David Weekley Homes is the largest privately owned home construction company in the United States. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the single-family home builder closed more than 3,000 homes two years in a row (2014, 2015). It has consistently ranked top 20 in Builder Magazine Top 100 List.
Since its inception in 1976, David Weekley Homes has expanded from a small-time builder to one of the largest homebuilding companies in the nation. That is partly because David Weekley Homes is not only dedicated to delivering exceptional homes, but also passionate about the customers, employees, and the communities in which they work in.
The most crucial aspect of the company is not just home building, but its purpose of building dreams and enhancing lives in the best way possible. This way, David Weekley Homes has been able to impact positively on people it touches and in all communities it builds. The homebuilder’s commitment to concentrating on what really matters in the lives of people and the community has made it stand out as a company, as a neighbor, and as an employer.
Under the guidance of David Weekley and stewardship of CEO John Johnson, the company has made tremendous milestones and leaps. It now has a presence in over 23 cities, including Atlanta, Austin, Charleston, Charlotte, Chicago, Colorado Springs, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Nashville, Orlando, Panama City Beach, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, Sarasota, and Tampa.
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David Weekley Homes: A Little History
David Weekley Homes began its journey in 1976 in Houston, Texas. It all started when David Weekley was forced to quit his job at a lucrative construction company because his principles were questioned.
At a ripe age of 23 years – and broke, David and his brother established a home building company with lots of ambition and little capital work with. Nonetheless, the small company burgeoned to become the largest privately-held homebuilder in America. Along the way, David Weekley Homes sought to redefine homebuilding.
By rethinking home building aspects like ceiling height, window size, and so forth, David Weekley started to stand out in a sea of competition because of its practical designs. When the oil and gas industry in Houston went bust in 1984, David Weekley Homes expanded its services area to include Dallas, a smart move that would ensure its existence.
John Johnson joined the company in 1989 as the CEO, and quickly extended David Weekley Homes reach to several cities in Arizona, Texas, Georgia, California, Colorado, Minnesota, Florida, and Denver to name a few.
What Makes David Weekley Homes Stand Out?
Fabulous Work Culture
David Weekley Homes believes that building top quality homes is as important as cultivating fabulous work culture. And true to that, the company has created a culture where everyone feels at home.
David Weekley Homes’ EnergySaver™ homes provide customers with a sizzling blend of energy saving features built using energy-efficient building principles and techniques. This way, homebuyers can save on both utility bills and time spent on repairs.
Experts at David Weekley Homes know that designing a fantastic house to call a home is a collaborative affair. That is why they offer homebuyers a variety of tools and resources to help them create stunning homes. With an array of fabulous custom choices and with the help of top-notch design consultants, customers can truly personalize their living spaces.
LifeDesign is a nifty tool offered by David Weekley Homes to help homebuyers choose the best floor plans. Besides, the builder provides homebuyers with a one-, two-, or ten-year home warranty for extra peace of mind.
Awards and Accreditations
David Weekley Homes has received more than 655 awards and accolades
BBB accredited company with A+ Standing
Fortune 500 Private Company
Fortune – Best Company to Work For
Professional Builder Magazine – Builder of the Year 2013
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