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Awards & Honors

Over the course of our 40-year history, we’ve received rave reviews, accolades and top honors from industry leaders such as award-winning architects, leading editors and business experts. We’re proud to list and display them here on our virtual mantel.
Year
Award
Association
2014 Top 100 Builders in the U.S. Builder Magazine
2014 "Eliant Home Buyers Choice Awards"
Robson Resort Communities

1st Place
- Construction Experience - High Volume Builders Category
- First Year Quality – High Volume Builders Category
- The First-Year Customer Service Experience – High Volume Builders Category

2nd Place
- Purchase Experience - High Volume Builders Category
- Design Selection Experience – High Volume Builders Category
- Overall Home Purchase & Ownership Experience - Multi-Divisional Builders

Honorable Mention
- Percent of Sales from Referrals - High Volume Builders Catagory
Eliant Homebuyers Choice Awards
2013 Hall of Fame - Best in American Living Award National Association of Homebuilders
2013 "50 Best Master Planned Communities" List - Robson Ranch AZ, Quail Creek, SaddleBrooke Ranch, Robson Ranch TX Where To Retire Magazine
2013 "Eliant Home Buyers Choice Awards"
Robson Resort Communities

1st Place
- The Design Selection Experience – High Volume Builder Category
- The First-Year Customer Service Experience – High Volume Builder Category
- Overall First Year Quality – High Volume Builder Category

2nd Place
- Homebuyers' Ratings of 'The Purchase Experience' - High Volume Builders
- The Construction Experience - High Volume Builders
- Overall Home Purchase & Ownership Experience - Multi-Divisional Builders

