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.
Tampa, FL (April 28, 2015): With a little paint and some elbow grease, team members from the David Weekley Homes Tampa division teamed up with Paint Your Heart Out Tampa to spruce up and revitalize a home for a needy resident.Read More
Houston, TX (April 22, 2015): David Weekley Homes was recently named the “Largest Houston-Area Custom Homebuilder” by the Houston Business Journal. According to the recently-released rankings, David Weekley Homes built more custom homes than any other home builder in Houston with 153 completed in 2014.Read More
Orlando, FL (April 21, 2015): By partnering with homeowners, REALTORS® and homeowner’s associations, David Weekley Homes turned the seasonal chore of spring cleaning into an opportunity to donate nearly 5,200 pounds of clothing and household items, and an additional $5,200 monetary donation to benefit The Mustard Seed of Central Florida Furniture and Clothing Bank.Read More
Denver, CO (April 21, 2015): Discovery Home residents now have a place to read, play games and enjoy quiet time, thanks to the efforts of David Weekley Homes and HomeAid Colorado.Read More
Tampa, FL (April 15, 2015): David Weekley Homes has made spring cleaning interesting by partnering with homeowners to use the seasonal chore as a way to drum up more than 3,700 pounds of charitable donations and $2,000 to benefit Mort Elementary School in Tampa. According to Mort Elementary, every registered student at the school lives at or below the poverty limit, and includes a number of homeless students that the faculty work tirelessly to assist.Read More
CHICAGO, IL (April 14, 2015): Forty-three David Weekley homes are now under construction in a private, gated community in historic Barrington. The builder purchased property for the homesites in March and began development in April 2015.Read More
Tampa, FL (April 14, 2015): David Weekley Homes is pleased to announce the promotion of Len Jaffe to Vice President of Land for the Southeast Region. In his new position, Jaffe will be responsible for the expansion of David Weekley Homes into new markets in the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida, as well as expanding the Central Living by David Weekley Homes product line into existing markets.Read More
Salt Lake City, UT (April 9, 2015): Three new traditional, single-family homes from David Weekley are coming soon to one of Salt Lake City’s oldest neighborhoods, Sugar House. The community of Sugarhouse Ridge will be located at East 1700 South Street, near Highway 80.Read More
Orlando, FL (April 8, 2015): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, has broken ground on their final phase in Spring Lake at Celebration. Phase III will consist of 86 homesites and will feature the home builder’s Bungalow, Garden, Villa and Townhome series, ranging in size from 1,600 to 2,700 square feet and starting from the $290s.Read More
Orlando, FL (April 7, 2015): For a limited time, David Weekley Homes wants homebuyers to build the home of their dreams, inspired by them. From now until June 30, 2015, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder is offering Orlando buyers $15,000 to use toward a decorator allowance, home discount or closing costs.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (April 6, 2015): Rose Park Place, another Central Living by David Weekley Homes community, is now open for sales. Situated in the heart of the Museum District, this boutique community includes only four homes.Read More
CHARLESTON, SC (April 2, 2015) – David Weekley Homes announces a $2,500 contribution to Communities in Schools of the Charleston Area, Inc. (CIS). The nation’s largest private home builder presented CIS with a check after partnering with the non-profit organization for the Trident United Way Day of Caring last fall.Read More
Charlotte, NC (April 1, 2015): Custom ClassicsTM by David Weekley Homes has begun construction on luxury homes in Melody Woods.Read More
RALEIGH, NC (March 31, 2015): David Weekley Homes team members partnered with the Ronald McDonald House of Durham to collect basic necessities for families in need. The Raleigh team spent an afternoon spreading cheer and lifting spirits of children and their families, and preparing a home cooked meal for 75 families currently residing at the facility.Read More
Salt Lake City, UT (March 31, 2015): David Weekley Homes will soon begin building in a new community, Highland Place, in Holladay. Construction will begin in summer 2015.Read More
CHARLESTON, SC (March 31, 2015) – Homebuyers in search of a new David Weekley home in Carolina Park have limited opportunities available in the newest phase that backs up to a pond. Priced from the $360s, homes in this front porch community are located in Mt. Pleasant.Read More
Austin, TX (March 27, 2015): Homebuyers who purchase a David Weekley to-be-built home in Austin can design it their way, for a limited time, in participating communities. During the program period, customers will receive up to $15,000 in design options from the David Weekley Homes Design Center in Austin. The home builder’s promotional campaign ends March 31.Read More
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (March 26, 2015): Known for building with energy efficiency in mind, David Weekley Homes has announced it will begin using a new sheathing product in its Indianapolis-area homes. ISO RED ci Polyisocyanurate (polyiso) exterior sheathing greatly reduces heat loss through wall framing. Advantages of using polyiso include a 10 percent higher R-value rating in homes. An R-value is a measurement of the effectiveness of a home’s insulation in resisting heat passing through it. The higher the R-value, the more effective the insulation’s thermal performance, resulting in lower energy usage for the homeowner.Read More
CHARLESTON, SC (March 26, 2015) – David Weekley homebuyers will receive up to a $10,000 decorator allowance when they purchase a new home in select Charleston-area communities. The incentive can be used to customize their new home with selections from the David Weekley Homes Design Center.Read More
Charlotte, NC (March 25, 2015): David Weekley Homes will soon begin construction on their third in-town project with Central Living at Carson. Located in historic South End, just outside of Uptown, Central Living at Carson will feature 11 townhomes with rooftop terraces and skyline views, all within walking distance to Uptown Charlotte and the LYNX Light Rail Carson Station.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.