Charlotte, NC (March 20, 2019): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, was recently awarded the title of Champion of the Year by the City of Charlotte’s Economic Development.
The home builder was recognized with this honor due to its commitment and participation with Project P.I.E.C.E. (Partnerships for Inclusive Employment and Career Excellence). Project P.I.E.C.E. is a collaboration between Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, TWIN: Training to Work an Industry Niche and the Urban League of Central Carolinas. This workforce development program provides skills and training to help individuals obtain and keep jobs in key industries with labor market shortages.
“We are thrilled to receive this recognition and to partner with Project P.I.E.C.E.,” said Sam Shanks, purchasing manager for David Weekley Homes in Charlotte, who has been actively working with Goodwill for almost a year to raise awareness of their training programs. “Our subcontractors are in great need of qualified individuals, and this program provides comprehensive training to equip participants for careers in the construction industry.”
For more information about David Weekley homes in Charlotte, contact 704-817-0030.
About David Weekley Homes
David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston and operates in 20 cities 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.” Weekley has also appeared 13 times on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list. Since inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 90,000 homes. For more information about David Weekley Homes, visit the company’s website at www.davidweekleyhomes.com.
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