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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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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 49: The Middle Market CRE Investment Opportunity – – With Sam Isaacson



In this episode of Common Area, David Bodamer talks to Sam Isaacson, president of Walker & Dunlop Investment Partners (WDIP) about the opportunities the firm sees in assets worth less than $100 million across most property types.

WDIP is commercial real estate investment firm now comprised of 31 investment professionals who manage approximately $1.2 billion.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How WDIP defines middle market assets, how they source deals and what sectors they are targeting in 2021 and how its using technology and data to develop insights into what assets to acquire.
  • How the firm is looking at small business bankruptcies and small business formation and how it is impacting the firm’s investment strategy.
  • Why the firm is looking at opportunistic and value-add strategies in the new future.
  • What the broader political landscape and Democratic control of the presidency and both houses of Congress might mean for the sector.
  • And more!

Tune in now for the latest insights!

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | Walker & Dunlop IP


Episode 48: Reasons Why Cities Survive Pandemics –– With Matt Pestronk



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer talks with Matt Pestronk, president and co-founder of Post Brothers: an industry leading multi-family development company that focuses on Class “A” apartment buildings in Philadelphia.

The two discuss ground-level insights into the multi-family sector, how it has fared throughout 2020, and what can be expected in 2021.  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Whether this pandemic has damaged commercial real estate in the city
  • Which types of businesses are looking to re-open with an office environment
  • Which apartment-sizes are in-demand right now and which ones are remaining vacant
  • Matt’s intriguing thoughts on how to correct the affordable housing issue in America
  • And more!

Tune in now for the latest insights on CRE (and remember, cities are cities for a reason)!

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | Post Brothers

 


Episode 47 – 2020’s Lessons Learned in Senior Housing –– With Beth Burnham Mace



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer is joined by Beth Burnham Mace, the chief economist and director of capital markets outreach at the National Investment Center for Senior Housing and Care (NIC): A non-profit organization that provides options and support for senior housing and care by bringing capital into the industry. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What has made some sectors more resilient than others during this pandemic
  • The best ways for an investor to secure financing
  • Whether seniors are even moving into housing right now
  • Whether COVID-19 has changed the operational thought process in senior care
  • And more!

Listen in and hear how the senior living sector plans to bounce back and thrive in post-COVID-19 era!

Resources: National Real Estate Investor | National Investment Center for Senior Housing and Care


Episode 46: Highlights From CBRE’s Market Outlook 2021 –– With Richard Barkham



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer discusses the recent report published by CBRE, CBRE Market Outlook 2021, with the CBRE’s Chief Global Economist and Head of America’s Research, Richard Barkham. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What real estate’s recovery looks like for 2021
  • How much the outcome of the presidential election will affect this sector
  • What the return to office scenario will look like in 2021
  • How CBRE’s projections for 2021 in the various real estate types will be affected by the large numbers of people who’ve left big cities for a suburban lifestyle
  • And more!

Tune in now to get all the highlights from the CBRE Market Outlook 2021 report!

Resources:  

National Real Estate Investor | CBRE | CBRE Market Outlook 2021


Episode 45 – A Shelter in the Storm: How the Hospitality Industry Is Enduring 2020



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer is joined by David Duncan, the president and CEO of First Hospitality: a company that not only strives to provide the very best for their guests but their employees as well.

Together, they discuss how the hospitality industry is staying afloat in the midst of a global pandemic and national civil unrest.  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Where David Duncan sees the hospitality sector heading in the next six to 12 months.
  • How the sector has weathered the storm of dropoffs in business, convention and leisure travel and which types of hotels have fared the best amid the COVID-19 crisis.
  • What lessons can be learned from previous down cycles in the hotel sector about when investors may want to strike on acquisitions.
  • The importance of the diversity and inclusion at First Hospitality and in the lodging sector more broadly
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn how First Hospitality is setting the pace in hospitality during 2020!

Resources: National Real Estate Investor | First Hospitality


Episode 44: Is the Office Dead?



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer is joined by Joe Brady, the CEO of the Americas for The Instant Group. 

