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Episode 66: Finding CRE Deals Amid Uncertainty with Eric Birnbaum

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Eric Birnbaum, founder and CEO of Dreamscape Companies, a real estate investment firm specializing in acquiring and repositioning multifamily and hospitality properties. 

Eric shares his experience launching and building a new company during the pandemic, what kinds of deals they have pursued during the past two years and its plans for 2021. the firm. 

Eric discusses:

  • Why Dreamscape focuses on multifamily and hospitality properties and why it prefers opportunistic/value-add plays in gateway markets
  • How launching a firm just prior to the onset of the pandemic affected its rollout
  • How he has built and maintained relationships with limited partners over the years to provide a consistent source of capital
  • What Dreamscape’s approach to debt is in terms of levering deals and increasing returns
  • What the firm’s long-term investment strategy is for the properties it repositions


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