Muir Homes is one of the largest privately owned housebuilding companies of Scotland. Based in Inverkeithing, Fife, it is part of the J. W. Muir Group, one of the country's leading property development companies. It specialises in timber-framed construction of homes and flats.
John Muir, one of the richest men in Scotland, set up Muir Homes in 1973. A former joiner, he became Managing Director of Scothomes, part of Scottish Homes, before leaving to set up the company.
Muir Group's other business interests includes a golf course, commercial property and a timber company. In 2010, total staffing had reduced from a peak of 384 to 320 due to the recession.