David and Joe discuss whether workers in the knowledge economy will ever make a full return to the office, the rise of suburban flexible office spaces, and how corporate real estate leaders are re-imagining the design of the traditional office space. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How COVID-19 has fueled a drive toward autonomy –– and how we see this played out in worker and consumer behaviors
  • Key takeaways that The Instant Group gleaned from CRE leaders across four continents
  • Whether there is still a demand for brick and mortar with the rise in technology
  • Different ways to approach office design and employee attendance
  • And more!

Tune in now to consider what the future might hold for the modern office. 

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | The Instant Group


Episode 43: A Window of Opportunity For Great Leadership During COVID-19



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer talks to Brian Ward, CEO of Trimont Real Estate Advisors, about how COVID-19 has disrupted the commercial real estate (CRE) industry in 2020. 

They also discuss what opportunities have opened up for leaders, despite the pandemic’s unfortunate impact on several key sectors.  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What issues have unfolded across CRE property types, from January until now
  • How retail and hospitality have been rocked by COVID-19
  • How COVID-19 factors into the acceleration of technology 
  • What the data is showing for multifamily market
  • What trends investors should watch for
  • And more!

Tune in now for the latest insights on CRE!

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | Trimont


Episode 42 – Highlights from the CBRE 2020 Scoring Tech Talent Report –– With Colin Yasukochi and Lexi Russell



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer is joined by Colin Yasukochi, the executive director of CBRE Tech Insight Center, and Lexi Russell, the director of research and analysis at CBRE.  

Today, they cover the highlights from CBRE’s Scoring Tech Talent Report, discussing what impact tech talent is having on the real estate industry.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Key trends from the Scoring Tech Talent Report
  • Where CBRE gathers data from for this report
  • As a real estate investor, why you should pay attention to this report
  • How COVID-19 has affected tech talent collaboration efforts
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear about tech talent and its growth –– and why you should pay attention to it.

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | CBRE 2020 Scoring Tech Talent 


Episode 41: Efforts to Achieve Gender Parity in the CRE Industry Are Far From Complete –– With Wendy Mann



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer has a timely conversation with Wendy Mann, CEO of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network. Wendy shares how for over 30 years, CREW has been working with women from all walks of life to help them have successful and meaningful careers in commercial real estate. 

 In this episode, you will learn:

  • About CREW Network and how they’re educating the industry to become a more equal environment for all 
  • About the encouraging and eye-opening findings from the 2020 CREW Benchmark study
  • Whether millennials will face the same blockades as their predecessors
  • What can and should be done to recognize wage gaps between men and women
  • And more!

Tune in now for this timely conversation –– it’s time to take action for gender parity and greater diversity in commercial real estate.

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | CREW Network | 2020 CREW Benchmark Study


Episode 40 – 2020 Midyear Outlook



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer shares highlights from the CBRE’s midyear market report, including many of the topics from the articles within the NREI 2020 Midyear Update.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The highest in-demand CRE space for 2020
  • How mall landlords will utilize the vacant space left by stores closing 
  • The projections for the office sector
  • Whether there will still be a need for off-campus student housing in light of COVID-19
  • And more!

Tune in now for your CBRE midyear update!

Resources: National Real Estate Investor | CBRE’s Midyear Market Report | NREI 2020 Midyear Outlook

 


Episode 39: How Malls Are Being Used for More Than Just Shopping



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer speaks with Lou Conforti, CEO of Washington Prime Group (WPG). WPG is a retail REIT and a recognized leader in the ownership, management, acquisition, and development of retail properties. Lou talks about what he and the WPG team are doing to help their tenants continue operating their retail businesses during COVID-19.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Washington Prime Group is assisting their tenants during COVID-19
  • Ways that Lou is helping tenants strike a delicate balance between physical space and e-commerce
  • How WPG differentiates itself from other open-air retail centers
  • Creative ways that WPG is using open-air spaces in their assets
  • And more!

Tune in to hear how WPG is collaborating with retail tenants to pivot during the pandemic. 

Resources:   NREI Newsletter | National Real Estate Investor | Washington Prime Group


Episode 38: Real Estate Management and Diversity



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer is joined by IREM President Cheryl Gray. They examine how the commercial real estate industry has been having conversations about underrepresented groups for some time now, but in today’s atmosphere, people want to stop talking and start doing.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How the recent rise in protests against racism is leading to to a renewed push in industries to improve diversity and inclusion efforts
  • The obstacles that have faced members of oppressed communities in the past
  • The benefits of having diverse teams
  • How IREM is working to make property management a career of choice
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear how IREM is working to broaden their pool of future employees, find new ways of recruitment, and cultivate from within.

