David Weekley Homes names National Preferred Partners

This year's top partners include 84 Lumber, Beacon, Builders FirstSource, L&W Supply, and SRS Distribution, among others.
David Weekley (center) and 84 Lumber's Billy Ball (second from right) along with representatives from both companies.
David Weekley (center) and 84 Lumber's Billy Ball (second from right) along with company representatives.

David Weekley Homes, one of the nation’s largest privately-held home builders, has recognized the winners of its 18th annual National Preferred Partner Survey. 

The award recognizes field and manufacturing partners that have consistently operated at world-class levels, as determined by the home builder’s supplier evaluation platform. This comprehensive process, anchored by the National Preferred Partner Survey, evaluates companies in the areas of quality and customer service.

“The home building industry has experienced a number of obstacles in the past two years,” said John Schiegg, vice president of supply chain for David Weekley Homes. “At David Weekley Homes, we’ve been able to continue providing a high-quality product to our customers thanks to our outstanding National Preferred Partners who provided their products and expertise and helped us combat supply challenges.”

David Weekley's National Preferred field partners include:

  • 84 Lumber Company
  • Beacon Building Products
  • Builders FirstSource
  • Builders’ Insulation
  • Eagle Point Solutions
  • Ferguson Enterprises    
  • HomeTeam Pest Defense
  • Installed Building Products
  • L&W Supply
  • Lanehart Electrical Contractors
  • MC Surfaces, Inc.
  • SRS Distribution

“In the best of times, having quality trade partners will have a significant impact on a homebuilder’s ability to deliver a high-quality product. This year, our Preferred National Partners including 84 Lumber have made a significant contribution to our success at David Weekley Homes,” Schiegg noted. “Our National Preferred Partners help to make our homebuyer’s dreams a reality. We are so thankful to 84 Lumber for a job well done.”

This was the third year in a row that 84 Lumber was recognized by the home builder. 

“The team at David Weekley Homes never falls short of doing an amazing job for all customers, and we are very grateful for their continued partnership,” said Billy Ball, national vice president of sales at 84 Lumber. “David Weekley Homes continues to focus on customer service and quality work, which pairs well with the values we have at 84 Lumber. We look forward to building with them for many years to come.”

Beacon, the Roofing and exterior building products distributor, has been honored four years in a row.

“David Weekley Homes trusts us as a partner that will consistently deliver for their customers, year after year. We are proud that our reliability saves them time, adds to efficiency gains, and helps them earn more business,” said Greg Bloom, vice president National Accounts at Beacon. “This recognition speaks to our hands-on approach to partnerships, allowing seamless execution in all market environments.”

A total of 138 companies were evaluated this year with only 17% achieving the designation of National Preferred Partner, David Weekley Homes said.

Recognized manufacturing partners include:

  • Blanco
  • Cosentino USA
  • DuPont
  • GAF
  • InSinkErator
  • James Hardie    
  • Johns Manville
  • Moen
  • Owens Corning
  • Seybro Door & Weatherstrip Co.
  • Simpson Strong-Tie
  • Uponor

The evaluation process involves a comprehensive system of feedback and discussion that enables David Weekley Homes to measure excellence among all established trade partners and their channel partners. 

Based in Houston, Texas and founded in 1976, David Weekley Homes operates in 19 cities across the United States. The home builder said it has closed more than 110,000 homes since the company’s inception.