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 (March 10, 2015): David Weekley Homes builds in the Master-Planned Community of the Year, according to the Austin Business Journal. The publication announced the winners of its 2015 Residential Real Estate Awards at a recent luncheon for the honorees.Read More
RALEIGH, NC: The David Weekley Homes team in Raleigh partnered with the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill to collect basic necessities for families in need.Read More
HOUSTON, TX: FORTUNE magazine, one of the nations’ foremost business publications, has once again recognized David Weekley Homes as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For®” in its annual rankings of employee culture and success.Read More
Orlando, FL (March 4, 2015): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, has released new lakefront homesites for sale in Johns Lake Landing. Located in Clermont, the new homesites will back up to Johns Lake, a 2,400-acre lake popular for bass fishing.Read More
Nashville, TN (March 3, 2015): Central Living homes from the nation’s largest private home builder are coming to Glen Echo and Woodmont in Nashville. Homebuyers will enjoy energy-efficient homes just 10 minutes south of downtown.Read More
RALEIGH, NC (March 3, 2015): The Durham community of Montclair will soon offer David Weekley homes, priced from the $400s. Homebuyers will enjoy a small community of 72 one and a half and two-story homes near Jordan Lake. Homes in Montclair will range in size from 2,500 to 3,300 square feet and feature Owner’s Retreat up and down floor plans.Read More
SAN ANTONIO, TX (March 3, 2015): Buyers in search of a new home in San Antonio may now choose from a variety of floor plans in the master-planned community of Fronterra at Westpointe.Read More
Houston, TX (March 3, 2015): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, is proud to announce the opening of their latest model home in Larkin at Cottage Grove. The Riva features three bedrooms, three full baths, one half bath, a game room, fourth-floor terrace and a two-car garage within 2,600 square feet and four stories.Read More
AUSTIN, TX (February 26, 2015): David Weekley Homes announced today that the award-winning new home builder will appear on NewHomeSource TV. The show will air on Austin’s KTBC Fox 7 at 9:00 a.m. CST, Sunday, March 1, 2015. The segment will feature David Weekley’s newly-remodeled Design Center in Austin and the latest interior design trends, and an inside look at the money-saving benefits of owning an EnergySaver™ home.Read More
SAN ANTONIO, TX: Homebuyers in search of a new home in San Antonio can now choose from a variety of floor plans in the private, gated community of Shavano Highlands. The Shavano Highlands model home, The Hillard, is now open daily for tours. The Hillard is a two-story home with four bedrooms, four bathrooms and a three-car garage. The model home is located at 3638 Belle Street.Read More
Denver, CO (February 26, 2015): Denver ranks #6 on Forbes’ list of America’s 20 Fastest-Growing Cities. The magazine projected the city’s 2015 population growth rate at 1.43%, and Denver’s job growth rate at 2.66%.Read More
Salt Lake City, UT: Salt Lake City ranks #12 on Forbes’ list of America’s 20 Fastest-Growing Cities. The magazine projected the city’s 2015 population growth rate at 1.24%, a .6% increase from 2014.Read More
Atlanta, GA (February 25, 2015): Custom ClassicsTM by David Weekley Homes will soon begin building new homes in The Reserve at Old Atlanta in Suwanee. Zoned to the newly-built Lambert High School, this family-friendly community will feature traditional homes with Old World-inspired exteriors, and will range in size from 3,400 to 4,200 square feet.Read More
Orlando, FL: David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, is proud to announce that new homes will be coming soon in the Preserve of Oviedo on the Park. Located off East Mitchell Hammock Road and Oviedo Blvd., this community will feature 44 two-story, front-facing and alley-garage homes with wetland views.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (February 24, 2015): David Weekley Homes is excited to announce its interactive, web-based Design it Yourself program, where users can create a floor plan that they design themselves. The program guides home shoppers through five steps to complete the floor plan, providing real-time updates to room counts and pricing.Read More
Austin, TX (February 24, 2015): Homebuyers searching for a new David Weekley home in Buttercup Creek have only two showcase homes to choose from. After 15 years, the community is now in close out.Read More
Atlanta, GA (February 24, 2015): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, will soon add more award-winning homes to the Atlanta area in Vinings Brooke. Located on the south side of historic Cobb County, Vinings Brooke will feature 36 homes, ranging in size from 2,700 to more than 3,500 square feet, and starting from the mid $400s.Read More
CHICAGO, IL (February 19, 2015): After entering Chicago in 2014, David Weekley Homes is now building exceptional homes in Glen Ellyn, Naperville, Wheaton, Downers Grove and Elmhurst! The home builder is building custom homes in these areas, including two that are ready for immediate move in: The Renward, priced at $814,990, and The Billingsgate, priced at $799,990.Read More
DENVER, CO (February 19, 2015): David Weekley Homes is now building contemporary new homes in a new section at Midtown at Clear Creek. Homebuyers in search of a new home may purchase a model home, furnished or unfurnished, now for sale.Read More
Austin, TX (February 17, 2015): Hundreds of Austin-area residents will receive the sweet gift of life, thanks to generous donations from the community and David Weekley Homes team members. The group hosted a Valentine’s Day Blood Drive, benefitting The Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas.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.