APARTMENT ConNeXTion Rental Guide was founded in 2002 in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Our plan was simple: Give renters available unit information in a convenient, well organized, side-by-side comparison format. Renters gravitated toward our rental marketing service, just like homebuyers gravitate toward the MLS®. Heavy renter use and appreciation of our rental marketing services created cost effective advertising value for rental owners.
APARTMENT ConNeXTion is a locally owned business dedicated the highest quality service for our communities. We created the best and most popular renter search experience. This gives owners the most effective connection to renters who want what they have to rent. Virtually every serious renter prospect uses apartmentconnextion to search for their next rental home. In every market we serve, the number of actively engaged online renters (average 13+ minutes visiting 12+ pages) exceeds the number of rental turnovers.
APARTMENT ConNeXTion provides a complete rental marketing service. We gather sufficient information from you to create the most effective marketing presentation for your rental. Over 13 years we have talked to thousands of renters and tracked responses to tens of thousands of monthly listings. We understand the renter decision process and know what information they want. Our listing display format, "walking tour" description, and interior photo array enhance the presentation of your rental. The renter gets a fair and accurate independent description in a convenient search and compare format. Renters who want what your rental offers connect with you.
Paul actively engages with every listing owner. He works to market their available rental homes in the most effectively and cost-efficiently.
Paul's 40 year career in real estate focused primarily on apartments. He analyzed, acquired, structured debt & equity financing for $500 million of real estate including 40 apartment communities totaling over 6,000 rental units of all types: new luxury construction, existing apartment complexes, and historic renovations.
Paul designed and implemented the rental marketing plans for individual apartment properties and overall portfolio. He conducted competitive market studies to set rents. His innovative individual unit pricing program significantly increased gross revenue and average occupancy term above typical "flat rate" pricing.
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Social Psychology, Finance
Real Estate (Urban Land Economics)
(Under the tutelage of renowned Professor James Graaskamp)
1970 - 1977
Author and editor of Zagat Survey: U.S. Hotels, Resorts & Spas published worldwide in annual editions. Toured hundreds of hotels. Developed the descriptive writing style that gave travelers a fair and accurate presentation of the destination, ambiance and amenities. The hotel guide became a highly successful companion to the Zagat Survey: Restaurant Guide publications. (The Zagat Survey business was acquired by Google in 2011.)
Susan also held Sales Director and General Manager positions over a 15-year period at several hotels including Hilton and Marriott branded properties.
Western Wisconsin Technical College - La Crosse
1971 - 1974
National Apartment Association
Wisconsin Apartment Association
Apartment Association of the La Crosse Area
Great River Apartment Association
Central Wisconsin Apartment Association
Chamber of Commerce La Crosse Area
Onalaska Area Business Association
La Crosse Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Better Business Bureau - A+ Rated Accredited Business