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | IREM


Episode 37: Trends in Logistics Real Estate During COVID-19



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer is joined by Chris Caton, the senior vice president of global strategy and analytics at Prologis. They discuss how the world’s logistical supply chain of the essential industries has outperformed during this lockdown period and where logistics real estate is heading for the foreseeable future.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Key takeaways that Prologis has seen from being exposed to the effects of the pandemic since the early stages 
  • How the role of e-commerce is changing in the industry
  • Whether the locations of logistics real estate development will change now that more people are working from home
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn about logistics real estate and how it’s keeping the supply chain moving.

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | Prologis


Episode 36: How COVID-19 is Changing the Real Estate Landscape



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer talks to Adam Gower, the founder of Gowercrowd, a crowdfunding resource for real estate developers. Together, they discuss why it’s time for investors to consider distressed real estate, examples of adaptive reuse on commercial properties, and other ways that COVID-19 is shaking up commercial real estate. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Gowercrowd is helping its clients during COVID-19
  • Why now is the time to be looking for distressed real estate opportunities
  • Why June 1st is an important date for the real estate market
  • Why working remotely does not have to mean working from home
  • And more!

Tune in for insight into how COVID-19 is changing the commercial real estate market. 

Resources: NREI Newsletter

National Real Estate Investor | Gowercrowd


Episode 35: How the Education Sector is Coping With COVID-19



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer speaks with Kevin Wayer, CEO of brokerage firm JLL’s Public Sector and Higher Education group.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How JLL finds efficiencies with managing properties and facilities, such as universities
  • Whether it takes a certain type of real estate investor to invest in these types of properties
  • How the sector has been impacted by COVID-19
  • And more!

Tune in now for a glimpse into this seldom-discussed and unique area of the real estate market.

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | JLL 


Episode 34: Diagnosing the Medical Office Space During COVID-19



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer is recording safely from his Brooklyn home, as his guest, Bob Atkins of Atkins Companies, dials in from New Jersey. Bob is here to discuss how the medical office space is holding up during this crisis and how he sees it emerging once the pandemic is over.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What changes have been made to Atkins properties
  • How the Atkins tenants have been affected by COVID-19 and how they’re adapting
  • Whether there are still deals to be made in the industry
  • Where Bob sees the future of medical office space heading
  • And more!

Tune in now to consider whether medical office space will become the new craze in retail space.

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | Atkins Companies

 


Episode 33: The Status of Commercial Lending and Borrowing During COVID-19



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer is recording safely from his home and has a guest on the line: Charles Krawitz, vice president and head of commercial lending at Alliant Credit Union. Charles is here to discuss how the lockdown is affecting commercial borrowers.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What (if any) deals are happening right now
  • In which areas government funding could be more elevated
  • What to consider before purchasing a distressed property
  • How businesses are faring in their transition to working from home 
  • And more!

Tune in now to get a lender’s perspective on this pandemic in the commercial real estate space.

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | Alliant Credit Union


Episode 32 – COVID-19’s Impact on the Commercial Real Estate Market



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer speaks with Adam Hooper, the founder and CEO of RealCrowd. RealCrowd is a digital marketplace for real estate managers that are looking to raise capital from accredited investors. Together, they discuss the impact that COVID-19 is having on commercial real estate –– an industry that was in a fairly strong position prior to the pandemic.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • At what point the commercial real estate markets will start to feel the effects of this pandemic and how far-reaching those effects will be
  • Ways the government is assisting the CRE industry and whether it will be enough
  • What the future might hold for the office-space sector
  • And more!

Tune in now to get the latest scoop on how CRE is faring during this unprecedented time.

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | RealCrowd

 


NREI Common Area – Episode 31 COVID-19 Update: Some REITs are Getting Hammered, Others are Well In-Demand



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer is recording safely from home to bring you updates on how the real estate industry is responding to the COVID-19 situation, who is thriving, and who is struggling.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Which sectors of the market are struggling and which ones are in need of human power to keep the supply chain moving
  • How the government is working to support businesses
  • David’s advice to anyone who is considering investing in real estate right now
  • And more!

