Our History

  1. 1980: Jayman Homes Calgary

    Jayman Homes successfully launches in a declining market by introducing innovative, affordable designs and products not available in the new housing market.

  2. 1983: Jayman Homes Edmonton

    Jayman takes its unique brand of customer inspired products to the Edmonton market.

    1983: Wen-Di Interiors

    Breaking the cookie cutter mold, Jayman introduces distinctive design elements such as angled walls, vaulted ceilings and brass inlays, allowing the customer to showcase their own style regardless of budget.

  3. 1984: Distinct Designs

    Breaking the cookie cutter mold, Jayman introduces distinctive design elements such as angled walls, vaulted ceilings and brass inlays, allowing the customer to showcase their own style regardless of budget.

  4. 1985: Jayman Realty

    Jayman Realty begins to assist prospective new home buyers in freeing up equity in their existing homes and avoid moving twice with planned possession schedules.

  5. 1998: FAST Management

    Among the first homebuilders to utilize technology effectively, Jayman’s FAST Management tool streamlines the estimating, purchasing and scheduling processes, lowering costs for customers. It also enhances the homebuying experience allowing customers to monitor the status of their home build.

    1998: Jayman University

    While technological advances are amazing, a company is only as good as the people in it. Jayman University brings an unparalleled level of consistent education to the Jayman team and therefore to our buyers.

  6. 2000: Smart 2000 Home

    Jayman’s commitment to building a better home leads to a collaboration with SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) to push the envelope in home design. The design, build and testing of the Smart 2000 home makes it possible for the integration of many technologies in the homebuilding process into standard production models.

    2000: Jayman Financial

    Jayman Financial was launches, providing personal mortgage solutions to assist homeowners in receiving the best financing choices possible.

  7. 2001: Innovations by Jayman

    Innovations by Jayman launches to provide entry level homes that maximize both style as well as substance. The technology and techniques developed over the company’s history allowed Innovations to build a quality product on a budget without sacrificing the aspects that made owners’ homes unique.

  8. 2002: StyleMagic Design Centre Calgary

    Jayman brings all of our suppliers into one convenient location, creating the StyleMagic Design Centre. This massive complex contains an incredible variety of appliances, flooring, fixtures and more, all in one convenient location.

  9. 2003: Built Green

    As a strong advocate of energy efficiency and environmental awareness Jayman BUILT spearheads the concept of Built Green in Alberta. Promoting and researching an environmentally-friendly approach to home building, this program focuses on market education, builder training, energy efficient practices, lowered environmental impact and improved air quality. Jayman has been an active member since its inception and all of our homes are built to meet or exceed Built Green standards.

    2003: BuildPro

    Jayman’s BuildPro program makes it possible to digitally manage suppliers and trades. This results in a more efficient process, lowering costs for consumers and ensuring even tighter construction schedules.

  10. 2004: Aspire Condo Living

    In response to consumer requests, Jayman launches a multi-family division, Aspire Condo Living.

  11. 2005: MasterTrak

    The combination of FAST management, BuildPro and SupplyPro all in one comprehensive system results in MasterTrak. This provides lowered costs, guaranteed construction dates, fixed start dates and limitless project management aspects.

    2005: Online Pricing

    In the early phases of website development, online pricing is explored to allow customers the opportunity to navigate their own homebuying experience.

    2005: Quantum Performance

    Jayman’s evolution of the Built Green initiative expands into the Quantum Performance program. The latest in technology and cutting-edge research is used to increase energy efficiency and improve air quality.

  12. 2008: StyleMagic Centre Edmonton

    Jayman brings the convenience of the StyleMagic Design Centre experience to their entire customer base, recreating this environment in the Edmonton market. This facility is designed to improve the convenience of choosing your finishing details by eliminating the need to visit outside suppliers.

  13. 2011: Online Warranty Program

    Jayman BUILT coordinates all warranty information into a private, online portal for each customer. This provides convenience and easy access to the warranty information for each element of your home.

  14. 2014: SmartHome

    Jayman BUILT introduces home automation options, which allow customers to control all of their most important devices from one central smart device.

  15. 2016: Unification Of Divisions And Brand Relaunch

    The consolidation of the Innovations and MasterBUILT divisions offers brand new models, pricing and core performance specifications.

  16. 2017: Westman Village

    Resort style living comes to Calgary with Westman Village on Lake Mahogany. Discover this unique style of multi-generational living at westmanvillage.com

Jayman In the Community

From corporate social responsibility to community investment, contributions to the community through financial support as well as in-kind contributions to industry are an important part of Jayman activities. Discover more about the organizations and activities we’re proud to support.



Jayman is a company of pioneers, leaders and constant learners who are committed to pursuing the best way forward. Fascinated by the "how, what and why" of home building, our leadership team strives to embody the values of our founder, Al Westman, and bring his signature passion, curiosity and drive to work every day.

Meet our executive team.


Jayman BUILT is one of Western Canada's industry leaders, and Alberta's largest homebuilder. For our customers, this means unparalleled quality and choice. For our staff, this means a work environment filled with opportunity and growth.

Find out more about current opportunities.

Awards and Recognition

We are proud to have received over 120 awards over our 37 years in business. Recognized by industry and customers alike, our awards demonstrate our longevity in the industry and homeowner satisfaction.

Learn more about our award-winning approach.