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Episode 63: How To Get A Loan From Home With Dan Gorczycki

After more than a year of uncertainty for businesses, being able to access and apply for mortgages and loans from home is more beneficial than ever.

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Dan Gorczycki with True Rate Services. Dan discusses how modern technology changes how you can apply for and find a quote for mortgages or loans quickly and effectively from home. He dives into how the pandemic has changed what people need and how that will translate into the future of mortgages and loans.

Dan and David discuss:

  • How they leverage online tools as mortgage and sales brokerage firm
  • The role of technology in modern mortgage lending
  • The importance of relationships when asking for a loan
  • What technology means for the future of mortgages and loans
  • And more

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About Our Guest:

Dan Gorczycki is the Managing Director of True Rate Services, a pioneering debt placement marketplace that optimizes the lending experience by creating true markets in real time. True Rate launches with a number of the top lenders in the United States as partners on their platform, creating a vibrant marketplace for debt. The marketplace is agnostic and creates markets in bridge lending, agency lending, insurance company lending and other institutional debt sources. Parent company Olive Tree Holdings is a real estate investment firm that combines Big Data, Analytics and Deep Fundamental Research in order to identify, acquire and improve assets in dynamic markets throughout the United States.


Episode 62: Breaking Down the Seniors Housing Industry for 2021 with Beth Burnham Mace

Understanding the current situation for seniors housing affects everyone on different levels, whether you realize it or not. The seniors housing industry reflects how many other industries are doing, and is heavily affected by the state of the economy. 

In this episode, David Bodamer sits down with Beth Burnham Mace, chief economist and director of outreach at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), to discuss the current situation of senior housing in the US, and their predictions for the 2022 year.  

David and Beth discuss:

  • An outlook at the seniors housing industry for 2021 and 2022
  • What the slow growth rate in seniors housing means for the future 
  • What the market for REITS looks like currently and the capital they have
  • How COVID has affected the seniors housing situation
  • And more


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About Our Guest:

Beth Burnham Mace is the Chief Economist and Director of Outreach at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). Prior to joining the staff at NIC, she served as a member of the NIC Board of Directors for seven years and chaired NIC’s Research Committee. Ms. Mace was also a Director at AEW Capital Management and worked in the AEW Research Group for 17 years. Prior to joining AEW in 1997, Ms. Mace spent ten years at Standard & Poor’s DRI/McGraw-Hill as the Director of the Regional Information Service. She also worked as a Regional Economist at Crocker Bank, the National Commission on Air Quality, the Brookings Institution and Boston Edison.

Ms. Mace is a member of the National Association of Business Economists (NABE), the Urban Land Institute (ULI), ULI’s Senior Housing Council and New England Women in Real Estate (NEWIRE/CREW). In 2020, she was inaugurated into the McKnight’s Women of Distinction Hall of Honor. In 2014, she was appointed a fellow at the Homer Hoyt Institute and was awarded the title of a “Woman of Influence” in commercial real estate by Real Estate Forum Magazine and Globe Street. Ms. Mace is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College (B.A.) and the University of California (M.S.). She has also earned The Certified Business Economist™ title (CBE) from the National Association of Business Economists (NABE). Ms. Mace is often cited in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Seniors Housing Business, Seniors Housing News and McKnight’s Senior Living and has a bi-monthly column in the National Real Estate Investor.

Episode 61 – A Look Into the 2021 Scoring Tech Talent Report With Colin Yasukochi

During 2021, the importance of technology has become more apparent than ever. Understanding the technology industry can really help business professionals to not only make better decisions for their company, but also stay on top of advancements and new products.   

In this episode, David Bodamer speaks with Colin Yasukochi, executive director of CBRE Tech Insight Center, about the 2021 Scoring Tech Talent report. The report is a labor market analysis focusing on 50 US and Canadian markets,  and targeted to technology workers across all industries.

David and Colin discuss:

  • A brief history and explanation of what the report is 
  • The best places to run your business, looking at both high-quality and low-cost options 
  • Some major changes in the industry, such as the increase in job availability in some surprising areas 
  • How the pandemic has affected the industry
  • A close look at diversity distribution in the industry and who is currently being underrepresented 
  • And more


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About Our Guest:

Colin Yasukochi, for over 20 years, has specialized in strategic research and advisory services for commercial real estate, providing insight that reveals opportunities and guides decision making. He currently serves as CBRE’s Executive Director of its newly formed Tech Insights Center, based in San Francisco, CA.

Backed by Colin’s leadership, the CBRE Tech Insights Center provides thoughtful real estate perspectives on the ever-evolving tech sector in the United States. As a pioneer in tech industry research in commercial real estate, Colin has been the lead author of CBRE’s tech-focused thought leadership pieces—including Scoring Tech Talent and Tech-30.

