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NREI Common Area – Episode 22 – Will McDonald’s Grill up a New Real Estate Strategy?

In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer serves up one hot story that focuses on McDonald’s. Whenever you see its famous golden arches, you probably recognize this ubiquitous restaurant right away. You might also know that McDonald’s is more of a real estate company than they are a fast-food restaurant. But why is this subject making headlines again? You’re about to find out. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How deep the McDonald’s franchise is into real estate
  • Whether it would make sense to split the franchise into REIT and burger chain
  • The scoop on head office’s soaring profits due to the rent paid on franchised restaurants
  • And more!

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

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 


Links to more stories:

Under New Leadership, Will McDonald’s Grill Up A New Real Estate Strategy

Walgreens Boots is Exploring a Potential Take-Private Deal

25 Dynamic American Cities

Prologis to Buy Liberty Property in $9.7 Billion Stock Deal

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!

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

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

Read the full stories:

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