Nels specializes in Residential, Land, Commercial, Multifamily, Farm / Ranch, Lease, Timeshare / Fractional.
I offer over forty years of experience in resort management, marketing, guest services, construction/construction management and real estate marketing, sales and development.
Beginning in 1970 in Colorado ski resorts as a Ski School Director, food and beverage concession owner and Director of Marketing for local/regional skier visits as well as destination skier charter programs. Also served as Director of Sales and Marketing for a very successful real estate sales program selling Fractional Interval Estates.
General Contractor for a period of eleven years specializing in all facets of residential and commercial construction including the acquisition and development of VA, FHA prior approved subdivisions, custom single family solar residences and commercial office and retail buildings. Successfully developed seven single-family residences in Telluride during 1995-2004.
Recruited as a Sales Executive in 1989 to join the sales staff for Doral Telluride Resort and Spa in Telluride, Colorado now known as the Peaks Resort and Spa. Successful as Top Producing Sales Agent during pre-opening sales programs. Promoted to President of company after two years. Opened general real estate brokerage in The Peaks in 1993, that has up to the present time produced over $50 million in the sales of penthouse condominiums at the hotel.
Recruited as a Sales Executive and Promoted to Vice President of Sales within three months for Franz Klammer Lodge Phase I membership program (July 1995 through June 1997). Responsible for organizing marketing, client generation, and sales organization. Successfully completed 275 membership sales with a volume of approximately $43 million.
Currently sole owner and managing broker of Peaks Real Estate Sotheby’s International Realty, a full-service real estate brokerage specializing in the marketing and sale of residential, commercial and development properties in Telluride, Colorado. Since its inception, the firm has grown to nearly 40 licensed sales professionals, support staff, & eight office locations responsible for over $400 million in property listings. Peaks Real Estate was awarded the renown Sotheby’s International Realty franchise in November of 2004. Professional Licenses include: Colorado Real Estate Broker, Airplane Single and Multi-engine Land.