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 (June 25, 2015): David Weekley Homes is excited to be ranked number two on the “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials” list, released by FORTUNE magazine and Great Place to Work®. The inaugural list uses survey results from employees younger than 35 to disclose how they rate their workplace.Read More
AUSTIN, TX (June 23, 2015): David Weekley Homes has a new model home, The Maidstone, open in the Austin community of The Preserve at Thomas Springs.Read More
ATLANTA, GA (June 23, 2015): Custom Classics by David Weekley Homes recently broke ground in The Reserve at Old Atlanta on a new model home, The Richwood, which is expected to be complete in July, and announced that homes in the Suwanee community are priced from the $560s.Read More
JACKSONVILLE, FL (June 23, 2015): David Weekley Homes is building in four sections of the new Nocatee community of Twenty Mile, and recently opened a new model home, The Hundred Oaks, in The Village section.Read More
Orlando, FL (June 23, 2015): Proud to support the military, the Orlando division of David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, teamed up with homeowners, vendor partners, REALTORS® and Lake County Fire Fighters to donate nearly 1,000 care packages to U.S. troops overseas, doubling their goal of 500.Read More
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (June 23, 2015): David Weekley Homes will open four new model homes in the South Jordan community of Daybreak on Saturday, June 27, during the Bright Door Home Gallery Grand Opening event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Read More
Houston, TX (June 17, 2015): Tricia Frazier and Sharon Davidson are the first winners of David Weekley’s Diamond Discovery, a promotion where the builder is giving away diamond jewelry and offering discounts on design selections. Frazier, a realtor with Realty Associates, won a pair of one-carat princess cut diamond earrings, and Davidson, a Houston resident, won a one-carat princess cut diamond pendant.Read More
DENVER, CO (June 16, 2015): David Weekley Homes sponsored and served dinner at the Ronald McDonald House® Charities of Denver - Aurora House on May 21, with 14 area team members serving a meal to approximately 40 individuals staying at the facility.Read More
Charlotte, NC (June 16, 2015): David Weekley Homes has broken ground on their latest in-town Charlotte community, Central Living at Iverson. The first phase of construction will feature four move-in ready Showcase Homes, a fully-furnished model home and sales office. When completed, Central Living at Iverson will include 22 Craftsman-inspired three and four bedroom townhomes.Read More
Houston, TX (June 16, 2015): Continuing the trend for its in-town communities, the pool and cabana at Larkin at Cottage Grove from Central Living by David Weekley Homes is now complete.Read More
ATLANTA, GA (June 11, 2015): Final opportunities remain to purchase a new David Weekley home in three Atlanta-area communities: Central Living at Medlin Park, Governors Towne Club and The Preserve at Lost Mill Trace.Read More
DALLAS, TX (June 9, 2015) - David Weekley is now selling in a new section of homes in the Valley Ranch community of Campion Hollows. Located adjacent to Sam Houston Trail Park along the Trinity River, Campion Hollows is priced from the $440s. The second section of homes includes 27 homesites that back up to protected trails.Read More
CHARLESTON, SC (June 9, 2015) – David Weekley Homes Team Members helped host a Field Day of fun at Lambs Elementary School in North Charleston.Read More
ATLANTA, GA: David Weekley Homes has opened for sales in Vinings Brooke, a community located on the south side of historic Cobb County that will feature 36 homes. A fully furnished model home is expected to open for tours in early July.Read More
AUSTIN, TX: The David Weekley Homes Austin team hosted a PJ and Book Drive benefiting the Pajama Program, collecting 160 new pajamas, 60 books and nearly $2,000 in donations from employees, members of the community and a grant from the Weekley Family Foundation.Read More
DALLAS, TX: The nation’s largest private home builder announces the grand opening of Villas of Lake Highlands. This East Dallas community features urban-style, detached patio homes in a private, gated community.Read More
DALLAS, TX (June 2, 2015): Central Living by David Weekley Homes will host a grand opening event on Saturday, June 6, at The Villas at Garrett Avenue. The grand opening is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. at the newly opened model home, located at 5106 Garrett Stream Court. The event is free and open to the public, and will include food and prize giveaways.Read More
Jacksonville, FL: David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held homebuilder, will soon begin building new homes in Shearwater. Located in Johns County on County Road 210, this 1,500+ acre community is situated along the Trout River.Read More
CHARLOTTE, NC: David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, announced that construction is under way on the final phase of 13 homes in Hawthorne. This intimate David Weekley-built community located in Harrisburg, North Carolina, will have about 100 homes upon completion of this final phase. To date, the award-winning builder has sold 70 homes in Hawthorne.Read More
Tampa, FL: David Weekley Homes picked up four more awards at the 2015 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes. The nation’s largest privately-held home builder added four merit awards count, bringing its lengthy total to more than 665 awards for product design alone.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.