In 1964, from a basement office in Potomac, Wormald Homes founder Bob Wormald (whose father-in-law built Bethesda’s Shops at Wildwood as vice president of construction for a local builder) established his new company on two strong pillars: Signature Design and Quality Construction. Now run by Bob’s three sons—Robert, Ed, and Ken—Wormald, in 2020, became the 120th largest home builder in the United States at $132 million in annual revenue, according to Professional Builder.
“Our rich history and deep roots in this area mean we are here to stay,” says Ken. “Homes our parents’ generation grew up in, in Bethesda are now in disrepair and obsolete in design; we are rebuilding them to create homes for the next generation of area families to thrive in.”
Wormald clients benefit from a fully vertically integrated company with extensive experience in construction management, long-term relationships with high-quality trades partners, award-winning design, quality materials and building methods, and the feel of a small family business with the volume buying power of a top 200 builder in the U.S.
Wormald new homes now selling in Bethesda include Wild Oak – a single family enclave on the top of Pook’s Hill, Quarry Springs – luxury elevator townhomes with rooftop terraces between Congressional and Burning Tree Country Clubs, and a collection of custom-designed homes in existing, highly sought after neighborhoods.
“It’s not the sticks and bricks that are exciting,” says Ken, “but the creation of spaces people LOVE to live in, where they can build memories for a lifetime.”
“It’s not the sticks and bricks that are exciting, but the creation of spaces people LOVE to live in, where they can build memories for a lifetime.”