Over the past few decades, the Robson Resort Communities have received rave reviews, accolades and top honors from industry leaders such as award-winning architects, leading editors and business experts, each of which inspires the company to continually pursue innovation.

“It is truly rare to find a home builder which excels in each phase of the home purchase and ownership experience!”

– Robert Mirman CEO Eliant

Awards and Honors
MAME Award

MAME Grand Award

The Robson Resort Communities celebrate winning the prestigious Grand Award at the 31st Annual Major Achievements in Merchandising Excellence (MAME) awards which honors outstanding efforts of home builders, land developers, interior designers, architects, sales managers and sales associates.

Eliant Award

#1 Construction Experience & Overall First-Year Quality – Eliant

Robson Communities, Inc. and its affiliated companies received two First Place Eliant Homebuyers' Choice Awards in the Construction Experience and Overall First-Year Quality categories for the High Volume Builder segment.

ENERGY STAR® Certified Award

ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award

The ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award recognizes the important contribution the Robson Resort Communities made in 2015 to energy-efficient new home construction and environmental protection by building more than 380 ENERGY STAR® certified homes in Arizona and more than 220 ENERGY STAR® certified homes in Texas.

2016 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Robson Ranch Arizona –
Clubhouse of the Year Renovation – Click Here
Golf Inc.
Pebble Creek –
Best Pickleball Clubs
Best Outdoor Living

The Preserve –
Best Mountain Views

Robson Ranch Arizona –
Best Outdoor Living Designs
Best Design Center

Robson Ranch Texas –
Best Tennis Courts
Best Pickleball Courts
Best Walking Paths

SaddleBrooke Ranch –
Best On-Site Spa Facilities
Best Pickleball Courts
Best Nature Trails

Quail Creek –
Best Social Calendars
Ideal-Living Magazine
Best of the Best List
Grand Award HBACA MAME XXXI
Best Detached Active Adult Product Design over $275,000
Robson Ranch Arizona – Verso 2402
HBACA MAME XXXI
Best Detached Active Adult Product Design Under $275,000
Robson Ranch Arizona – Altura 1956
HBACA MAME XXXI
Best Detached Product Design for Homes from $350,001 to $450,000
PebbleCreek – Sonata 2541
HBACA MAME XXXI
Best Detached Product Design for Homes From $275,001 to $350,000
PebbleCreek – Sera 1837
HBACA MAME XXXI
Best Detached Product Design for Homes Under $275,000
Robson Ranch Arizona – Altura 1956
HBACA MAME XXXI
Best Interior Merchandising for Homes Under $275,000
Robson Ranch Arizona – Pavona 2157
HBACA MAME XXXI
Top 100 Builders in the U.S. Builder Magazine
Lee T. Hanley Community Leadership Award presented to Edward J. Robson Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation
“20th Annual Eliant HomeBuyers’ Choice Awards”
1st Place
– Construction Experience – High Volume Builders Category
– Overall First-Year Quality – High Volume Builders Category
2nd Place
– First-Year Customer Service Experience – High Volume Builders Category
3rd Place
– Design Selection Experience – High Volume Builders Category
Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards
Gold Achievement Award “Best of 55+ Housing”
– The Ranch House at Robson Ranch Arizona
Innovation Achievement Award “Best of 55+ Housing”
– Creative Arts & Technology Center at Quail Creek
National Association of Home Builders’ 50+ Housing Council
2015 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
50 Best Master-Planned Communities:Robson Ranch Arizona
SaddleBrooke Ranch
Robson Ranch Texas
Where to Retire Magazine
Best Ad Campaign by a Home Builder

Best Detached Product Design Homes Under $300,000 (Verso, Robson Ranch Arizona)