Colin has a distinct perspective of the business and is recognized as a leading real estate market expert through years of experience in analyzing market trends and economics.

Episode 60: The Changing World of Distribution with Chad Buch and George Cutro

As e-commerce continues to change the way we live our day-to-day lives, there have been some major impacts in the world of transportation and distribution that could affect you in ways you have never considered.

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Chad Buch and George Cutro, JLL researchers, as they discuss areas within the industrial world you might not think about such as cold storage, truck terminals and transloading, and how they are currently changing and adapting to the technology-based world we live in today. 

Chad and George discuss:

  • How the pandemic has affected distribution and increased demand for more advanced and adaptable delivery systems throughout the world
  • What transloading is and why it works 
  • New delivery developments such as 15-minute grocery delivery services in New York City
  • Emerging niche markets and how they are creating competition for major big-box distributors
  • And more

Please visit www.us.jll.com to access more JLL research reports.


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Episode 59 – What Financial Advisors Should Know About REITs? With Abby McCarthy

Investing in REITs can help diversify an investor’s portfolio, which can decrease overall portfolio risk. 

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Abby McCarthy, senior vice president of investment affairs with Nareit, as they talk about what financial advisors should know about investing in REITs. 

Abby discusses:

  • The common misconceptions and big questions financial advisors often have about REITs 
  • The proper allocations for REITs within overall investment portfolios
  • What Nareit’s strategy looks like when it comes to educating advisors and investors on the sector
  • And more


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About Our Guest:

Abby McCarthy is the vice president of investment affairs with Nareit. Within Abby;s role, she develops research that can be used within the investor market. Abby creates educational materials that can be shared with investors to understand the current investing environment.

Episode 58 – Net Lease Investing: What’s Trending? –– With Randy Blankstein

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Randy Blankstein, president of The Boulder Group, a boutique investment real estate service firm specializing in single tenant net lease properties.  David and Randy discuss everything from the effects of COVID on the industry to the potential change in how 1031 exchanges will be taxed and what industry pros are doing to communicate with lawmakers in Washington.

You will learn:

  • How the net lease investment market weathered the storm during the pandemic and proved its mettle as a stable asset class
  • What sub-sectors within the net lease world are proving to be the most popular
  • How the sector has evolved as more types of investors have moved into the space
  • Why the proposed tax reforms from the Biden administration would mean a seismic shift for the sector and what industry pros are doing to try and help shape any legislation that emerges
  • And more!

Tune in to discover what one of the leading authorities in the nation has to say about the net lease sector of commercial real estate.

Resources: Wealth Management Real Estate | The Boulder Group | Randy Blankstein LinkedIn | Ryan

Episode 57 – Institutional Investments: Current Updates & Future Growth Potential –– With Dori Nolan

With the rollout of vaccines and the end of lockdown orders in several states, the economy is beginning to recover – which means new opportunities for institutional investors.

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Dori Nolan, senior vice president of National Client Services at Berkadia to talk about a recent merger that led to the formation of Berkadia Institutional Solutions, Powered by Moran. This new merger is dedicated to providing exceptional service and resources to institutional investors. Dori also shares her expert insights into the latest trends and updates in the real estate market.

You will learn:

  • How a shift in lifestyle preferences has impacted the demand in real estate markets
  • Why institutional investors need to focus their efforts on ESG investing
  • The importance of strategic planning and building client relationships, instead of being merely transaction-based
  • Ways in which technology can help you with data mining and making informed decisions
  • And more!

Tune in to discover what Berkadia Institutional Solutions, Powered by Moran, has in store for institutional investors in the real estate market!

Resources: Wealth Management Real Estate | Dori Nolan on LinkedIn | Berkadia | Ryan

Episode 56 – The Government as a Tenant –– with William Hill

In this episode, David Bodamer speaks with William Hill, vice-chairman of Federal Investor Services Group with Newmark in Washington D.C. David and William (Bill) discuss how the government as a tenant fared during the pandemic for investors in the commercial real estate market.

You will learn:

  • The role Newmark plays in the commercial real estate market
  • During the pandemic, how it has been having the government as a tenant versus another kind of occupier
  • Bill’s views on traditional office space needs as people return to work
  • What sort of implications does the governments potential jobs plan have on the demand for real estate going forward 
  • How does an investor approach this real estate space of having government as a tenant
  • And more!

Tune in now for the latest insights on CRE!

