Preparations continue for next month’s unveiling of Babcock Ranch near Punta Gorda.

This mixed-use development of 18,000 acres emerges as the country’s first solar-powered city.

Forward Florida describes it as the largest conservation land agreement in state history.

Most of the town’s land consists of natural greenways, parks, and lakes.

People can choose from 20,000 homes in all price ranges while enjoying six-million square feet of retail, commercial, office and community areas.

Work begins Earth Day, Apr. 22. Completion takes 25 years.