David Weekley Homes began in 1976 in Houston, Texas, and has grown to become the largest privately-held home builder in America. We're passionate about our Customers, building exceptional homes, our fellow Team Members and the communities in which we live and work.
Dallas, TX (May 27, 2014): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest private home builder, has announced the opening of its new model home in The Sanctuary. The London is a two-story home with an open, spacious floor plan with four bedrooms, four full baths, formal dining and includes an upstairs Retreat and Bonus Room. The London also has a study and outdoor living area with fireplace.Read More
David Weekley Homes has announced its new model home opening in the Friendswood community of West Ranch. Built on a spacious 75-foot homesite, The Lakeway is 4,020 square feet and displays the best in Design, Choice and Service from David Weekley, a home builder with nearly four decades of experience.Read More
David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, announced final opportunities in the Austin community of Westside Preserve at Buttercup Creek.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (May 20, 2014): David Weekley Homes is building its award-winning homes in Bracher Estates, a new Central Living community in Houston. Conveniently located in the Spring Valley area and close to major employers both downtown and in the Energy Corridor, this gated community will feature 19 detached two- and three-story homes with custom features.Read More
David Weekley Homes is excited to be ranked number two on the first-ever “Ten Great Workplaces for Millennials” list. Created by Great Rated!TM, the inaugural list uses survey results from employees younger than 35 to disclose how they rate their workplace.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (May 13, 2014): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, has a new model home open in Park Place, a Central Living community in the historic Houston Heights.Read More
Tampa, FL (May 13, 2014): David Weekley Homes brought home two Grand and three Merit awards in the 2014 Tampa Parade of Homes, a free self-guided model home tour available in April. The homes receiving Grand awards include The Kenbridge in FishHawk Ranch and The Barmore in Old Memorial Estates. David Weekley homes receiving Merit awards include The Marbella and The Maybeck in Waterset and the Thornwood in FishHawk Ranch.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (MAY 9, 2014): David Weekley Homes announced today it was named the largest privately-held home builder in America and 18th overall, according to BUILDER Magazine’s BUILDER 100 List, published online May 9, 2014.Read More
David Weekley Homes, the nation's largest privately-held home builder, has announced the grand opening of Larkin at Cottage Grove. Located at T.C. Jester just north of I-10, Larkin at Cottage Grove is a Central Living community that features a sleek, modern design and homes priced from the $440s.Read More
David Weekley Homes announced that the award-winning home builder will soon begin selling new homes in Enclave at Schuler, the company’s newest Central Living community. Conveniently located in Houston’s trendy Washington area, just outside of the historic Heights district, nearby major employers and downtown hotspots, this gated community will feature six detached three-story homes with custom features.Read More
Orlando, FL (May 6, 2014): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest private home builder, will be building at Winter Park Villas. The community will feature eight luxury villas and two single-family homes in downtown Winter Park at the corner of New York and Lyman avenues, just one block away from the Park Avenue retail district.Read More
(May 6, 2014): David Weekley Homes is pleased to announce the opening of their newest model home in the Tampa community of Brooker Reserve. Starting from the $320s, buyers can choose from 11 award-winning floor plans, ranging in size from 2,500 to nearly 4,000 square feet.Read More
SAN ANTONIO, TX (May 6, 2014): David Weekley Homes is now building their award-winning new homes in The Reserve at Vintage Oaks. Homeowners can choose from seven floor plans, ranging in size from 2,500 to 3,800 square feet, starting from the low $400s.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (APRIL 29, 2014) – David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, announced final opportunities in two of their Houston Central Living communities: Beauchamp Estates and Terraces of Yale.Read More
David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, announced today its entrance into Chicago, Illinois. In addition, Weekley announces the promotion of John Morgan to Division President to lead the company’s Chicago Team. This marks the first time the award-winning home builder is building homes in this state. Anticipated sales of Weekley’s in-town, high density homes to begin fourth quarter 2014.Read More
