We are very proud of the awards we have been fortunate enough to receive and the organizations we have chosen to affiliate with. Our awards signify that our homeowners are happy and we could not have accomplished them without a little help from our friends.


2015 Best of Red Deer GOLD Winner
Voted top Home Builder in annual Red Deer Express Readers’ Choice Awards

2015 The New Homebuyers Choice Award™
Professional Home Builders Institute – Central Alberta Winner (50-149 possessions).

2015 Avid Ratings Best Sales Counselors in Canada Award
For the second year in a row, Community Sales Manager for Red Deer, Aaron Martin has won the Avid Ratings Best Sales Counselors in Canada Award. This is a nationwide award based on surveys that homeowners submitted in 2014.

2015 Builder of the Year – Large Volume
CHBA-CA Awards of Excellence in Housing

2015 Best New Home up to $224,999
CHBA-CA Awards of Excellence in Housing

2015 Best New Home Between $450,000-$524,999
CHBA-CA Awards of Excellence in Housing

2015 Best New Home Between $525,000-$599,999
CHBA-CA Awards of Excellence in Housing

2015 Best New Multi Family Home – Town Home/Duplex Style under $224,999
CHBA-CA Awards of Excellence in Housing

2014 Best of Red Deer GOLD Winner
Voted top Home Builder in annual Red Deer Express Readers’ Choice Awards

2014 Avid Ratings Best Sales Counselors in Canada Award
Laebon’s Community Sales Manager for Red Deer, Aaron Martin has won the Avid Ratings Best Sales Counselors in Canada Award. This is a nationwide award based on surveys that homeowners submitted in 2013.

2013 Best New Home Between $225,000-$259,999 (home site & GST excluded)
CHBA-CA Awards of Excellence in Housing

2012 Best New Home Between $225,000-$259,999
CHBA-CA Awards of Excellence in Housing

2012 Safety Leadership Award
CHBA-CA Awards of Excellence in Housing

2010 Alberta Award of Excellence in Housing Award
Laebon Homes was the winner of the "Multi-Family, wood frame - apartment" award for the Glover Home at The Views at St. Joseph.

2009 Built Green Champion Central Alberta Region
Awarded by the Built Green Society of Canada.

2009 Alberta Award of Excellence in Housing Award
Laebon Homes was the winner of the “Green Vision” award for our CHESS Equilibrium Home.

2009 Gold Winner , Best Company to Work For
Reader's Choice Awards, Red Deer Express.

2009 Bronze Winner , Best Corporate Citizen
Gord was the recipient of the Reader’s Choice Awards, Red Deer Express.

2009 Alberta New Home Warranty Service Award
For builders who have successfully met all Customer Service obligations for 31 years and is presented by the Alberta New Home Warranty Program.

2009 Best New Home: Bungalow Between $350,000 and $424,900
Awards of Excellence in Housing.

2009 Green Vision Award
Awards of Excellence in Housing.

2008 Gold Winner, Best of Red Deer New Home Builder
Reader's Choice Awards, Red Deer Express.

2008 Silver Winner, Best Business to Work For
Reader's Choice Awards, Red Deer Express.

2008 Certificate of Nomination - presented by the Wild Rose Foundation
Laebon Homes was nominated by "A Better World" for the Corporate Volunteer Award of Excellence in the Large Business Category in appreciation of outstanding commitment and contribution to Alberta's Volunteer Sector.

2008 The Employer of Youth Award - One of Four Finalists
Laebon Homes was chosen as a finalist at the Alberta Chamber of Commerce Business Awards of Distinction ceremonies held in Calgary.

2008 Alberta New Home Warranty Service Award
For builders who have successfully met all Customer Service obligations for 30 years and is presented by the Alberta New Home Warranty Program.

2007 Alberta Award of Excellence in Housing Award
Laebon Homes was presented with the Award of Merit for Best New Home between $500,000 - $599,000 for the Ash Residence.

