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.
Austin, TX (August 29, 2016): Central Living by David Weekley Homes, a division of David Weekley Homes offering luxury homes in prime locations, has a new model home, The National, open in the gated community of East Shore.Read More
Atlanta, GA (August 25, 2016): David Weekley Homes recently partnered with two local nonprofit organizations – Big Brothers Big Sisters and MUST Ministries – through the volunteer and philanthropic efforts of the home builder’s CARE program.Read More
Austin, TX (August 24, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest private home builder, is now building a new section of 23 homes on 65-foot homesites in the master-planned community of Blackhawk. Priced from the $260,000, homebuyers can select from floor plans in both the Executive and Lifestyle series in this new section of the Pflugerville community.Read More
Charlotte, NC (August 18, 2016): David Weekley Homes hosted its second annual companywide Back to School Supply Drive in 22 cities across the country. In Charlotte, large, pink erasers were collected for “Erase the Need” drive through the Kids Café program of Second Harvest Food Bank, an organization that provides basic needs and feeds hungry children in the Charlotte area.Read More
Orlando, FL (August 17, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, collected and donated items to benefit the newly-opened Ronald McDonald House at Nemours Children’s Hospital. The Nemours home will allow the organization to house up to 74 families per day for families who have a child undergoing medical treatment.Read More
Wilmington, NC (August 18, 2016): David Weekley Homes hosted its annual companywide Back to School Supply Drive in 22 cities across the country. In Wilmington, school supplies were collected for Brunswick County Schools, a PK-12 school district serving 20 schools and more than 12,000 students in Brunswick County.Read More
Orlando, FL (August 17, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, will celebrate the grand opening of its newest model home in The Gardens at Park West at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 20. Winter Park Mayor, Steve Leary will be in attendance to help David Weekley Homes launch its newest community.Read More
Charlotte, NC (August 11, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, held a groundbreaking today for its newest Matthews-area community, Encore at Eden Hall. Along with representatives from David Weekley Homes, Matthews Mayor Jim Taylor was on hand to praise the builder for its commitment to the area with a new community and shovel out the first scoops of dirt.Read More
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (August 8, 2016): The Rookwood model home from Central Living by David Weekley Homes, a division of David Weekley Homes offering luxury homes in prime locations, is part of the 70th annual Salt Lake Parade of Homes™ being held through August 13. The model is located in the community of Canyon Centre Court, and will be open for tours Monday-Saturday from noon – 9 p.m.Read More
Minneapolis, MN (August 8, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest private home builder, is excited to announce that it is now building in several Minneapolis/St. Paul area communities. In addition to having several homes currently under construction in The Pines at Elm Creek and The Enclave at Medina, the home builder is also building in two new communities – Glaccum Highlands and Deer Ridge Estates.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (August 1, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest private home builder, released the winners of its 12th Partners of Choice Award. The honor recognizes those suppliers that have operated at world-class levels through the year, and have been recognized by the supplier evaluation platform created by the home builder. This rigorous, comprehensive process anchored by the National Trading Partner Survey, evaluates companies in the areas of quality, service, performance in reliability, communication, timeliness, follow-through and other areas critical to the business relationship.Read More
Raleigh, NC (July 28, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, is proud to release the floor plans for the four model homes for the upcoming age-qualified Encore at Briar Chapel community in Raleigh. Located in the master-planned Briar Chapel by Newland Communities, the four model homes are scheduled to open for daily tours in November and include The Newcastle, The Wakeford, The Tabula and The Harwin.Read More
Minneapolis, MN (July 28, 2016): David Weekley Homes is hosting its second Back to School Supply Drive in cities across the country. From August 1-16, the local community is invited to support children in need by donating new school supplies to Common Hope.Read More
Orlando, FL (July 27, 2016): David Weekley Homes is hosting its second Back to School Supply Drive in cities across the country. From August 1-15, the local community is invited to support children in need by donating new school supplies to A Gift For Teaching. Donations can be dropped off at the Division Office, located at 225 South Westmonte Drive, Suite 3300, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714, or any David Weekley model home in Orlando. To view the list of supplies needed, and to find a model home, visit www.davidweekleyhomes.com.Read More
Denver, CO (July 27, 2016): David Weekley Homes is now building in the master-planned community of Inspiration. Located in Northeast Douglas County, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder will build homes in Estates at Inspiration and Harmony at Inspiration, with homes situated on 105-foot and 75-foot homesites, respectively.Read More
Indianapolis, IN (July 26, 2016): David Weekley Homes recently opened three new model homes in two Indianapolis-area communities – Jackson’s Grant on Williams Creek - Creekside and The Village at Flat Fork.Read More
Tampa, FL (July 26, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, is proud to announce the opening of another model in the Tampa community of Waterset. The one-story Terravista showcases the builder’s patio series homes, which start from the $275s.Read More
Austin, TX (July 25, 2016): David Weekley Homes has a new model home, The Locke, open in the Bee Cave community of Terra Colinas.Read More
Orlando, FL (July 21, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, celebrated the grand opening of its newest model home in John’s Lake Landing with more than 150 guests and a ribbon-cutting with Pam Jones, the community relations representative from U.S. Representative Daniel Webster’s office.Read More
Tampa, FL (July 22, 2016): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, is building a new model home in the Tampa community of FishHawk Ranch. The two-story Redwing will showcase the builder’s Cottage Series homes, which start from the $290s.Read More
David Weekley Homes currently conducts home building and sales activities in more than 420 communities in 20 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.