Resources: WealthManagement.com| Newmark | William L Hill Email

Episode 55 – The Time Is Now For Investing in Hotels –– With Carlos Rodriguez

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Carlos Rodriguez, CEO of Driftwood Capital, an umbrella company with three new funds for investors in the hotel sector. They take care of  everything from development, to acquisitions and even preferred equity.  The pandemic has been particularly hard on the hotel industry, so what does that mean for investors? Listen in and see that the future is bright and the time is now to invest in this sector.

You will learn:

  • What Driftwood Capital does within the hotel industry
  • How have the last few months changed Carlos’ outlook and Driftwood Capitals strategies in this space
  • In what ways has COVID-19 forced developers to adapt when creating group or conference spaces
  • Are outdated hotels still the future for multi-family living 
  • And more!

We are social beings and competition will drive people out on the road again. Tune in so you don’t miss your opportunity!

Resources: Wealth Management Real Estate| Carlos Rodriguez LinkedIn | Driftwood Capital

Episode 54: Results of the 2021 CRE Capital Raising Survey –– With Brandon Sedloff

In this episode, David Bodamer discusses the results of Juniper Squares 2021 CRE Capital Raising Survey with Brandon Sedloff, the founding senior vice president of sales.  Juniper Square is transforming the private funds industry with easy-to-use software and solutions that streamline fundraising, investment operations and investor reporting.

You will learn:

  • How Juniper Square is bringing CRE into the 21st century
  • Some of the highlevel takeaways from the Capital Raising Survey
  • As a CRE investor, how one learns about all the options and opportunities available
  • How out-sourcing can be the key component to success
  • And more!

Tune in now for the latest insights on CRE!

Resources: National Real Estate Investor  | Brandon Sedloff LinkedIn | Juniper Square Survey

Episode 53: Why the Opportunities in Real Estate Are Endless –– With Mark Rose

In this episode, David Bodamer speaks with Mark Rose, the CEO and chairman of Avison Young, a full-service commercial real estate company. Together, they discuss how this last year has provided the opportunity for not only Avison Young, but for the real estate industry as a whole to grow faster and further than ever before.

You will learn:

  • Mark’s predictions for what the future of the office will look like
  • Whether the adoptions of open-office floor plans will continue
  • What the transition back to working in an office will look like
  • How workplace culture plays a part in a company’s revenue and profits
  • Where the current opportunities are within the real estate industry
  • And more!

Tune in now for the latest insights on CRE!

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | Avison Young

Episode 52: Logistics is Location! Location! Location! –– With Melinda McLaughlin

In this episode, David Bodamer has an in-depth conversation with Melinda McLaughlin, the vice-president of research at Prologis, about how automation and the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted the global logistics chain.

You will learn:

  • What opportunities are available to someone who’s interested in investing in the logistics space
  • How the pandemic has brought awareness to shortfalls in the supply chain
  • Ways that customers’ use of supply chain and automation has fundamentally changed during COVID-19
  • The environmental benefits of e-commerce shopping versus brick-and-mortar shopping
  • And more!

Tune in now for the latest insights on CRE!

Resources: National Real Estate Investor  | Melinda McLaughlin on LinkedIn Prologis | Prologis Global Insights & Research

Episode 51: Enduring the Waiting Game: 2020 Retail Through the Eyes of a Transactional Broker –– With Tom Lagos

In this episode, David Bodamer is joined by Tom Lagos, an executive director with Institutional Property Advisors, an arm of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services. Tom has spent the last 27 years as a transactional broker, specializing in the area of shopping centers. Tom talks about how slow and dismal 2020 was for the retail sector considering that in-person meetings and walking the properties were no longer an option. But, as you will soon find out, the future of the retail property sector is starting to look bright again. 

You will learn:

  • What it has been like to try to close deals during COVID-19
  • How valuations fluctuated throughout 2020
  • Whether there are any motivated investors in the retail sector right now
  • Where retail might move to in 10 years if shopping centers are out of the equation
  • And more!

The rebound of brick and mortar is coming! Tune in to discover what the rebound will look like. 

Resources:  Wealth Management Real Estate| Tom Lagos on LinkedIn | Institutional Property Advisors

Episode 50: Why Single Family Rental Housing is Currently on the Rise –– With David Howard

In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer is joined by David Howard, the executive director at National Rental Home Council (NRHC), to discuss how the single family rental housing market is faring in early 2021.

Together, David and David discuss all the facets of single family rental housing, from who is investing in this market to which demographics are forcing this market to expand.

You will learn:

  • What the NRHC is and how they service the rental market
  • Who makes up the majority of U.S. landlords 
  • What the secret is to providing good customer service in this market
  • How technology is playing a role in the rental industry
  • And more!

We encourage you to listen in, whether you are the investor or the renter, because understanding where the industry is headed will help you make better decisions.


Wealth Management Real Estate| National Rental Home Council | David Howard on LinkedIn