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 – Today, David Weekley Homes, the nation’s third largest privately held home builder, announces an incredible milestone in the company’s history – the 70,000th closing in its Austin, Texas, Barr II community. With over 36 years in the home building industry, the company prides itself on their Purpose of Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives.Read More
HOUSTON, TX: David Weekley Homes has hired 188 new employees company wide from January to June in 2012 compared to 90 new hires for the same period in 2011. Over 50% of the positions were newly created and many were returning employees seeking rehire. The added positions span the company, including construction, administrative, purchasing, professional and management functions.Read More
(Cypress, TX – July 7, 2012) Bridgeland is sizzling right now with dozens of homes available for move-in and an electrifying summer promotion that literally gives “Power to the People.”Read More
HOUSTON, TX – David Weekley Homes announces that Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas, has been ranked among the top 1,000 public high schools in the nation, according to Newsweek Magazine’s “America’s Best High Schools 2012.” Seven Lakes High School ranked 277 on the list.Read More
HOUSTON, TX – David Weekley Homes announces that The Woodlands College Park High School in The Woodlands, Texas, has been ranked among the top 1,000 public high schools in the nation, according to Newsweek Magazine’s “America’s Best High Schools 2012.” College Park High School ranked 382 on the list.Read More
HOUSTON, TX – David Weekley Homes announces that Memorial High School in Houston, Texas, has been ranked among the top 1,000 public high schools in the nation, according to Newsweek Magazine’s “America’s Best High Schools 2012.” Memorial High School ranked 307 on the list.Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2011) — BUILDER, the leading media brand for the home building industry, this week unveiled the BUILDER 100, its annual ranking of the 100 largest home building companies. D.R. Horton topped the list for the 10th straight year.Read More
(Cypress, TX – April 24, 2012) - Bridgeland’s traditional neighborhood development of Lakeland Heights has won a 2012 Landmark Award for Residential Development.Read More
(Cypress, TX – March 27, 2012) Bridgeland is once again celebrating its careful integration of people and the environment with the annual Home & Nature Tour, slated for April 1 through April 30.Read More
HOUSTON, TX –David Weekley Homes was recognized at the J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Roundtable in Orlando, Fla. on March 14, 2012 as a 2012 Customer Service Champion.Read More
(Cypress, TX – Feb. 25, 2012) - Bridgeland has begun the year with additions to its awards cabinet, including both local and national recognition. The Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) named Bridgeland Developer of the Year 2011 during its 71st Anniversary Extravaganza held recently.Read More
(Cypress, TX – Jan. 25, 2012) Bridgeland is going green in a big way. The master-planned community is planting more than 250,000 tree seedlings on a 1,300-acre parcel of undeveloped land as part of an ongoing tree farm operation. Eventually, nearly 700,000 trees will be planted.Read More
(Cypress, TX – Jan. 17, 2012) The master-planned community of Bridgeland is expanding its array of amenities, with a new park and sprayground starting construction the first quarter of 2012.Read More
Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District trustees recently approved an opening date of 2013 for Elementary No. 53, to be constructed on a 14.5-acre parcel of land located in Bridgeland’s community of The Cove overlooking Cypress Lake.Read More
CYPRESS, TX – December 6, 2011 – Bridgeland is one of five developments across the nation named Community of the Year in The Nationals 2012 Silver Awards.Read More
Huffines Launches New Dallas Master Planned CommunityRead More
Today, David Weekley Homes, the nation’s third largest privately held home builder, announces its partnership with luxury home builder T.W. Lewis in Phoenix.Read More
David Weekley Homes and T.W. Lewis Join Forces in Phoenix Today, David Weekley Homes, the nation’s third largest privately held home builder, announces its partnership with luxury home builder T.W. Lewis in Phoenix.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.