David Weekley Homes Celebrates Its 45th Anniversary in 2021

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David Weekley Homes is celebrating 45 years of home building in 2021. The company, which launched in Houston, Texas, in 1976, has grown to become one of the nation’s largest private home builders, operating in 19 cities across 12 states. David Weekley offers a variety of floor plans, including traditional single-family, high-density, attached townhomes and paired homes, and is one of the most awarded home builders in the industry.

The first David Weekley home was built in 1976 in Houston, Texas.

“From the day I started this company to now, 45 years later, our priority has been to place people first and truly enhance the lives of those we serve with unmatched service and an exceptional product,” said Chairman and founder, David Weekley.

David Weekley Homes is celebrating 45 years of home building in 2021. The company, which launched in Houston, Texas, in 1976, has grown to become one of the nation’s largest private home builders, operating in 19 cities across 12 states. David Weekley offers a variety of floor plans, including traditional single-family, high-density, attached townhomes and paired homes, and is one of the most awarded home builders in the industry.

Over the company’s 45-year history, it has achieved several notable milestones:

  • The company prides itself on a work culture of caring and contribution and has earned coveted spots on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list 15 times.
  • Weekley was an early pioneer of open floor plans utilizing windows and light, traffic patterns, room placement and sight lines, known as the builder’s LifeDesignSM concept.
  • Weekley was the first builder in America to earn the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes “America’s Best Builder,” “National Housing Quality Award” and “National Builder of the Year.”
  • In 2020, the company celebrated its 100,000th home closing.

“From the day I started this company to now, 45 years later, our priority has been to place people first and truly enhance the lives of those we serve with unmatched service and an exceptional product,” said Chairman and founder, David Weekley. “This milestone anniversary comes during a time when home has taken on new meaning, and our emphasis on caring for our customers, team members and community has become more important than ever. We look forward to continuing to create adaptable spaces that give our customers a sense of security for many years to come.”

Weekley founded the company at 23 years old and now employs about 1,575 team members. Giving back is at the heart of the company’s culture, and Weekley has a robust outreach program named CARE. CARE is a charitable and volunteer program that allows team members to give back in their communities by joining with homeowners, homebuyers, community partners and local nonprofit organizations to live out the company’s purpose, Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives. Over the last 20 years, more than 250 million has been donated to worthy causes in the U.S. and abroad through company earnings and the David Weekley Family Foundation.

More information about David Weekley Homes and its 45-year history is available at https://www.davidweekleyhomes.com/promo/45th-anniversary.

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