Perry Homes Ranked Ninth on Houston Chronicle 100’s List of Top Private Companies

Perry Homes Ranked Ninth on Houston Chronicle 100’s List of Top Private Companies

No. 9 Private: Perry Homes Seeks to Expand to Accommodate Increasing New-Home Demand

Houston Chronicle
June 19, 2021
By Jim Magill, Correspondent

One of the many changes wrought by the coronavirus pandemic has been redefining the concept of “home” as residences doubled or tripled as home offices and makeshift remote-learning classrooms.

The trends brought on by the pandemic played to the strengths of Perry Homes, which ranked ninth on the Chronicle 100’s list of top private companies. In 2020, the company saw strong growth in both unit sales and margins in all of its markets across Texas, particularly in Austin and San Antonio, said Kathy Britton, CEO of the Houston-based homebuilder.

“We build homes for families, not just houses,” Britton said.

Perry was founded more than 50 years ago by Britton’s father, Bob. The company, which operates in 80 communities across four major markets in Texas, has built more than 55,000 homes, gaining a reputation as “move-up” builder that offers new home designs with bigger living areas, flexible spaces and more amenities.

As was the case with other companies across the construction industries, Perry had its share of pandemic-related disruptions, including material and labor shortages. In addition to dealing with supply-chain issues, Perry faced pandemic-related lockdowns, which forced the company to adapt to an online selling platform.

Its sales team offered enhanced virtual tours and interactive floor plans, accessible to would-be home buyers from any smartphone, computer or tablet.

Britton said she expects Perry Homes to continue to grow in 2021, with the company seeking to fill a number of open field and office positions in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Perry is particularly focused on hiring additional construction managers in all its markets.

With corporate relocations and rock-bottom mortgage rates, the demand for move-in-ready homes is exceeding the supply, with builders such as Perry Homes struggling to keep up.

“We continue to see record-setting sales and growth across all of our markets,” Britton said. “We expect to see a sustained, high demand for new homes as families are spending more time at home than ever before.”

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About Perry Homes


Perry Homes is the largest woman-owned homebuilder and has established a Tradition of Excellence in homebuilding over the past 57 years. Family-owned and operated since the company’s inception in 1967, Perry Homes is committed to building quality, superior homes while providing first-class customer service before, during and after the construction of every Perry home. The homebuilder has earned a phenomenal reputation by evolving with the wants and needs of its 60,000+ customers, all while securing a 95% satisfaction rating*. With more than 450 new home designs, buyers will find a robust selection of quality standard features and design options in every Perry home that radiate elegance and sophistication, including soaring ceilings, gorgeous walls of windows, open concepts, and flexible spaces to fit any lifestyle. Perry Homes offers a variety of timeless and modern architectural concepts in over 100+ of the most sought-after communities throughout Austin, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Perry Homes | Britton Homes is led by Executive Chair Kathy Perry Britton and Chief Executive Officer Todd Chachere. For more information, please visit www.perryhomes.com

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* Since 2016, over 95% of homeowners who completed our New Homeowner Survey have rated their overall satisfaction as “Satisfied” or “Very Satisfied.” We send a New Homeowner Survey to the primary customer contact for every home between 30 and 60 days after closing.