Central Living by David Weekley Homes Breaks Ground in Southside Place


Dallas, TX (April 21, 2016): Central Living by David Weekley Homes, the high-density division of David Weekley homes that builds luxury homes in prime locations, recently broke ground on Southside Place, a new community that will be located in the South Side on Lamar district.

Mike Rawlings, Mayor of Dallas, spoke about the city’s involvement with the project to revitalize the South Side, and is excited about the growth expected in the area, including the new development of Southside Place.

Guests in attendance included Mike Rawlings, Mayor of Dallas; Ken McDonald, Area President, David Weekley Homes; Tracy Brown, Division President, David Weekley Homes; David Weekley Team Members and representatives from Matthews Southwest.

The city of Dallas and Matthews Southwest (MSW) are revitalizing the South Side on Lamar area to attract economic investment, create jobs and grow entrepreneurship in south Dallas. The area is now home to Gilley’s Dallas, the Jack Evans Police Headquarters, a boutique hotel, luxury loft apartments and an eight-screen Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

“David Weekley Homes is excited to develop a community on the south side of downtown Dallas,” said Ken McDonald, Area President, David Weekley Homes. “We look forward to starting construction on these single-family homes within walking distance to many dining and entertainment venues.”

Southside Place will include a total of 41 new single-family homes ranging in size from 1,900-2,600 square feet in size, many with rooftop views. These three-story homes will feature distinct architecture and offer low-maintenance living. Residents will be located in close proximity to new retail and entertainment venues and be within walking distance to a Dallas Area Rapid Transit station.

For more information, or to receive updates about Southside Place, call 214-390-4428.

About David Weekley Homes

David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016. Headquartered in Houston, the company operates in 22 cities and 12 states across the United States. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes “America’s Best Builder,” “National Housing Quality Award” and “National Builder of the Year.” David Weekley Homes has also appeared nine times on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list. Since 1976, the company has closed more than 80,000 homes. For more information, visit www.davidweekleyhomes.com.

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