Best Television Ad

Finalist Awards
– Best Design Center
– Best Attached Product Design (Viva, PebbleCreek)
– Marketing Manager/Director of the Year
30th Annual Home Builders Association of Central Arizona Major Achievements in Merchandising Excellence (MAME) Awards
Top 100 Builders in the U.S. Builder Magazine
“19th Annual Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards”1st Place
– Construction Experience – High Volume Builders Category
– Overall First-Year Quality – High Volume Builders Category
– First-Year Customer Service Experience – High Volume Builders Category
– Design Selection ExperienceHonorable Mention
– The Purchase Experience
– High Volume Builders Category
– The ELIANT Award
Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards
2015 ENERGY STAR® “Certified Homes Market Leader Award”
The Robson Resort Communities – Arizona
ENERGY STAR®
2015 ENERGY STAR® “Certified Homes Market Leader Award”
Robson Ranch Texas
ENERGY STAR®
Gold Award “Best 50+ Sales/Marketing Event”
– DesertFest at SaddleBrooke Ranch
– Best of 50+ Housing Awards
National Association of Home Builders’ 50+ Housing Council
Gold Award “Best 50+ Lifestyle Program”
– LifeLong Learning at PebbleCreek
– Best of 50+ Housing Awards
National Association of Home Builders’ 50+ Housing Council
Silver Award “Best 50+ Attached Home”
– Sagebrush Villa Model at Robson Ranch Arizona (Up to 1,800 Square Feet)
– Best of 50+ Housing Awards
National Association of Home Builders’ 50+ Housing Council
2014 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Top 100 Builders in the U.S. Builder Magazine
“Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards”
Robson Resort Communities1st 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 BuildersHonorable Mention
– Percent of Sales from Referrals – High Volume Builders Catagory
Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards
2013 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Hall of Fame – Best in American Living Award National Association of Homebuilders
“50 Best Master Planned Communities” List – Robson Ranch AZ, Quail Creek, SaddleBrooke Ranch, Robson Ranch TX Where To Retire Magazine
“Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards”
Robson Resort Communities1st 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 Category2nd Place
– Homebuyers’ Ratings of ‘The Purchase Experience’ – High Volume Builders
– The Construction Experience – High Volume Builders
– Overall Home Purchase & Ownership Experience – Multi-Divisional BuildersHonorable Mention
– High Percent of Sales from Referrals (31.0%) – High Volume Builders
Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards
“Hall of Fame” Community – PebbleCreek Where To Retire Magazine
2012 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
“Nationals Gold Winner: Best Clubhouse” National Association of Home Builders
“Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Award – Highest First-Year Quality” 2012 Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards
“First Place “Best Clubhouse” – La Hacienda Club at SaddleBrooke Ranch (over 5,000 sqft) – Best of 50+ Housing Awards” National Association of Home Builders
“First Place “Best Clubhouse” La Hacienda Club at SaddleBrooke Ranch” BALA Awards Best in American Living
2011 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
“Best Master Planned Communities – Short List” PebbleCreek, Robson Ranch Arizona, Quail Creek, Robson Ranch Texas Where To Retire Magazine
“Community on the Rise” SaddleBrooke Ranch Where To Retire Magazine
“Hall of Fame Community” SaddleBrooke Where To Retire Magazine
2010 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
“Best Neighborhood” Robson Ranch Arizona Where To Retire Magazine
2009 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
“Best Neighborhood” Quail Creek Where To Retire Magazine
Arizona’s Top Ten Master-Planned Communities (Southern AZ) Arizona Business Magazine
Arizona’s Top Ten Active Adult Communities Arizona Business Magazine
2008 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Arizona’s Top Ten Active Adult Communities Arizona Business Magazine
Arizona’s Top Ten Master-Planned Communities (Maricopa County) Arizona Business Magazine
Arizona’s Top Ten Master-Planned Communities (Southern Arizona) Arizona Business Magazine
Housing Giants #67 Professional Builder Magazine
Gold Award for Home Design (over 2,400 sq. ft.) – Best of 50+ Housing Awards National Assoc. of Homebuilders
2007 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Gold Award for Clubhouse, Large-Best of 50+ Housing Awards National Assoc. of Homebuilders
Gold Award for Home Design (over 2,400 sq. ft.)-Best of 50+ Housing Awards National Assoc. of Homebuilders
Telly Award – “PebbleCreek 2006” TV Spot Affiliated with Center of Creativity
Hot Neighborhoods Where To Retire Magazine – Editor’s Choice
100 Most Popular Places to Retire-Phoenix #1, Tucson #9 & Eloy/Casa Grande #13 Where To Retire Magazine
“America’s 100 Best Master-planned Communities Where To Retire Magazine
Republic 100 – Arizona’s Largest Employers, Ranked #75 Arizona Republic
Most Active Metroplex Residental Communities, Robson Ranch-TX Ranked #20 Dallas Business Journal
50 Arizona Corporate Excellence COS., Robson Communities Ranked #9. Business Journal Phoenix
2006 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Silver Award “Planned Active Adult Clubhouse-Large” National Association of Homebuilders
“Top 100 Builders in the U.S.” Builder Magazine
