SOURCE: Scranton Gillette Communications

November 27, 2013 14:00 ET

David Weekley Homes Named 2013 Builder of the Year by Professional Builder Magazine

Arlington Heights, IL--(Marketwired - Nov 27, 2013) - -- Professional Builder magazine, the home building industry's leading business publication, has named Texas homebuilder David Weekley Homes as its 2013 Builder of the Year. The Houston-based firm is the 48th builder to be honored and only the second two-time recipient; the firm was named Builder of the Year in 1990.

The award honors innovative homebuilders whose ideas and business results over a period of time represent the best in home building. The winning firm is selected by Professional Builder's editors, with input from select industry executives.

The David Weekley Homes executive team will be honored during an awards dinner at the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas on February 3, 2014. Full coverage of David Weekley Homes' business operations will be featured in the December issue of Professional Builder and on

"David Weekley Homes exemplifies the best attributes of builders everywhere," says Patrick O'Toole, editorial director and publisher of Professional Builder. "For a big company, the nation's 17th largest by volume, it remains very responsive to its customers. We feel it has nurtured a culture of hard work and generosity that will keep it on its current trajectory for many years."

"We are honored to once again receive this prestigious award," says David Weekley, Chairman of David Weekley Homes. "What makes this recognition even more special is that it is a tribute to our culture and our team members' relentless dedication to providing our customers with the highest standard of excellence, always doing the right thing and bringing our purpose of Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives to the forefront each and every day. We couldn't be more proud."

Professional Builder is published by SGC Horizon/Scranton Gillette Communications. For more information about the magazine and its Builder of the Year award, visit or contact Patrick O'Toole at; 847.954.7929.

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