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Posted on Wednesday, 28 November 2018

An understanding that homebuilding is at heart a “people business” has been the catalyst for success for McGuyer Homebuilders, Inc. (MHI), which is now celebrating 30 years.

Launched in December 1988 by Frank McGuyer, the real estate veteran found quick success in the Houston market, delivering 100 homes in 1989, the first full year of operations. McGuyer launched not one, but two homebuilding brands — Plantation Homes with plans designed with first-time and second-time buyers in mind and Coventry Homes, which offers sophisticated homes for the move-up buyer.

“Coming off of the oil bust just a few years earlier and then launching in the midst of the savings and loan crisis was intimidating,” said McGuyer, MHI Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “But we listened to our buyers and responded quickly to their needs.”

And the market responded in kind, with MHI venturing into the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin markets...
Posted on Friday, 08 June 2018

Coventry Homes and Plantation Homes are greeting summer temperatures with the return of a cool incentive that is one of the builders’ most popular — the Beat the Heat sales event.

Through the limited-time promotion, the builders will prepay two years’ worth of electricity bills for people buying a new home from June 8 through July 31. The incentive is valid for all of the builders’ Houston-area communities and for buyers in Coventry Homes’ Build On Your Lot program.

“This is a program that we bring back year after year because it resonates with buyers,” said Paul Blackburn, region president for McGuyer Homebuilders, Inc., (MHI), parent company of Coventry Homes and Plantation Homes.

Both Plantation and Coventry build each home to the platinum-level standards of the stringent Environments for Living program, an initiative that exceeds the well-known Energy Star guidelines.

“We even offer a three-year...
Posted on Monday, 21 May 2018

(May 21, 2018) – McGuyer Homebuilders, Inc. (MHI) continues to be recognized as one of the largest homebuilders in the nation by BUILDER Magazine, climbing two notches on the 2018 Builder 100 list to No. 34.

The firm is parent company of Coventry Homes, Plantation Homes and Wilshire Homes.

The annual tally is based on data compiled via direct survey of the nation’s top builders. Rankings are determined by the total number of homes closed during the previous year. The Texas builder closed on 1,743 homes in 2017, a 15 percent increase over 2016.

“It’s an honor to be recognized again by this prestigious publication,” said Gary Tesch, MHI president. “This year we successfully expanded our offerings into some of the most prestigious developments in Texas, something we couldn’t have done without the support of our outstanding employees who ensure our homes are built to the highest...
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