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Builders >SPECIAL SECTION Top Home // Privately owned Gehan Homes strives to bring a personal touch to each of the many homes it builds throughout Texas. >GEHAN HOMES Where the Heart Is UNDERSTANDING THE NEEDS OF HOMEBUYERS AND FOCUSING ON CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT ARE THE HALLMARKS OF TEXAS’ GEHAN HOMES. BY E R I C S L AC K A privately owned company, Gehan Homes strives to bring a personal touch to building new homes. The company has a presence in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio and surrounding communities. It is comfortable building small communities and large master-----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] Gehan Homes www.gehanhomes.com HQ: Dallas Employees: 200 Revenue: $200 million Specialty: Construction of new homes -------------------------------------------------------------- planned developments, having maintained a size that allows it to provide diversity and craftsmanship while still understanding each buyer’s home ownership needs. “We’ve done land development since we began the company,” Gehan says. “Having an adequate lot supply is important to homebuilders. There are times when it is beneficial for us to develop our own properties. We’re fortunate to have good sources of financing.” Earning Respect The company is known for award-winning design that uses space creatively and thoughtfully. It employs only highly Investing in a home is often seen as a cornerstone of the American dream. In Texas, Gehan Homes has for decades been building and selling stylish new homes that are competitively priced and fit the individual needs of the company’s buyers. “We have about 50 model homes around the state and use conventional and sophisticated means to bring traffic into those sites,” CEO Tim Gehan says. “People find us, and we do a good portion of our business through realtors. In Texas, a lot of homebuyer decisions are driven by the quality of school district, and we evaluate that to be sure our properties are in desirable communities.” 184 MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM SPRING 2012 http://www.MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM

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Management Today - Spring 2012
Contents
Millionaire Mega Toys
Power Words
Marketing Strategy
Wisdom Era
Mammoet
Mid-America Real Estate Group
The HT Group
Supply Chain
Carvajal Empaques
Graham Partners
Carley Foundry
Cotter Bros. Corp.
SMS Siemag
Allied Alloys
Albiasa Corp.
Columbus McKinnon
4 Guys Fire Trucks
Metalcraft of Mayville
MMIC Global
Printpack
Tom James
PhotoMedex
US Pole Inc.
Kaivac Cleaning
Playworld Systems
Global Mergers
ADA Environmental Solutions
Bacardi
Kalahari Resorts
Genghis Grill
NewMark Merrill Companies
Overstock.com
Rose Pest Solutions
Westgate Resorts
Marquis Alliance Energy Group
Ross Video
Daniels Electronics
Chatters Canada Ltd.
Metro Paper Industries
Special Section: Aviation
Honolulu International Airport
Edwards Jet Center
Greenpoint Technologies
Special Section: Peru Focus
Peruplast
Zip-Pak South America
La Viga S.A.
Special Section: Top Home Builders
Gehan Homes
Ole South Properties
The Warmington Group
Forino Corp.
Special Section: Most Promising Companies
Virtual Instruments
RGB Networks
Salient Federal Solutions
Ad Index
Last Look

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