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Chesmar Homes to break ground on GHBA Benefit home

February 17, 2019 GMT

Chesmar Homes will be breaking ground this month on their sixth Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA), Benefit home on a lot in NorthGrove. Toll Brothers, the developer of the community, donated the homesite. Dozens of Chesmar’s loyal vendors will be among the guests that also include staff, GHBA leadership, representatives from the two beneficiaries of the project, HomeAid Houston and Operation Finally Home and the team from Toll Brothers.

Chesmar began their involvement with the Benefit Homes Project as a builder that donated construction management for five different homes over several years. The company has also chaired the Benefit Homes Project for a total of six years. This year they are building their 2,746-square-foot Mesquite plan that is a two-story design featuring four bedrooms with a fifth bedroom/study option, three full baths, walk-in closets, a game room, an island kitchen and a two-story open family room off the kitchen.


NorthGrove is located off FM 2978 in Magnolia, in southern Montgomery County. The community is conveniently located within proximity to The Woodlands while offering a more intimate small town feel. It is also convinient to major employers, shopping centers, al fresco dining and cultural centers.

The community has more than 200 acres of preserved green space, hike and bike trails, natural waterscapes, outdoor gathering spaces, three community lakes and a 7.5-acre recreation center called The Retreat. This center gets its name for the 9,400-square-foot clubhouse that is a contemporary lodge design and features numerous amenities.

“We are thrilled to be working again with Chesmar Homes,” said John Williams, president of GHBA. “Their generosity is legendary within the cities they build, and Houston has certainly benefitted greatly by their contributions. This upcoming groundbreaking begins a new opportunity to give back to the local community.”

Hundreds of GHBA members have participated in the Benefit Homes Project throughout its history. Two to three homes are built with donated materials, labor, services and time. The Benefit Homes Project has raised $11 million since it began.

The construction and then sale of Chesmar’s Mesquite plan will ensure that homeless men, women, children and veterans will have a safe, stable environment to begin rebuilding their lives. It also means that wounded veterans and their families will own a home that is constructed to meet their needs.

For more information on the Benefit Homes Project or the Greater Houston Builders Association, visit www.ghba.org or call 281-970-8970.