John Ahlswede Named Development Partner of the Year

John_Steve_600x400Sun Country Builders is extremely proud to announce our president, John Ahlswede, was honored by the San Diego Housing Federation at their 2017 Ruby Awards event as Outstanding Development Partner. Since 1990, the San Diego Housing Federation has worked to ensure that all San Diegans, regardless of income, have a chance at a safe, stable and affordable place to call home. The annual Ruby Awards is the county’s largest affordable housing industry recognition event honoring the best people, projects, and achievements during the past year.

Nominees for the prestigious Outstanding Development Partner award exemplify what it means to be a partner who provided outstanding support on an affordable housing development. With a career that spans three decades building affordable housing, John brings a high level of expertise and skill to his work. Moreover, combined with his collaborative approach and flexibility in partnerships, he has made Sun Country Builders the “go-to” General Contractor for our affordable housing developments.

John is deeply grateful to have been named Development Partner of the Year 2017 San Diego Housing Federation Ruby Awards and thanks in particular the three clients who together submitted the nomination, Community HousingWorks, San Diego Interfaith Housing Foundation, and Wakeland Housing & Development for the confidence they have placed in Sun Country Builders, and thanks also all of Sun Country’s clients, colleagues, and friends from the past 35 years of building and rehabilitating affordable housing.

Thousands of homes constructed, thousands of families housed.


John Ahlswede pictured with SDHF Executive Director Steve Russell at the 2017 Ruby Awards