Arizona’s Top Ten Active Adult Communities Arizona Business Magazine
Housing Giants #69 Professional Builder Magazine
2005 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Telly Award “Robson Ranch…A Life as Big as Texas” Marketing Video Affiliated with Center of Creativity
“Top 100 Builders in the U.S.” Builder Magazine
Arizona’s Top Ten Active Adult Communities Arizona Business Magazine
Top 100 Best Master-Planned Communities Where To Retire Magazine
Housing Giants #49 Professional Builder Magazine
ACE Award “Top 50 Private Companies” Robson Communities #6 Arizona Business Journal
2004 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Bridgton Academy Hall of Fame Bridgton Academy
ACE Award “Top 50 Private Companies” Robson Communities #7 Arizona Business Journal
Platinum Award “Best Large Community Amenities” National Association of Homebuilders
Telly Award “Find Your Place in the Sun” National Marketing Video Telly Award Affiliated with Center of Creativity
Excellence in Advertising Award First Place Arizona Newspapers Association
Arizona’s Top Ten Retirement Communities Arizona Business Magazine
“Top 100 Builders in the U.S.” Builder Magazine
2003 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Top 100 Master-Planned Communities Where To Retire Magazine
Arizona’s Top Ten Retirement Communities Arizona Business Magazine
“Top 100 Builders in the U.S.” Builder Magazine
2002 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Ranking Arizona #1 Master-planned community in Tucson Arizona Business Magazine
Arizona’s Top Ten Retirement Communities Arizona Business Magazine
2001 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
“Top 100 Builders in the U.S.” Builder Magazine
“Giant 400” Professional Builder Magazine Robson Communities #46
Arthur Anderson’s “Arizona 100” Robson Communities #9
Robson Arizona communities “America’s 100 Best Master-Planned Communities” ranking Where To Retire Magazine
Arizona’s Top Ten Retirement Communities Arizona Business Magazine
2000 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Gold Award For Best Active Adult Clubhouse National Association of Home Builders
Sun Lakes #1 Retirement Community Arizona Business Magazine
1999 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
National Conference for Community and Justice Human Relations Award Ed & Michelle Robson
#1 Retirement Community Robson Community Arizona Business Magazine
Top 100 Master-Planned Communities Where To Retire Magazine
Robson Communities #1 for Arizona Retirement Communities Arizona Business Magazine
1998 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Outstanding Business Leader Northwood University
Best In The West Honorable Mention PebbleCreek Westmarc Awards
Top 20 Retirement Communities in America (SaddleBrooke) New Choices Magazine, a Publication of Reader’s Digest
1997 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Newcomer Society of the United States Newcomer Society Honor
Top 20 Retirement Communities in America (Sun Lakes, PebbleCreek & SaddleBrooke) New Choices Magazine, a publication of Reader’s Digest
1996 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Entrepreneur of the Year – Real Estate/Construction Ernst & Young
Top 20 Retirement Communities in America (Sun Lakes, PebbleCreek & SaddleBrooke) New Choices Magazine, a publication of Reader’s Digest
1995 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Top 20 Retirement Communities in America (Sun Lakes, PebbleCreek & SaddleBrooke) New Choices Magazine, a publication of Reader’s Digest
1994 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Entrepreneur of the Year ASU’s College of Business
Project of the Year American Subcontractor’s Association of Arizona
Silver Seal Award National Association of Homebuilders & National Council on Seniors
Silver Eagle Award U.S. President’s Council on Fitness
Top 20 Retirement Communities in America (Sun Lakes, PebbleCreek & SaddleBrooke) New Choices Magazine, a publication of Reader’s Digest
1993 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Best Residential Homebuilder of the Year American Subcontractor’s Association of Phoenix
Best Product Design for Senior Housing Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
Best Interior Merchandising Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
Best in American Living Award (Finalist) National Association of Homebuilders
Best in the West (Merit Winner) Pacific Coast Builders Conference
Best Model Complex (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
Best Sales Office Over 600 Square Feet (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
Best in Seniors Housing (Finalist) National Council on Seniors Housing
Homebuilders Grand Award (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1992 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Homebuilders Grand Award (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
Best Model Complex Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
Best Interior Merchandising Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
Best Sales Office Over 600 Sq. Ft. (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
1991 – Awards and Honors
Award Association
Best Model Complex (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
Best Sales Office Over 600 Sq. Ft. (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona
Best Interior Design (Finalist) Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona