Awards & Honors


Inc 5000 Honoree

2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014 Inc. 5000 Honoree

Laudan Properties® is on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the USA.

 2016 Crain's 52 Fastest Growing Companies

Crain's 52 Fastest-Growing Companies

Crain’s 52 Fastest-Growing Companies recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit, innovative business tactics and skyrocketing revenue growth of the 52 fastest-growing companies in Northeast Ohio. The companies have been selected based on a combination of revenue growth and total revenue.

2016 Smart 50 Award Honored Company

2016 SMART 50 Award Honored Company

The Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the region for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations.

2016 Excellence In Business Award

2016 Excellence in Business Award from the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce

The Excellence in Business Award honors the accomplishments of local businesses who have consistently demonstrated outstanding performance, growth, staying power, innovation and proven leadership in the community.

2015 Ey Entrepreneur Of The Year Hall of Fame

EY Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

Founder and President/CEO - Kevin Weidinger was elected to the Ernst & Young (EY) Entrepreneur Hall of Fame after Laudan Properties® won the EY "Entrepreneur of the Year" NEO Regional Award.

2015 Ey Strategic Growth Forum

EY Strategic Growth Forum - National Finalist

EY sponsors a gathering of all regional Entrepreneurs of the Year winners in Palm Springs, CA to select the national winners in each category. Laudan Properties® finished in the top 26 nationally in real-estate/construction.

2015 Ey Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award - Real-Estate

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® has been celebrating entrepreneurs for more than 25 years. As the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, they have grown to 25 programs in the US, and their global program now spans more than 60 countries. Laudan Properties® was an Ohio winner of this prestigious award for 2015 in the real-estate category.

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2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011 Weatherhead 100

The Weatherhead 100 identifies the 100 fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio based on revenue. These companies also had to have at least 16 employees. 

 Cascade Capital Growth Award

2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011 Cascade Capital Growth Award

Laudan Properties®: This Program honors small businesses located in Summit, Medina, Portage, Wayne, Ashland and Holmes counties that have prominently increased sales and/or employment over the past five years.

In 2017, Laudan Properties® won the Huntington Bank Legacy Award for long term revenue and employment growth and sustainability. 

The criteria to win a Business Growth Award is:

  • A company’s sales must have increased 100% or $5M over the past five years and/or;
  • A company’s full-time employee total must have increased by 50% or 25 employees over the past five years.