2007 Top Entrepreneur of the Century - Runner Up
Gord Bontje was chosen as runner-up for Top Entrepreneur of the Century as the Red Deer Advocate celebrated Central Alberta's Prominent Citizens of the Past 100 Years.

2007 Chosen as one of 12 Homebuilders in Canada to build an Equilibrium/Net Zero demonstration home
CMHC chose Laebon Homes to participate in a project to build a demonstration home that produces as much energy as it uses.

2007 Gold Winner, Best of Red Deer New Home Builder
Reader's Choice Awards, Red Deer Express.

2006 Award of Distinction
Laebon Homes was presented with the award for Best Marketing.

2006 Award of Distinction
Laebon Homes was presented with the Best in Housing 1,501-1,750 sq. ft. award for the Heykants Residence.

2006 Alberta Award of Excellence in Housing Award
Laebon Homes received the Merit Award at the CHBA ceremonies in Jasper.

2003 Customer Choice Award
Laebon Homes was presented with the Customer Choice Award for Large Volume Builders in Central Alberta

2003 Business of the Year
Laebon Homes was named 2003 Business of the Year by the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce.

2003 George Frieser Award
Gord Bontje was named co-winner of the 2003 George Frieser award. The George Frieser Award is presented in recognition of leadership, dedication and outstanding long time service to the Alberta Home Builders Association at the provincial level.

2002 Award of Distinction
Laebon's Lexington showhome was presented with the Award of Merit for Central Alberta.

2002 Award of Excellence - Merit Award for Central Alberta
Laebon's Mitchell showhome was presented with an Award of Merit for Central alberta, at the 2002 Awards of Excellence ceremonies in Jasper.

2002 Alberta New Home Warranty Service Award
For builders who have successfully met all Customer Service obligations for 25 years and is presented by The Alberta New Home Warranty Program.

2001 Ralph Scurfield Memorial Award
Laebon's Jordan showhome was judged the "best of the best" among all the 2001 Award of Excellence in Housing winners.

2001 Award of Excellence - Single Family 1,100 - 1,300 sq. ft.
The Jordan model at #717 Lancaster Drive, Red Deer.

2000 Habitat for Humanity - Best Design
Laebon placed first in Canada and second in North America for one of our three bedroom single family bungalow plans.

1998 Mayor's Award - Town of Blackfalds
For making Blackfalds a Better Place to Live.

1997 Alberta New Home Warranty Program - Quality Service
For 20 Years of Distinguished Service.

1995 Academy of Excellence Award
Best Sales and Marketing Presentations.

1993 Alberta Award of Excellence in Affordable Housing
The Brittanis model at 153 Cameron Crescent, Red Deer.

1992 Alberta New Home Warranty Program - Distinguished Service
15 Years as a Service Award recipient for professionalism, expertise and commitment to meeting the needs of our customers.

1991 Alberta Award of Excellence in Affordable Housing
The Shawnessey at 6009 Ash Street, Olds. The Marinet at 134 Marina Bay Court, Sylvan lake. The Commodore at 178 Marina Bay Court, Sylvan Lake.

1990 Alberta Award of Excellence in Affordable Housing
The Altadore at 6023-59 Street, Rocky Mountain House.

1988 Alberta Award of Excellence in Affordable Housing
The Castlebury at 100 Castle Crescent, Red Deer.

1988 Alberta Award of Excellence in Affordable Housing
The Brentwood at 69 Cole St, Red Deer. *Overall Winner in 1988

1987 Alberta Award of Excellence in Affordable Housing
The Bel Air at 89 Ruthford Drive, Red Deer.

1986 Alberta Award of Excellence in Affordable Housing
- The Regency at 4517-45 Street Sylvan Lake.
- The Marlborough at 45 Roland Street, Red Deer.

1985 Alberta Award of Excellence in Affordable Housing
The Essex Model at 100 Erickson Drive, Red Deer.