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 (January 22, 2008)—FORTUNE announced today that David Weekley Homes has been ranked #17 on the 11th annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. The full list and related stories appear in the February 4 issue of FORTUNE, available on newsstands January 28 and at www.fortune.com on January 22.Read More
Houston, TX (March, 2007) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES NAMED GREAT PLACE TO WORK® AWARD RECIPIENT - To Be Honored at the Great Place To Work® Conference Los Angeles, CA April 18-20, 2007Read More
Houston, TX (February 27, 2007) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES RANKS #26 IN TRAINING MAGAZINE’S TOP 125Read More
Houston, TX (January 15th, 2007) - NATIONAL BUILDER EXPANDS OPERATIONS INTO FLORIDA PANHANDLE - David Weekley Homes Opens its Doors to Customers in TallahasseeRead More
Houston, TX (January 8th, 2007) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES MAKES FORTUNE LIST - Only Home Builder Recognized Six TimesRead More
Hilton Head/Bluffton, SC (July 31, 2006) - HOUSTON BASED DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES EXPANDS OPERATIONS INTO HILTON HEAD/BLUFFTON AREA - David Weekley Homes Opens Its Doors to Customers in BlufftonRead More
San Antonio, TX (June 28, 2006) - David Weekley Homes Wins Award For Energy EfficiencyRead More
HOUSTON (February 13, 2006) - NATIONAL BUILDER EXPANDS OPERATIONS INTO ARIZONA -David Weekley Homes Will Soon Open its Doors to Customers in PhoenixRead More
HOUSTON (January 9, 2006) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES MAKES FORTUNE LIST - Homebuilder is Recognized for Fifth TimeRead More
HOUSTON (March 11, 2005) - NATIONAL HOMEBUILDER NAMES NEW CEO David Weekley Homes Appoints John Johnson CEORead More
HOUSTON (Jan. 10, 2005) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES MAKES FORTUNE LIST. Home Builder is Recognized for Employee Culture and GrowthRead More
ORLANDO, FL (Jan. 05, 2005) - NEW URBAN CHALLENGE HOMES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – A First Time Glimpse into Homes of the Future David Weekley Homes Hosts Open House Last Two Weekends In JanuaryRead More
ORLANDO, FL (December 2004) - NEW URBAN CHALLENGE WEATHERS THE STORM – READY FOR DEBUT DURING INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS' SHOW - David Weekley Homes Meets New Urban Challenge – Despite Hurricane Size ObstaclesRead More
HOUSTON, TX (February 2004) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES COMPLETES "THIS NEW HOUSE" - PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT HOUSTON PBS Imperial Oaks Home Ready for Sale Mid-FebruaryRead More
HOUSTON, TX (January 2004) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES UNVEILS BUILD ON YOUR LOT MODEL CENTER IN SAN ANTONIO - Leading Home Builder Opens Doors to All-inclusive Build on Your Lot Home Shopping VenueRead More
DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES NOW OFFERING ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY, ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMESRead More
AUSTIN, TX (January 2004) - BUILDER HOMESITE, INC. AND SUPPLIERS FORM NEW CONSORTIUM - Unprecedented cooperative venture sets industry standard for options managementRead More
AUSTIN, TX (September 2003) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES RANKS HIGH IN CUSTOMER SATISFACTION - J.D. Power and Associates Releases Study Results For Austin MarketRead More
TAMPA, FL (September 2003) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES RANKS HIGH IN CUSTOMER SATISFACTION J.D. Power and Associates Releases Study Results For Tampa Bay MarketRead More
HOUSTON, TX (September 2003) - DAVID WEEKLEY HOMES RANKS HIGH IN CUSTOMER SATISFACTION - J.D. Power and Associates Releases Study Results For Houston MarketRead 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.