D. R. Horton
|Traded as||NYSE: DHI
S&P 500 Component
|Headquarters||Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.|
|Key people||Donald R. Horton, Founder and Chairman
Donald J. Tomnitz, CEO and President
D. R. Horton is the largest residential house builder in the United States based on its 18,890 houses sold and posted a profit of $956 million in the 12 months that ended Sept. 30, 2012. Founded in 1978 by Donald R. Horton in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, D. R. Horton is ranked as the largest house builder by units closed in the United States since 2002. The company has its headquarters in the D. R. Horton Tower in Downtown Fort Worth, Texas.
D. R. Horton builds single-detached dwellings in 71 markets, in 26 states by partnering with large real estate brokers such as New Home Source and Marketplace Homes, LLC. It employs 3,000 workers nationwide. The official slogan of D. R. Horton is "America's Builder", rooted in the fact that the company occupies the top slot among America's largest house builders. The national headquarters of D. R. Horton are located in downtown Fort Worth, Texas, where the company occupies the D. R. Horton Tower, a 38-story skyscraper prominent on the Fort Worth skyline. The founder of D. R. Horton, Donald Ray Horton, continues to serve the company as chairman of the board of directors.
The company has been involved in a closely followed National Labor Relations Board case involving a mandatory arbitration agreement provision relating to the waiver of rights to bring a class or collective action to resolve employment disputes in D.R. Horton, Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board, No. 12-60031 (Dec. 3, 2013).
- BUILDER Online: Home Building News, Home Plans, Home Design Ideas and Building Products for Home Builders
- "Web Site Layout Regarding Corporate Governance." D. R. Horton. Retrieved on December 8, 2009.
- Sledz Jr., Henry W.; Schiff Hardin LLP (9 December 2013). "Fifth Circuit Overrules National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) D.R. Horton Decision". The National Law Review. Retrieved 13 December 2013.