HOUSTON, March 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FORTUNE magazine, one of the nations' foremost business publications, has once again recognized David Weekley Homes as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For®" in its annual rankings of employee culture and success.
"For the ninth time in our company's history, we are honored to be named to this year's list of 'Best Companies to Work For®' by FORTUNE," said David Weekley, chairman of David Weekley Homes. "It's our culture, and more importantly, our winning Weekley team and how we work together that makes this award-winning culture possible. We take our team members' happiness very seriously by providing them the opportunity to grow and thrive in their career to ensure both the company's success and our customers' satisfaction."
David Weekley Homes ranked 14 on FORTUNE's list, which was based on the company's evaluation of the policies and culture, and the opinions of the company's employees. David Weekley Homes employs more than 1,300 team members nationwide.
"We strive to create a challenging and fulfilling work environment for our team members throughout the company," Weekley said. "No matter if our team members work in our home office, out in the field or in any of our 19 division offices, we work hard to enhance lives beyond the walls of the workplace through our outreach efforts, generous 401(k) match and profit sharing, training opportunities and our Weekley Wellness program."
David Weekley's outreach program is set up on local levels in all 19 markets and is focused on donating time and money to a broad range of organizations to serve the needs of people in their surrounding communities. Fulfilling the company's Purpose of Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives.
Some typical outreach endeavors include Habitat for Humanity, Boy Scouts of America, National MS Society, YoungLife, Ronald McDonald House and Salvation Army.
"It makes me happy to be able to provide unique opportunities for us to make a positive impact in the lives of everyone we touch and in all the communities we build," Weekley said.
About David Weekley Homes
David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston and operates in 19 cities across the United States. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes "America's Best Builder," "National Housing Quality Award" and two-time recipient of "National Builder of the Year." Weekley has also appeared eight times on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list. Since inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 75,000 homes. For more information about David Weekley Homes, visit the company's website at www.davidweekleyhomes.com.
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