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.
Orlando, FL (November 19, 2013) – The Longboat, David Weekley’s newest model home in Orlando, Florida, is now open. This two-story home features five bedrooms, four full baths, study, a ground-floor Owner’s Retreat, a courtyard, media room and a three-car garage. This new model represents Weekley’s Manor Collection of new homes in Laureate Park at Lake Nona, priced from the $420s.Read More
CHARLESTON, SC (November 13, 2013) – David Weekley Homes recently took top honors in the 2013 Charleston Home Builders Association PRISM Awards. Weekley won Best Magazine Ad for their Benefits of a New Home ad and also received grand prize for Best Direct Mail for the award-winning home builder’s Carolina Park Direct Mail Campaign.Read More
David Weekley Homes was recently awarded three gold OBIE awards for homes within two price range categories, and for Best Sales Center Model Home Sales Office.Read More
HILTON HEAD, SC (November 5, 2013) – David Weekley Homes recently earned five awards in the 2013 Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association LightHouse Awards. Weekley’s Kathryn floor plan in Bluffton’s Hampton Lake claimed three awards, including Best Overall. The Kathryn also won Best Bath and Best Kitchen. The Collins’ Home, The Rose Dhu plan, one of Weekley’s custom homes, received Best Overall and Best Exterior at the LightHouse Awards. Both homes are available through David Weekley’s Build on Your Lot program.Read More
CHARLOTTE, NC (NOVEMBER 12, 2013): David Weekley Homes Team Members and members of the Charlotte community collected the equivalent of over 1,200 turkeys for the benefit of Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. Weekley Homes also presented the food bank with a surprise matching donation of $10,000, bringing the turkey total to more than 2,000!Read More
Falls at Imperial Oaks Recognized as “Houston’s Best” for 2013Read More
David Weekley Homes is hosting a Grand Opening celebration to showcase their newly remodeled Design Center and Build on Your Lot Model Home center. The celebration is free, open to the public, and children are welcome.Read More
ATLANTA, GA (October 29, 2013): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held homebuilder, 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
CHARLOTTE, NC (October 29, 2013): As the economic recovery gains momentum, the housing market continues to see steady, positive increases in new home construction starts. In the Charlotte market, starts for the first half of the year total 4,217, a 39% increase over the same period in 2012.Read More
HOUSTON, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, David Weekley Homes, the nation's largest privately held home builder, announces Preston Wood and his team from architectural firm Preston Wood & Associates, LLC will be joining David Weekley Homes.Read More
Charlotte, NC (October 15, 2013) – For the seventh year in a row, the nation's largest privately-held homebuilder, David Weekley Homes is helping to make the holidays brighter for those in need by collecting frozen turkeys and monetary donations, benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (October 15, 2013): David Weekley Homes is thanking its Customers with a special offer the company traditionally reserves for its team members – Employee Pricing on select David Weekley Showcase Homes. Homebuyers are encouraged to visit a Houston neighborhood to take advantage of this limited-time offer.Read More
David Weekley Homes is excited to announce a new incentive program, Housewarming Gift, for homebuyers in Tampa.Read More
TAMPA, FL (October 1, 2013): David Weekley Homes has officially broken ground on the Brooker Reserve, a new community located just outside of Tampa in the heart of Brandon.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (September 24, 2013) – David Weekley Homes announced the promotion of John Vitella to Division President for the company’s Denver division.Read More
Houston, TX – Saturday, September 21, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., David Weekley Homes will host a Home Show for prospective Homebuyers. This is an opportunity to meet with the builder’s many vendors, view the wide range of products used in their homes, and receive a complimentary lunch, as well as exclusive Home Show incentives. Learn about David Weekley’s Build on Your Lot Program with an exclusive presentation at 9:00 a.m. Vendor booths open at 9:30 a.m. Homebuyers will also enjoy educational presentations about the builder’s EnergySaver™ building program, why so many have chosen David Weekley Homes, and hear from industry experts about the state of the economy. Those in attendance will receive exclusive Home Show incentives and on-site loan pre-qualification, through Priority Home Mortgage.Read More
David Weekley Homes has broken ground on a new Woodlands-area development, Liberty Branch at Creekside. With spacious 60, 65-, 75- and 90-foot front-loaded homesites and 60-foot alley-loaded homesites, this beautiful community offers something for families of every size.Read More
David Weekley Homes announced today that they will soon begin building in Enclave at Schuler in the trendy Washington area. This is a new Central Living community for the award-winning home builder.Read More
HOUSTON, TX (August 6, 2013): David Weekley Homes announces their latest expansion in their Central Living product with Houston’s Hollister Square. Located in the highly desirable Spring Branch area, Hollister Square opened for business on August 2, and features homes priced from the $260s.Read More
David Weekley Homes today announced the opening of four new, fully-furnished model homes in the South Jordan community of Daybreak. Two of the home builders’ models are now open for daily touring, with the second and third models scheduled to open within the next week.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.