Children who call SafePlace home now have a bigger and better home for their toys and playground materials. In March, David Weekley Homes Team Members in Austin rolled up their sleeves and rebuilt a new toy shed for residents at the shelter.Read More
Dallas, TX (April 1, 2014): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest private homebuilder, has broken ground in The Sanctuary and is now building a model home in the new community. The model home will open May 2014.Read More
HILTON HEAD, SC (April 1, 2014): David Weekley Homes in Hilton Head is excited to announce the addition of Rachael Olson to the May River Preserve sales team. Olson joined David Weekley Homes two years ago as a Sales Consultant in the Hampton Lake communityRead More
David Weekley Homes is excited to announce the addition of Tisha Chafer to the Custom Classics Distinctive Residences team for Hampton Hall and Greater Hilton Head. Chafer joined David Weekley Homes in February as a Build On Your Lot Specialist. She has 10 years of experience in the residential real estate market.Read More
HILTON HEAD, SC (March 4, 2014): A home built by Custom Classics Distinctive Residences, the luxury custom home building division of David Weekley Homes, has won a national award for housing design, the Best in American Living Award (BALA). Designed by Visbeen Architects, Inc. and Low Tide Designs, the “Laurel” design won a Platinum award for Best Detached Home 3,001 – 4,000 sq. ft. Home Built for Sale nationwide. Laurel was also recognized as the winner of Best Design in the South Atlantic Region.Read More
David Weekley Homes currently conducts home building and sales activities in more than 420 communities in 23 markets across the nation. Each city is led by an area president or division president responsible for selecting preliminary sites in new communities, monitoring lot completion, planning the home building schedule, obtaining all necessary permits and constructing, selling and closing the sale.
* J.D. Power and Associates 2003 New Home Builder Customer Satisfaction Study. Study based on responses from 71,312 buyers of newly constructed homes in 21 of the largest U.S. markets. Austin market covers:Bastrop, Hays, Travis and Williamson counties.www.jdpower.com
** J.D. Power and Associates 2002 New Home Builder Customer Satisfaction Study. Study based on responses from 56,193 buyers of newly constructed homes in 16 of the largest U.S. markets. Tampa Bay market covers: Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatec, Pasco, Pinellas and Sarasota counties.www.jdpower.com
***J.D. Power and Associates 2000 New Home Builder Customer Satisfaction Study. Study based on responses from 25,477 buyers of newly constructed homes in six of the largest U.S. markets. Dallas market covers Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant Counties. www.jdpower.com
David Weekley founded David Weekley Homes in 1976 at the age of 23, and now serves as the chairman of the largest, privately-owned home builder in America.
David Weekley Homes was the first homebuilder in history to win the "Triple Crown of American Homebuilding," which incorporates the following three awards:
In 1999, BUILDER awarded Weekley the "Hearthstone Builder Lifetime Public Service Award." In 1998 and 1986 he was named "Builder of the Year" by the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA).
Currently, Weekley serves on the board of directors for St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital. Additionally, he serves on the board of trustees of The Kinkaid School, former board President and current board member of the Greater Houston Community Foundation, as well as the executive committee of the Sam Houston Area Council of Boy Scouts of America. He has served as chairman of the Steering Committee of the Metro Houston Young Life and chairman of the Sam Houston Area Council of Boy Scouts of America, president of the GHBA and the Young Presidents Organization and executive board member of Houston's Star of Hope.
He authored a book on home buying, How to Buy a Home Without Getting Hammered.
Weekley holds degrees in economics and geology from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.
John Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, has been with the company since 1990. One of Johnson's most notable achievements has been the introduction of the company's Commitment to Excellence program. Highly praised, this program has brought David Weekley Homes to the status of a world-class home builder. During Johnson's tenure the company has:
With an eye on growth and furthering the company's Commitment to Excellence, Johnson has been instrumental in David Weekley Homes' expansion into 15 of its 18 markets and has been a guiding force behind its introduction of new product lines.
Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston.