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.
HOUSTON, TX (Nov. 1, 2001) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES LAUNCHES MYDWHOME.COM. Homebuyers wanting to stay abreast of the progress made on their new home without regularly venturing to the construction site have an exciting, convenient alternative. David Weekley Homes recently launched mydwhome.comRead More
HOUSTON, TX (Oct. 9, 2001) - DROP IN INTEREST RATES SIGNALS TIME TO BUY FOR PROSPECTIVE HOMEBUYERS. With interest rates at their lowest point in 40 years and equity markets stalled, consumers are refocusing on home ownership as an investment strategy. While some prospective buyers may hesitate to make a substantial capital investment in today's market environment, experts note that a home can be one of the most attractive investment choices right now.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (Sept. 25, 2001)- BUILD ON YOUR LOT PROGRAMS OFFER FLEXIBILITY AND CHOICES FOR NEW HOME OWNERS. Finding a home that suits your family's lifestyle can be one of the most challenging aspects of buying a new home.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (April, 2002) - NAVAL OFFICER INVOLVED IN WEEKLEY HOMEBUILDING PROCESS FROM AFAR On September 21, 2001, ten days after the terrorist attacks on America, a young couple signed a contract to buy a new David Weekley home. Both were first time home buyers and were impressed by the quality they had seen with Weekley.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (May 10, 2001) - David Weekley Homes Offers Designs To Suit Americans' Tastes And LifestylesRead More
HOUSTON, TX (March 22, 2001) - LEADING HOME BUILDER PROVIDES TIPS FOR ENHANCING A HOME'S CURB APPEAL.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (February 13, 2001)- DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES TO BUILD A HOUSE ON "TODAY" - Proceeds From the Final Sale to Benefit Habitat for HumanityRead More
AUSTIN, TX (February 8, 2001) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES JOINS NEW HOME CONSORTIUMRead More
HOUSTON, TX (February 8, 2001) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES REPORTS RECORD-SETTING YEAR - Leading Home Builder Anticipates Strong Market in 2001Read More
HOUSTON, TX (January 27, 2001)- DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES UNVEILS UNPRECEDENTED NEW HOME CENTER FOR METROPLEX COMMUNITIES - Leading Home Builder Opens Doors to All-Inclusive New Home Shopping VenueRead More
HOUSTON, TX (December 22, 2000)- DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES HONORED BY FORTUNE MAGAZINE FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR - Only Home Builder Recognized as Top Company to Work ForRead More
HOUSTON, TX (November 9, 2000) - HOT HOME DESIGN FEATURES AND EMERGING TRENDS USHER IN NEW AGE OF HOME BUILDING - David Weekley Homes Spotlights New Home "Must Haves"Read More
TAMPA, FL (August 31, 2000)- HISTORIC MOMENT FOR DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES - Weekley Closes on 30,000th HomeRead More
HOUSTON, TX (April 11, 2000) - TOP 10 TIPS ON AVOIDING HOMEBUYING MISTAKES - Leading Home Builder Advises Consumers to Build a Smart Homebuying StrategyRead More
HOUSTON, TX (February 14, 2000) - BOY SCOUTS' SAM HOUSTON AREA COUNCIL RECEIVES $25,000 CONTRIBUTION IN HONOR OF DAVID WEEKLEY - Home Builder is Distinguished for Charity InvolvementRead 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.