Haythem Dawlett

Haythem Dawlett is the Founder and Principal of Austin, Texas-based development companies, Legend Communities, the Dawlett Group and CH Marina & Drystack, LP.

Dawlett's experience in the industry spans over two decades, specializing in the development, construction and sales of single family residential, multi-family and associated commercial, self storage and marina projects in Texas, California and Colorado.

Whether for entry-level, move-up or high-end custom homes, as well as small to mid-size commercial projects, Dawlett has built a reputation for quality construction, unmatched service and critical attention to detail throughout the development process. He is personally invested in all elements of the project, from planning and development through the construction and marketing phases, resulting in over $1.8 billion in sales.

Dawlett is currently a development partner for several developments in Lakeway, Texas, including Rough Hollow and The Highlands at Lake Travis high-end master-planned communities, totaling 2,000 acres and offering lakefront and Hill Country views. Projects include The Villas at Rough Hollow, Water's Edge at Rough Hollow, the Rough Hollow Yacht Club & Marina, and Tuscan Village, an age-restricted community with upscale cottages, town homes and apartments.


Dawlett's development companies and projects have earned recognition from a number of well-regarded local and national industry associations including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Urban Land Institute (ULI), National Association of Home Builders and the City of Austin Green Builder Program.

Dawlett is highly active in the Central Texas community, with an emphasis on supporting Lake Travis civic, business, education and sports initiatives. His activities have contributed to the growth and enhancement of facilities and programs involving the Lake Travis Education Foundation, Lake Travis Elementary, Lake Travis High School, Lakeway Heritage Center and Lake Travis Library. Dawlett currently serves on the board of TexArts, and is involved with other non-profit organizations including Any Baby Can, A World for Children and Green Santa, among others.

He resides in Austin with his wife, Melissa, and two sons, Grant and Pierce.

Haythem Dawlett
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