIA, N.C. – LOVING has acquired the Babcock Ranch Sod Farm located in Fort Myers, Florida. LOVING and Kitson & Partners worked on the framework of the arrangement to ensure a transition for employees, clients and vendors.
“We are beyond excited to build upon the rich history that has been created over the past 23 years at the Babcock Ranch Sod Farm,” said LOVING Founder and President Mike Haynes. “This is a farm that produces top-notch quality sod from a top-notch quality team. Syd Kitson and his entire team at Kitson & Partners have done a great job of continuing the legacy of the Babcock family. We are grateful and excited to continue to build upon the history that has been created over the years at this farm."
Babcock Ranch is an 18,000-acre, solar-powered town is planned for 19,500 homes and up to 6 million square feet of commercial and retail space at build-out.
LOVING is headquartered in Gastonia, NC and offers landscaping, outdoor living, and sod supply to both local and national homebuilding clients throughout the Southeast.