Company History


John Wieland begins building in Atlanta using a Volkswagen Bug as his office and materials delivery truck. Over the next 40 years, his vision for creating special homes and neighborhoods makes his company, John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, the Southeast’s most awarded builder of luxury homes as it expands across 4 states and completes more than 30,000 new homes.

Photo courtesy of John Wieland


John Wieland is inducted into the Georgia Housing Hall of Fame and recognized by the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association with the Lewis Cenker Award for Lifetime Achievement.


John Wieland serves as Chair of the Advisory Council for Emory University’s Center for Ethics.


John Wieland serves as chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the first homebuilder ever to do so.


John Wieland in Builder Magazine

John Wieland is nationally recognized with the Hearthstone Builder Lifetime Public Service Award for his ongoing dedication to charitable and philanthropic efforts.

Photo by Emmett Martin for BUILDER Magazine


The JW Collection is formed as a one-of-a-kind collection of urban, walkable destination neighborhoods featuring individually detailed homes.



Construction begins at One Museum Place, John Wieland’s legacy project which features stunning luxury condominiums overlooking Peachtree Street directly across from the High Museum of Art in Midtown Atlanta. Its meticulous design, in partnership with the renowned Merrill Scogin Mack Elam Architects, earns an Award of Merit for Design Achievement from AIA Georgia.

Photo by Warren Bond


John’s legacy company, John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, is sold to Pulte Group and he devotes himself full-time to the refined architecture, thoughtful neighborhood design and detailed construction of JW Collection.


JW Collection completes construction in Woodstock Downtown, a landmark new urban neighborhood that helps to redefine Woodstock’s burgeoning downtown renaissance, and begins development at South on Main, its iconic new Woodstock destination.

Photo by Warren Bond


John Wieland marks his fiftieth year in homebuilding.