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 17, 2014): Limited opportunities remain in the gorgeous master-planned community of Auburn Lakes Retreat in Spring. Featuring award-winning homes from the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, David Weekley Homes, Auburn Lakes Retreat is a family-friendly community near the North Energy Corridor.Read More
AUSTIN, TX (June 19, 2014): David Weekley Homes announced today that the award-winning home builder is now building Market Yard Homes in the urban village of Mueller.Read More
David Weekley Homes has announced the opening of May River Preserve in Bluffton. This natural gas community will feature David Weekley homes in a beautiful, historic location on the majestic May River Road corridor. Homes are from the $385s.Read More
David Weekley Homes will begin building in Byrne Estates in the historic Houston Heights in summer 2014. This is a new Central Living community for the award-winning home builder.Read More
Dallas, TX (June 10, 2014): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held homebuilder, has broken ground on one of their newest communities: Villas of Lake Highlands. Located in East Dallas, this coming soon community will feature urban-styled, detached homes in a private, gated community with low-maintenance living. The model home is slated to open – and be ready for tours – this summer.Read More
AUSTIN, TX (June 5, 2014): David Weekley Homes has just released a new section of its award-winning homes in the urban village of Mueller.Read More
Charlotte, NC (June 4, 2014): David Weekley Homes brought home one Gold and one Silver Award from the 2014 Charlotte Parade of Homes, a free self-guided model home tour held recently in the Charlotte area. The award-winning model homes include the, The Gilchrist, located in The Cottages at The Landing, and The Carolyn, located in Bailey Springs at Davidson.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (MAY 28, 2014): David Weekley Homes announced it ranked 16 on Professional Builder magazines’ 2014 Housing Giants List, published online earlier this month. The report ranks the nation’s 293 largest home builders by housing revenue and closings in 2013.Read More
David Weekley Homes is pleased to announce the opening of our model home in our new Valley Ranch community: Campion Hollows. Priced from the $418s, Campion Hollows is located adjacent to Sam Houston Trail Park along the Trinity River. The Almondwood model is a two-story home with five bedrooms, five full baths, one half bath and a two-car garage.Read More
David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder recently received three First Place awards at the 2014 Orlando Parade of Homes™. This free, self-guided tour, produced by the Greater Orlando Builders Association, took place in April and May, and showcased the Central Orlando community’s best model homes.Read More
Dallas, TX (May 27, 2014): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest private home builder, has announced the opening of its new model home in The Sanctuary. The London is a two-story home with an open, spacious floor plan with four bedrooms, four full baths, formal dining and includes an upstairs Retreat and Bonus Room. The London also has a study and outdoor living area with fireplace.Read More
David Weekley Homes has announced its new model home opening in the Friendswood community of West Ranch. Built on a spacious 75-foot homesite, The Lakeway is 4,020 square feet and displays the best in Design, Choice and Service from David Weekley, a home builder with nearly four decades of experience.Read More
David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, announced final opportunities in the Austin community of Westside Preserve at Buttercup Creek.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (May 20, 2014): David Weekley Homes is building its award-winning homes in Bracher Estates, a new Central Living community in Houston. Conveniently located in the Spring Valley area and close to major employers both downtown and in the Energy Corridor, this gated community will feature 19 detached two- and three-story homes with custom features.Read More
David Weekley Homes is excited to be ranked number two on the first-ever “Ten Great Workplaces for Millennials” list. Created by Great Rated!TM, the inaugural list uses survey results from employees younger than 35 to disclose how they rate their workplace.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (May 13, 2014): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, has a new model home open in Park Place, a Central Living community in the historic Houston Heights.Read More
Tampa, FL (May 13, 2014): David Weekley Homes brought home two Grand and three Merit awards in the 2014 Tampa Parade of Homes, a free self-guided model home tour available in April. The homes receiving Grand awards include The Kenbridge in FishHawk Ranch and The Barmore in Old Memorial Estates. David Weekley homes receiving Merit awards include The Marbella and The Maybeck in Waterset and the Thornwood in FishHawk Ranch.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (MAY 9, 2014): David Weekley Homes announced today it was named the largest privately-held home builder in America and 18th overall, according to BUILDER Magazine’s BUILDER 100 List, published online May 9, 2014.Read More
David Weekley Homes, the nation's largest privately-held home builder, has announced the grand opening of Larkin at Cottage Grove. Located at T.C. Jester just north of I-10, Larkin at Cottage Grove is a Central Living community that features a sleek, modern design and homes priced from the $440s.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.