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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.

Simplify back to school with these interior spaces

Back to school is just around the corner, and although we can't help pick out folders and notebooks, Drees homes are outfitted to make homework time simple, assembling lunches a breeze and getting the kids out the door a little less of a chore.

Homeowner Spotlight: Meet Marcello and Tamika

You'd never guess it, but Marcello and Tamika are empty nesters. The couple rented for two years before they fell in love with their amenity-rich community and selected Drees to build a home that was perfect for two. 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.