About Us

Our Story: A Tribute to the Late Herman Airst

Airst Real Estate Partners is dedicated to the late Herman Airst, a beloved father, father-in-law, grandfather and friend to many. He was a very successful real estate investor, developer, businessman and president of a respected non-profit organization for the community. Herman’s life story is very inspiring to us, as well as to many people we’ve been told. We’ll share his unique and special story to encourage you here later, or in News. Thank you, Herman, for showing us what really matters in life. And, for reminding us to stay hopeful for the future, resilient, and take action for positive change in the community. 

Airst Today

Real Estate, Lifestyle Experiences, and Giving Back to the Community

Airst Real Estate Partners is co-founded and currently led by the Airst Family.  For more about our leadership team, Randy Airst and Susan Stann Airst, see LinkedIn. Both Randy and Susan are experienced commercial real estate investors, developers, and C-Level management executives, as well as long-time husband and wife who met in law school. They are grateful for their family, co-worker teams, clients/customers, and investor alliances. Airst works together with curated partners, including financial, legal, tax, investment management professionals, architects, designers, artists, property and leasing managers, construction contractors, tradespeople, landscapers, and other team members in order to design, build/redevelop and effectively manage aesthetically-pleasing properties with a wide range of styles, designs and settings. We are committed to creating enlightening, interesting experiences. Real estate and experiences that are not only luxurious or upscale, pleasing to the senses, but also healthy, support our planet, and help prevent further climate change.

The past and present Airst family holds a 50+ year history in real estate development, investment, and management, originating from the late family real estate business founder, Herman Airst, and predecessor companies.  Airst is also the owner of various brands and business lines. The Airsts have invested in, developed, and managed properties in sectors including mixed-use, multifamily, single-family, retail, office, and industrial across North America, including new construction and major adaptive reuse projects.

Airst also works with hospitality, technology, and luxury lifestyle partners in order to offer special lifetime experiences which can be beneficial for health, educational, and intriguing for discerning and sophisticated tastes.

Lastly, Airst Giving includes various pay-it-forward initiatives such as the new Family Protection Council (FPC) and other community efforts.

We're committed to Smart real Estate Investment, Development and Management.