Who
We Are

Our Mission

We are a residential real estate development company focusing on the housing needs and wants of an ever-changing demographics by creating communities where our customers will “Love. Life. Here.”

Founding Principles

Westrum Development Company has 30 + Years of Residential Real Estate Development Experience and after three+ decades, Westrum’s founding principles still drive all aspects of the operation. Each Westrum project is designed, built, evaluated, and managed using the following indicators:

  • Quality Construction
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • On Time Delivery
  • On Budget Control

With these sound drivers in place, Westrum Development Company delivered nearly 5,000 homes and apartments throughout 100+ communities and has received dozens of industry accolades.

MIlestones

  • 1986

    John Westrum conceived Westrum Development Company in Bucknell Dorm

  • 1987

    John Westrum open Westrum Development Company for Business

  • 1987 - 2000

    Westrum grown to $100 M in annual sales

  • 2001

    Shifted focus to Urban Redevelopment by selling 3,000+ suburban lots to national home builder

  • 2002-2007

    Became the largest “for sale” market rate landholder/developer in Philadelphia

  • 2006

    Completed Proof-of-Concept Westrum Senior Living Community (Harleysville, PA)

  • 2007-2013

    Survived Great Recession/shifted focus from FOR SALE residential to MULTIFAMILY

  • 2015-2017

    Completed Proof-of-Concept Urban Lifestyle Apartments in Philadelphia

  • 2016

    Completed Proof-of-Concept Luxury Suburban Apartment community (LUXOR)

  • 2017

    Opened Westrum Property Management Division to Operate Urban/Suburban Multifamily Assets

  • 2017

    Completed “Next Generation” of Senior Living Community in West Chester, PA

  • 2013 - 2019

    Over 1800 multifamily units started in across three targeted brands

1986

John Westrum conceived Westrum Development Company in Bucknell Dorm

1987

John Westrum open Westrum Development Company for Business

1987 - 2000

Westrum grown to $100 M in annual sales

2001

Shifted focus to Urban Redevelopment by selling 3,000+ suburban lots to national home builder

2002-2007

Became the largest “for sale” market rate landholder/developer in Philadelphia

2006

Completed Proof-of-Concept Westrum Senior Living Community (Harleysville, PA)

2007-2013

Survived Great Recession/shifted focus from FOR SALE residential to MULTIFAMILY

2015-2017

Completed Proof-of-Concept Urban Lifestyle Apartments in Philadelphia

2016

Completed Proof-of-Concept Luxury Suburban Apartment community (LUXOR)

2017

Opened Westrum Property Management Division to Operate Urban/Suburban Multifamily Assets

2017

Completed “Next Generation” of Senior Living Community in West Chester, PA

2013 - 2019

Over 1800 multifamily units started in across three targeted brands

  • Completed
  • Current
  • Coming Soon

Where We Are

Westrum Development Company has extensive experience throughout the Mid-Atlantic region but by far the most concentrated of these areas is Philadelphia and its surrounding Counties.