“We love building homes for a greater purpose and we want our customers to have the best possible home building experience.”

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Our Story


For more than four decades, Lee Wetherington Homes has strived to provide a singular, innovative homebuilding experience for discerning customers along the Suncoast. As a longtime locally owned and operated firm based in Sarasota, not only to excel on the leading edge of our industry but to exceed your expectations has been our priority spanning the over 4,000 homes we’ve designed and built. This has truly led Lee Wetherington Homes to establish a lasting legacy of remarkable durability, long record of dedicated community service and a customer experience unlike any other builder — one homeowner at a time.

“Lee Wetherington took what our dream was and turned it into a house for us. It wasn’t about what they built, it was about what we wanted.”

– Daniel and Diana Tremblay



Lee Wetherington Homes not only prides itself in focusing on our customers, but on our community as a whole. Our founder, Lee Wetherington, has shared the firm’s success with everyday people on the Suncoast for over four decades – including an initial $1 million gift in 2002 to establish the Lee Wetherington Foundation, administered by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, that focuses on impacting less-fortunate and disadvantaged youth. Since the early 1990s, Lee Wetherington Homes has both donated millions, and spearheaded and coordinated projects for Boys & Girls Clubs regionwide, Harvest House, the Sarasota County Library System, United Way and many other organizations that impact where we all enjoy life.



With Every Build

  • Over 300 awards from Parade of Homes of Sarasota and Manatee Counties
  • Named ‘Builder Member of the Year’ by the Sarasota Home Builders Association
  • Voted ‘Best Builder’ six times by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s Readers’ Choice
  • Named ‘Builder of the Year’ by the Manatee County Home Builders Association
  • Earned the University of Florida ‘Environmental Award’ for the Willow Bend Community
  • Named ‘Service Company of the Year for Excellence in Industry’ by the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
  • Given the ‘Resource Conservation Award’ by the Sarasota County & Conservation Committee