The John Henry Homes Story

Top Home Builder Serving Greater Cincinnati and NKY For Over 25 Years!

For over 30 years John Henry Homes has been delivering exceptional semi-custom new homes in Greater Cincinnati. John Henry Homes was founded by second generation builders Jon (JOHN) and H Joshua Blatt (HENRY) with a vision of offering quality homes, flexible designs and superior service. Today, John Henry Homes is the premier midsized builder in Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area, ranked yearly as one of the largest Tri-State home builders by the Business Courier. With a family tradition that dates back over 60 years, John Henry Homes has earned a reputation for standing behind its product.


Home Builder Awards winner

John Henry Homes has received many awards for its innovative designs and merchandising, including the coveted President’s Award from the Homebuilders Association of Greater Cincinnati.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition


Extreme Makeover Build In 2006 John Henry Homes was selected by ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to build a house in just 96 hours for a family in need; one of only 40 builders in the country to be selected by this popular show. The team at John Henry Homes overcame the worst weather conditions in the shows history and delivered the Hassel family their dream home ahead of schedule. The employees of John Henry Homes, along with its vendors and sub-contractors donated hundreds of hours to make this dream a reality. The memories and good will that came from participating in the show will forever be a part of John Henry Homes.

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About Jon and Josh Blatt

Jon and Josh Blatt grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. Josh graduated from the Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, followed by a Law Degree from Salmon P. Chase College of Law. Jon graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado, followed by a MBA from the University of Cincinnati.

Josh and Jon are very involved in the homebuilding industry and the Home Builder’s Association of Greater Cincinnati; Jon served on the Board of Directors for 8 years and Josh served as its President. The Blatt’s believe that it is important that we have strong community. Both are actively involved in making Cincinnati a better place to live.

Jon lives with his wife Gina, and twin daughters Jillian and Leah and son Sam. Josh lives with his wife, Chrissie, and his children, Sarah, Ethan and Ella. Both Jon and Josh reside in John Henry built homes in Greater Cincinnati.