Lisa Trosien of Apartment
Expert is one of IBS’s best-known authorities in the multifamily sector,
and her funny (and a bit sarcastic) speaking style always makes her sessions
well-attended events. We caught up with her a few weeks ago to ask a few
NAHB: What is
the one thing you are looking forward to the most while at IBS?
LISA: I always
love the trade show floor! There are always so many new and exciting things to
NAHB: What is
your favorite vacation spot?
with my family.
NAHB: You are
from Chicago. Do you have must-do items you recommend to out-of-town visitors?
are lots of places to see here, but for me, a visitor should never miss these
The Architectural Boat Tour, the Art Institute of Chicago
and a Chicago-style hot dog (Portillo’s is my favorite).
been a speaker for a while now. Do you have an embarrassing speaking story
you’d care to share?
LISA: I once
did a 90-minute keynote with my pants unzipped. I don’t know if anyone ever
noticed, but when I discovered it later on, it was quite embarrassing (and quite
NAHB: If you
were stranded on a deserted island, what are three items you’d want with you?
books and more books!
in three words or less, what is your prediction for multifamily in 2016?
Lisa will be presenting “From Empty-Nesters to Generation
Z: A Detailed Look at Today’s Diverse Mix of Renters” on Tuesday, January 19,
1:00 – 2:00 PM. You
can get all the session details here.