About Our Dealership
RV City and Jayco’s tagline “Generations of Family Fun” embodies all aspects of our business. We are proud to assist our clients and their families with enjoying the RV’ing lifestyle.
Our small family business (G.B. Business Enterprises Ltd) has grown with the support of our many clients and the dedication of our team members – for these efforts we are sincerely Grateful. G.B. Business Enterprises Ltd. does business as RV City with two locations - Morinville & Nisku, serving Edmonton and surrounding areas.
Welcome to RV City
1968... G.B. Business founder, Garry/Sonia and Brent/Ellen Hodgins started in the gas station business with a Pacific 66 Gas (St Albert) and Esso (Edmonton).
1976... Garry and Brent opened St. Albert Tire and Auto and Trailer Town. This business focused on automotive servicing and RV sales and service.
1979... Garry and Brent acquired a Honda Automotive franchise and made plans to expand their facilities. The business was renamed Frontier Honda and Trailer Town.
1980/81... The business was moved to the town of Morinville to have facility and land ownership vs. renting facilities in St. Albert
1984... Trailer Town acquired Jayco Inc, products.
1989... Trailer Town was renamed RV City to better represent the scope of products the business offered from tent trailers through to Class A motorhomes.
1998... The business celebrated its 30th Anniversary. Frontier Honda moves into a stand-alone facility on the south side of the property to better serve our automotive clientele. RV City grows to have a standalone Sales facility with an indoor showroom and a Multi-bay service facility with a parts and accessories store.
2002... RV City expands Parts and Service Facility. The expansion includes specialty service bays for their RV Body Shop and Indoor Customer Orientation Bays for clients picking up their New and Used Units.
2008... RV City becomes an Exclusive Jayco Dealer. As an Exclusive Jayco Dealer, RV City can supply a wider range and selection of Jayco products and services.
2011... The business is sold to the now present owners Ross & Jean Hodgins, second-generation owners.
2012... RV City was awarded the Jayco Founders Award. The Jayco Founders Award is given to a dealership that embodies the Spirit of Jayco. RV City is the first Canadian Dealer recognized with this prestigious award.
2015... Frontier Honda moves to St. Albert and renamed St. Albert Honda. RV City (Morinville) begins facility renovations. Upgraded showroom, enhanced Sales Reception area, and Parts & Accessories display upgrades.
2016... RV City expands operations in Morinville. The expansion includes adding additional inventory display space, a state of the art detailing and reconditioning facility, a staff gym, offices for marketing and support personnel, a facility facelift and space for lease. RV City opens its second Exclusive Jayco Dealership, in the Edmonton Area, in Leduc, AB. RV City (South) – Sales location.
2017... RV City leases the former auto sales showroom to JLS Decals & Signs. JLS Decals & Signs manufacturers and supplies marketing materials and replacement decals for RV City and other companies. RV City’s RV Body shop uses JLS Decals & Signs for warranty, insurance, and retail decal replacement.
2018... RV City’s south location relocates to a larger facility in Nisku to open RV City’s 2nd Full-Service Dealership in the Edmonton area.
2018... G.B. Business Enterprises celebrates its 50th Anniversary of serving Albertans with the products and services we offer - it's a true honor.
2019... G.B. Business sells St. Albert Honda to a local Auto Group.
2019 and forward - G.B. Business doing business as RV City with two locations serving Edmonton and surrounding areas is striving to be your Dealer of Choice with our commitment to our customers' complete satisfaction, before and after the sale. In honoring this commitment to be your Dealer of Choice, we recognize that your experience starts with the quality of our team. At RV City we acknowledge that a happy team member equals a happy customer! We are very proud of our team and thank the many long-term team members that make our customers experience their #1 priority. We invite you to come in for a visit, meet our team and start enjoying the RV’ing Lifestyle for your Generations of Family Fun.