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Isis Investments, LP, President
Founded 1997– Present
K.G. Land Company, Executive Vice President
1989 – 1996
Russo Companies, Senior Vice President
Real Estate Professionals
Mr. Axelson has received national and international recognition for his thirty years of actively developing first class properties. His career has encompassed all aspects of development, acquisitions, dispositions, hotel management, and the asset management of institutional grade investment properties. He has developed projects on long-term lease parcels, air rights parcels, and created a unique “flying fee” concept for a mixed-use high-rise project in Manhattan. Mr. Axelson has developed hotel properties with a portfolio value in excess of$1,250,000,000. From 1989 through 1996, Mr. Axelson served as Executive Vice President for K.G. Land Company in Manhattan.
Responsible for luxury & upscale hotel property development, acquisitions and dispositions totaling over $1.2 billion in value, he also directed all asset management functions of a multi-billion dollar global portfolio of luxury, upscale and resort hotel properties. Prior to joining K.G. Land, Mr. Axelson was a Senior Vice President of the Russo Companies, where he was involved in the acquisition and development of investment grade properties nationwide.
In 1997, Axelson established Isis Investments, L.P. with partner, Robert H. Schultz, to provide hospitality real estate development, management and consulting services. The partnership develops large-scale real estate projects and conducts value-oriented acquisitions, principally hotels. Mr. Axelson earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of Texas (Austin).
Bachelor of Business
University of Texas at Austin