JDS Homes has built
40 homes, averaging 3 to 5 homes per year and the average home
construction duration is 9 to 14 months. JDS Homes will build
on your property or choose from one of ours.
Jim Slesser's custom building experience began
with Portfolio Homes, the custom home subsidiary of the Hassinger
Company. There, Jim built homes priced from $500,000 to $1.5 million.
In running this respected subsidiary, which averaged $7 - $10
million in sales each year, he found himself embroiled in every
aspect of new home construction, from finding appropriate land
for building sites, designing and redesigning homes, to hiring
and supervising subcontractors, and employing project controls
to ensure quality.
In 1991, Jim Slesser started JDS Homes. The
first large project was the Courtyards of Hinsdale. The designs
found great acceptance. In addition to being a success with the
home-buying public, it also received a Gold Key award from the
Home Builder Association of Greater Chicago and was featured in
Donna Slesser has brought the excitement and
energy of a professional shopper to the customer selection process.
She works directly with the customer and interior designers with
the personal choices throughout the construction process. The
choices available for even the smallest details like cabinet knobs,
is overwhelming. Donna has the sources and experience to give
you the choices that fit your style and budget.
Keith Zagroab has been Field Supervisor since 1994. Keith is very hands on and visits every construction site daily to monitor progress. Keith also directs all construction operations and assists in decision making with our customers.