The Weichert Family of Companies Launches Weichert Development Company

— Rich Casamento

Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of the Weichert Family of Companies, is pleased to introduce Weichert Development Company, a full-service, privately held residential and commercial real estate investment and development business based out of the organization’s corporate headquarters in Morris Plains, N.J.
As a full-service developer and investor, Weichert Development Company’s capabilities range from property site selection, acquisition and construction to financing, leasing, property management and maintenance. Weichert Development Company is founded on the principles of professional expertise, reputation and commitment to success, and will focus on urban development, adaptive reuse, ground-up development, redevelopment and asset repurposing.
Weichert Development Company will be led by industry expert and longtime Weichert executive John G. Udell. With more than 38 years of experience, accolades and accomplishments in real estate development, sales and leasing, Udell was most recently president of Weichert Commercial Brokerage, Inc., a position he held for more than 15 years.
Udell is actively involved with many professional industry organizations including the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA) and the Community Builders Association of New Jersey (CBA). He was the recipient of the 2004 Founders Award from the Community Builders Association, as well as the 2004/2005 NJBA Chairman Award for Legislature. A graduate of Johnson State College in Johnson, Vt., Udell was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame, and received the Outstanding Alumni Award in 2006.
“The Weichert Family of Companies is proud to officially launch Weichert Development Company within our organization, which has been providing real estate services since 1969,” said Weichert. “With the expertise of John Udell at the helm of this venture and our existing relationships with a variety of industry and municipal partners, we believe that Weichert Development Company will quickly achieve the same level of success as the other national and global real estate companies affiliated with Weichert.”
For more information about Weichert Development Company, please call (973) 490-8222 or visit For more information about the Weichert Family of Companies, or to find your local Weichert, Realtors office, please visit
Since 1969, the Weichert Family of Companies has grown from a single office into one of the nation’s leading providers of homeownership services by putting its customers first. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. Weichert leverages its customer website,, one of the most visited real estate websites in the nation, to help families and individuals realize the dream of homeownership through quick and easy access to listing information and the services of its real estate professionals nationwide. For more information, Weichert’s customer service center can be reached at 1-800-USA-SOLD.

Share This Story

Let's Connect

Are we a good fit?

Let’s talk about it. We promise no pressure, just useful information.