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NREI Common Area – Episode 17 – Hot Stories of the Week: September 27, 2019



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer shares highlights from the current NREI exclusive research series that unveils trends in brokerage firms. As well, he brings you updates on how foreign investors are emerging in the multifamily sector, what industrial investors are doing to the national cap rate, and new opportunities that are in store for self-storage developers.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What trends are emerging within brokerage firms
  • Which type of firm brokers prefer to work at 
  • Who the top foreign investors are in the multifamily sector 
  • Where the industrial investors are looking in search of higher yields
  • Updates on self-storage developers finding a use for spaces made vacant by retail store closings
  • And more!

Tune in now to get your dose of this week’s top stories!

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

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Exclusive Research: State of the Unions

Foreign Investors Ramp Up Multifamily Acquisitions

Industrial Investors Drive Cap Rates Lower in Secondary and Tertiary Markets

Empty Big-Box Stores Offer an Opportunity for Self-Storage Developers


NREI Common Area – Episode 16 – Hot Stories of the Week: September 20, 2019



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer and co-host Aric Johnson discuss updates from the stories that we’ve been following for the last few weeks. Get the latest news about the Feds cutting interest rates, WeWork postponing their IPO, and online stores moving to brick-and-mortar spaces.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How the Fed’s interest rate cuts could affect CRE investors
  • Why WeWork is still not ready to go public
  • What is driving popular online retailers to open physical stores
  • And more!

Tune in now to get your dose of this week’s top stories!

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

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Federal Reserve to Return to Stimulus Pump

Subscription-Based Retailers Getting in on Physical Store Action

WeWork Mulls Governance Changes to Save IPO

PREA Survey Continues to Show Expectations of Moderating Growth, but Sentiment Ticked Up from the Second Quarter

Are California CRE Investors Going to the Midwest in Search of Higher Yields?

Multifamily Investors, Spooked by Tougher Laws, Are Pushing Cap Rates Higher in Markets with Rent Control

Does the Spike in Net Lease Office Acquisitions Signal Waning Confidence in Economy?


NREI Common Area – Episode 15 – Hot Stories of the Week: September 13, 2019



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer and co-host Aric Johnson discuss highlights from the top stories of this past week. Find out the key takeaways from the NIC Fall 2019 Conference, the latest buzz on WeWork’s IPO, an update on 2019 YTD investment sales figures, and how rising construction costs are disrupting multifamily financing.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • That there is a substantial private-pay seniors housing and care market currently not being served
  • Whether WeWork is the global leader in the co-working and flexible office space that they claim to be
  • About staying cautious while keeping an eye on the slowdown in the commercial real estate sector
  • Why lenders are hesitant to keep pace with the rising costs of construction

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Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

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Five Takeaways From NIC Fall 2019 Conference

WeWork Mulls Governance Changes to Save IPO

Signs of Caution Creeped into the Investment Sales Market in the Second Quarter

Lenders Won’t Cover Rising Construction Costs on Multifamily Projects


NREI Weekender – Episode 11 – Hot Stories of the Week: August 16, 2019



In this episode of the NREI Weekender Podcast, by Informa, NREIOnline.com, David Bodamer highlights the hot stories of the week. David and co-host Aric Johnson discuss top stories around the correlation between the macro-economic backdrop of the Fed dropping rates and the real estate industry, including office vacancy rates, the state of regional malls, why college graduates are moving home, and the cost of living across the country.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Which cities are among the top 10 metros for highest office space absorption
  • Why more Gen Z-ers are moving back home after college
  • How PREIT is balancing growing property income with ensuring tenants aren’t rent-burdened
  • Which U.S. cities have the highest and lowest living costs
  • And more!

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Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

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U.S. Office Vacancy Lowest in 18 Years, Despite Lots of New Construction

More Than Half of College Graduates Are Moving in with Parents, Instead of Renting, Survey Finds

PREIT’s Joe Coradino Weighs in on the State of Regional Malls

The Cities with the Lowest (and Highest) Living Costs

 

 


NREI Weekender – Episode 10 – Hot Stories of the Week: August 9, 2019



In this episode of the NREI Weekender Podcast, by Informa, NREIOnline.com, David Bodamer highlights the hot stories of the week. David and co-host Aric Johnson discuss top stories around the retail market, from mega-malls to old favorites like Barneys New York and dollar stores.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Is the American Dream mega-mall coming to fruition after 20 years?
  • Why you shouldn’t think of it as a mall, but more like a tourist attraction
  • Why luxury department stores are not immune to high rents and slowing sales
  • Why dollar stores are so attractive to investors and shoppers
  • And more!

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Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

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Can the American Dream Mega-Mall Succeed in a Changing Retail World

What We Know About Barney’s Bankruptcy and Store Closing Plans

Dollar Stores Remain in Demand with Net Lease Investors

Publicly-Traded REITs Tap Equity Markets for Cash


NREI Weekender – Episode 9 – Hot Stories of the Week: August 2, 2019



In this episode of the NREI Weekender Podcast, by Informa, NREIOnline.com, David Bodamer highlights the hot stories of the week. David and co-host Aric Johnson talk about the trends happening in the multi-family sector, retail sector loans, and an update on the “hot” self-storage sector.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How labor shortage is affecting rent prices
  • Why we can expect to see an expansion of garden-style apartments in the ‘burbs
  • Why lenders and investors are wary of retail-backed CMBS loans 
  • Which class of self-storage properties is most appealing to investors
  • And more!

Tune in now to get your dose of this week’s top stories!

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

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Construction Labour Shortages are Forcing Rent Growth at Class-A Apartment Buildings

Garden-Style Apartment Projects allow Developers to Expand in the Suburbs

CMBS Issuance Focuses on “Bulletproof” Retail Loans

Investors Continue to Pay Top Dollar for Self-Storage Assets