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.
CHARLESTON, SC – David Weekley Homes recently took top honors at the 2014 Charleston Home Builders Association PRISM Awards. The nation’s largest private homebuilder won Best Radio Commercial for its National Builder Endorsement ad and Best Billboard for its Build On Your Lot - Your Land, Our Quality ad.Read More
Jacksonville, FL: David Weekley Homes wrapped up their first-ever Turkey Drive in Jacksonville by collecting more than 62 frozen turkeys and $7,040 in monetary donations, all benefiting Farm Share in Northeast Florida.Read More
Hilton Head, SC: It’s official: Bluffton, SC, is one of the top 25 places to retire in 2014, according to a survey by Forbes magazine. The survey looked at overall cost of living and home prices as compared to national averages.Read More
Orlando, FL (November 11, 2014): David Weekley Homes wrapped up their first-ever Give a Gobble Turkey Drive in Orlando by collecting more than 1,100 pounds of frozen turkeys and $18,000 in monetary donations, all benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. For every dollar donated, Second Harvest Food Bank can purchase $9 worth of food, bringing the value of the donations to $169,000.Read More
Tampa, FL (November 11, 2014): David Weekley Homes is teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for TotsSM Program to make the holidays a little brighter for those in need.Read More
Charlotte, NC (November 12, 2014): Four-legged family members of the canine persuasion can now rejoice at the newly-opened bark park in the Belmont community of Eagle Park.Read More
RALEIGH, NC: David Weekley Homes needs your help to provide Raleigh families with a hearty holiday meal. Team members in Raleigh will collect turkeys for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina (FBCENC) from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12. The Food Bank will then distribute the turkeys to area families just in time for Thanksgiving.Read More
AUSTIN, TX (November 6, 2014): For a limited time, David Weekley Homes is offering up to a $15,000 decorator allowance for homes sold in participating Austin-area communities, now through December 31, 2014.Read More
Orlando, FL (November 4, 2014): David Weekley Homes is pleased to announce their being named the “Best Residential Construction Company” in this year’s Orlando Business Journal’s Reader’s Choice Awards.Read More
JACKSONVILLE, FL (November 5, 2014): David Weekley Homes announces the grand opening of their brand new Design Center and Division offices.Read More
Tampa, Florida: David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest, privately-held home builder, is proud to feature two model homes in the GFWC Brandon Service League’s 22nd Annual Holiday Home Tour. The Carverdale in The Preserve at FishHawk Ranch and The Norchester in Brooker Reserve will be open for tours during the event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 6.Read More
Tampa, FL (November 3, 2014): David Weekley Homes is partnering with Metropolitan Ministries to help feed those in need this holiday season. From November 1 to November 10, David Weekley Homes will have food barrels in all of their model homes, at their design center and at their division office to collect food for the less fortunate.Read More
Hilton Head, SC: David Weekley Homes is joining forces with local design expert, Connie Dugan, for a session discussing the latest decorating and color trends.Read More
Houston, TX: Demolition kicked off with a bang on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at David Weekley Homes’ largest Central Living community, The Village at Spring Branch. City councilwoman Brenda Stardig joined Chris Weekley, Division President for David Weekley Homes, to celebrate the beginning of Weekley's project on the property.Read More
ATLANTA, GA (October 29, 2013): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, is helping to make the holidays brighter for those in need by collecting frozen turkeys and monetary donations, benefitting MUST Ministries of Atlanta.Read More
AUSTIN, TX (October 28, 2014): David Weekley Homes recently participated in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk on Saturday, October 25, 2014, raising over $2,500 for the charity.Read More
CHARLESTON, SC: David Weekley Homes is “backpack buddies” with thousands of children in South Carolina. Backpack Buddies is the Lowcountry Food Bank’s campaign aimed at the fight against weekend hunger, when students are not receiving their meals during the school week.Read More
Orlando, FL: David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, used social media to raise funds and awareness for local charity, A Gift For Teaching. At the end of the 45-day campaign, David Weekley Homes presented the non-profit organization with a check for $2,000, which translates into $20,000 worth of school supplies for area children and teachers.Read More
Orlando, FL – David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, is hosting its first-ever Turkey Drive to help feed those in need this holiday season through Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.Read More
AUSTIN, TX (October 15, 2014): David Weekley Homes today announced limited opportunities remain in several Austin-area communities, including Arbor Place, Highland Horizon, Meridian, The Springs at Walnut Creek, Westside Preserve at Buttercup Creek and The Fairways Crystal Falls.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.