Honorable Mention
- High Percent of Sales from Referrals (31.0%) - High Volume Builders
Eliant Homebuyers Choice Awards
2013 "Hall of Fame" Community - PebbleCreek Where To Retire Magazine
2012 "Nationals Gold Winner: Best Clubhouse" National Association of Home Builders
2012 "Eliant Home Buyers Choice Award - Highest First-Year Quality" 2012 Eliant Homebuyers Choice Awards
2012 "First Place "Best Clubhouse" - La Hacienda Club at SaddleBrooke Ranch (over 5,000 sqft) - Best of 50+ Housing Awards" National Association of Home Builders
2012 "First Place "Best Clubhouse" La Hacienda Club at Saddlebrooke Ranch" BALA Awards Best in American Living
2011 "Best Master Planned Communities - Short List" PebbleCreek, Robson Ranch Arizona, Quail Creek, Robson Ranch Texas Where To Retire Magazine
2011 "Community on the Rise" SaddleBrooke Ranch Where To Retire Magazine
2011 "Hall of Fame Community" SaddleBrooke Where To Retire Magazine
2010 "Best Neighborhood" Robson Ranch Arizona Where To Retire Magazine
2009 "Best Neighborhood" Quail Creek Where To Retire Magazine
2009 Arizona's Top Ten Master-Planned Communities (Southern AZ) Arizona Business Magazine
2009 Arizona's Top Ten Active Adult Communities Arizona Business Magazine
2008 Arizona's Top Ten Active Adult Communities Arizona Business Magazine
2008 Arizona's Top Ten Master-Planned Communities (Maricopa County) Arizona Business Magazine
2008 Arizona's Top Ten Master-Planned Communities (Southern Arizona) Arizona Business Magazine
2008 Housing Giants #67 Professional Builder Magazine
2008 Gold Award for Home Design (over 2,400 sq. ft.) - Best of 50+ Housing Awards National Assoc. of Homebuilders
2007 Gold Award for Clubhouse, Large-Best of 50+ Housing Awards National Assoc. of Homebuilders
2007 Gold Award for Home Design (over 2,400 sq. ft.)-Best of 50+ Housing Awards National Assoc. of Homebuilders
2007 Telly Award - "PebbleCreek 2006" TV Spot Affiliated with Center of Creativity
2007 Hot Neighborhoods Where To Retire Magazine - Editor's Choice
2007 100 Most Popular Places to Retire-Phoenix #1, Tucson #9 & Eloy/Casa Grande #13 Where To Retire Magazine
2007 "America's 100 Best Master-planned Communities Where To Retire Magazine
2007 Republic 100 - Arizona's Largest Employers, Ranked #75 Arizona Republic
2007 Most Active Metroplex Residental Communities, Robson Ranch-TX Ranked #20 Dallas Business Journal
2007 50 Arizona Corporate Excellence COS., Robson Communities Ranked #9. Business Journal Phoenix
2006 Silver Award "Planned Active Adult Clubhouse-Large" National Association of Homebuilders
2006 "Top 100 Builders in the U.S." Builder Magazine
2006 Arizona's Top Ten Active Adult Communities Arizona Business Magazine
2006 Housing Giants #69 Professional Builder Magazine
2005 Telly Award "Robson Ranch…A Life as Big as Texas" Marketing Video Affiliated with Center of Creativity
2005 "Top 100 Builders in the U.S." Builder Magazine
2005 Arizona's Top Ten Active Adult Communities Arizona Business Magazine
2005 Top 100 Best Master-Planned Communities Where to Retire Magazine
2005 Housing Giants #49 Professional Builder Magazine
2005 ACE Award "Top 50 Private Companies" Robson Communities #6 Arizona Business Journal
2004 Bridgton Academy Hall of Fame Bridgton Academy
2004 ACE Award "Top 50 Private Companies" Robson Communities #7 Arizona Business Journal
2004 Platinum Award "Best Large Community Amenities" National Association of Homebuilders
2004 Telly Award "Find Your Place in the Sun" National Marketing Video Telly Award Affiliated with Center of Creativity
2004 Excellence in Advertising Award First Place Arizona Newspapers Association
2004 Arizona's Top Ten Retirement Communities Arizona Business Magazine
2004 "Top 100 Builders in the U.S." Builder Magazine
2003 Top 100 Master-Planned Communities Where to Retire Magazine
2003 Arizona's Top Ten Retirement Communities Arizona Business Magazine
2003 "Top 100 Builders in the U.S." Builder Magazine
2002 Ranking Arizona #1 Master-planned community in Tucson Arizona Business Magazine
2002 Arizona's Top Ten Retirement Communities Arizona Business Magazine
2001 "Top 100 Builders in the U.S." Builder Magazine
2001 "Giant 400" Professional Builder magazine Robson Communities #46
2001 Arthur Anderson's "Arizona 100" Robson Communities #9
2001 Robson Arizona communities "America's 100 Best Master-Planned Communities" ranking Where To Retire magazine –
2001 Arizona's Top Ten Retirement Communities Arizona Business Magazine
2000 Gold Award For Best Active Adult Clubhouse National Association of Home Builders
2000 Sun Lakes #1 Retirement Community Arizona Business Magazine
1999 National Conference for Community and Justice Human Relations Award Ed & Michelle Robson
1999 1999 #1 Retirement Community Robson Community Arizona Business Magazine
1999 Top 100 Master-Planned Communities Where to Retire Magazine
1999 Robson Communities #1 for Arizona Retirement Communities Arizona Business Magazine
1998 Ellis Island Medal of Honor Recipient National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation, Inc. (NECO)
1998 Outstanding Business Leader Northwood University
1998 Best In The West Honorable Mention PebbleCreek Westmarc Awards
1998 Top 20 Retirement Communities in America (SaddleBrooke) New Choices Magazine, a Publication of Reader's Digest
1997 Newcomer Society of the United States Newcomen Society Honor
1997 Top 20 Retirement Communities in America (Sun Lakes, PebbleCreek & SaddleBrooke) New Choices Magazine, a publication of Reader's Digest
1996 Entrepreneur of the Year - Real Estate/Construction Ernst & Young
1996 Top 20 Retirement Communities in America (Sun Lakes, PebbleCreek & SaddleBrooke) New Choices Magazine, a publication of Reader's Digest
1995 Top 20 Retirement Communities in America (Sun Lakes, PebbleCreek & SaddleBrooke) New Choices Magazine, a publication of Reader's Digest
1994 Entrepreneur of the Year ASU’s College of Business
1994 Project of the Year American Subcontractor's Association of Arizona
1994 Silver Seal Award National Association of Homebuilders & National Council on Seniors
1994 Silver Eagle Award U.S. President's Council on Fitness
1994 Top 20 Retirement Communities in America (Sun Lakes, PebbleCreek & SaddleBrooke) New Choices Magazine, a publication of Reader's Digest
1993 Best Residential Homebuilder of the Year American Subcontractor's Association of Phoenix
1993 Best Product Design for Senior Housing Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1993 Best Interior Merchandising Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1993 Best in American Living Award (Finalist) National Association of Homebuilders
1993 Best in the West (Merit Winner) Pacific Coast Builders Conference
1993 Best Model Complex (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1993 Best Sales Office Over 600 Square Feet (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1993 Best in Seniors Housing (Finalist) National Council on Seniors Housing
1993 Homebuilders Grand Award (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1992 Homebuilders Grand Award (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1992 Best Model Complex Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1992 Best Interior Merchandising Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1992 Best Sales Office Over 600 Sq. Ft. (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1991 Best Model Complex (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1991 Best Sales Office Over 600 Sq. Ft. (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1991 Best Interior Design (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
The Robson Story

With what began 40 years ago as a vision is today, a privately-held company dedicated to creating exceptional communities for active adults. Our business strategy has always stayed the same: we put our residents first. Which after 40 years means that our greatest quality is being dedicated to your quality of life.

This focus has allowed us to understand what our residents want in life – to wake up in the morning with a purpose – to enjoy easy access to urban amenities within the secure confines of their community – to continue to learn and grow – to enjoy the rewards of their hard work and the same quality they’ve come to expect.