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Remembering and Honoring Ralph Drees

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ralph Drees, former CEO, President and Chairman of the Board for Drees Homes. Ralph was instrumental in the development of The Drees Company, taking over for his father and founder Theodore Drees.

Buh-bye, classic kitchen design: Homeowners seek bold colors and patterns

Kitchens have long served as the quintessential gathering space in the home, but kitchen design has evolved as day-to-day life has changed in the wake of the pandemic. Now more than ever, versatility and functionality are key components of kitchen design.

Homeowner Spotlight: Meet the Davies Family

The Davies family has moved more than most do in a lifetime. In fact, they have moved 15 times over the last 20 years and have built six of those homes. Drees Custom Homes has been a trusted partner along the way, building the family's last three homes through our Build on Your Lot program. Read their story ...

Drees partners with Instagram sensation to design a room for a deserving military family

Drees partnered with a developer and woodworking star Sam Ryan to design a home office for military family Mary and Erik Tue. Read their story ...

Technology and Energy Innovations

Don't just build. Build smart. From home technology to energy efficiency, our proprietary DreeSmart Innovations are incorporated into each home we build. Learn about DreeSmart.

Building Your Dream Home

Planning and building your Drees custom home should be fun, not stressful. With more than 90 years of home building experience, we can help you with that. Let us guide you. We know the way. Find out what you can expect.

Drees Design Centers

You can select all the materials for finishing your custom home in a single location. With the help of our Design Consultants, your custom home soon becomes a reality. Check out our Design Centers.


Since 1928, Drees Homes has been committed to exceptional home building having crafted over 65,000 new homes in 10 metropolitan areas. Allow us to tailor your new home to your family’s unique lifestyle. Start your building journey today with Drees.