Tune in now to get the latest updates on how REITs are faring in the midst of COVID-19.

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor | COVID-19 CRE Industry Resource Centre


NREI Common Area – Episode 30 – Will the REIT Markets Hold Strong in 2020?



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer interviews Calvin Schnure, Nareit’s senior vice president of research and economic analysis, about the various REIT markets, how they finished in 2019, and where he predicts they are headed for 2020.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Which REIT sector finished the strongest in 2019
  • How COVID-19 will affect the REIT space
  • What a “ghost kitchen” is
  • Why REITs can be an important part of your portfolio 
  • And more!

Tune in now to get the latest updates on REITs!

Resources:

National Real Estate Investor 


NREI Common Area – Episode 29 – AKS Capital Partners Acquired by Walker & Dunlop



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer speaks with Adam Schwartz, the senior managing director at Walker & Dunlop, about Walker & Dunlop’s recent acquisition of AKS Capital Partners, a New York City-based capital markets advisory shop. Adam and his three partners had only begun AKS Capital Partners in the summer of 2019, but their knowledge and expertise quickly made them a sought-after commodity in the capital markets space. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Adam made his way to Walker & Dunlop
  • Why Adam believes it made sense to sell AKS to Walker & Dunlop
  • Why communication is the key to Walker & Dunlop’s success
  • What impact new rent regulation will have on multifamily lending
  • And more!

Tune in now to get the scoop on Walker & Dunlop’s recent acquisition of AKS Capital Partners

Resources:

National Real Estate Investor 

Links to more stories:

Walker & Dunlop Acquires AKS Capital Partners


NREI Common Area – Episode 28 – Mega-Merger: Simon Property Group to Buy Taubman Centers



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer discusses the recent mega-merger between Simon Property Group and Taubman Centers. David explores the early days of the retail mall industry, which began with these two retail real-estate giants, to uncover what finally brought these two rivals together. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What events led to the REIT revolution
  • About the conflictual past relationship between Simon Property Group and Taubman Centers
  • Insights into why both companies agreed to this merge
  • What Simon Property Group is doing to help struggling retailers
  • And more!

Tune in now to get the backstory behind this mega-merger! 

Resources:

National Real Estate Investor 

Links to more stories:

Breaking Down Simon’s Bet on Taubman

Book Review: A Pioneer’s Tale

 


NREI Common Area – Episode 27: How the Grocer Consolidation Will Impact Shopping Center Landlords



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer discusses how grocery stores are evolving to meet consumers’ ever-changing shopping habits, why consolidation is inevitable, and how these changes will impact shopping center landlords.  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How grocery chains are evolving to accommodate changes in consumer habits
  • Why smaller stores are at risk of being snatched up by the national players and larger chains 
  • Why consolidation can be positive for landlords
  • And more!

What does all of this mean for grocers and landlords going forward? Tune in to find out!

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

Read the full story:

Grocer Consolidation Is Expected to Continue. How Will It Impact Shopping Center Landlords?


NREI Common Area – Episode 26: What Does the CRE Industry Think About Trump’s Performance?



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer shares results from NREI’s new survey, which gauges how the CRE industry views President Donald Trump on the heels of impeachment. And to keep this all in context — the respondents commented on events that took place at the end of 2019, not the president’s most recent actions.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why NREI decided to conduct a survey about this particular president
  • How President Trump rates according to the CRE industry
  • How respondents view the impeachment proceedings and whether they believe Trump should be removed from office
  • What percentage of respondents approved and disapproved of Trump’s overall legislative agenda
  • And more!

What is the CRE industry’s sentiments on President Trump? Tune in to find out!

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

Read the full story:

Despite Impeachment, President Trump Retains Slight Support from CRE Pros


NREI Common Area – Episode 25: Industries Top Stories for CRE of 2019



In the final episode of Common Area Podcast for 2019, David Bodamer recaps the commercial real estate industry’s biggest stories of the year. Get ready for an episode that’s full of notable and newsworthy 2019 topics, like the implosion of WeWork and the shakeout in the retail space caused by the shift to direct-to-consumer sales.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • About WeWork’s current state of affairs
  • How the direct-to-consumer trend has affected the industrial sector
  • A new meaning of “diversification” for commercial investors
  • About the different manifestations of diversification in 2019
  • And more!

Tune in now to get the top CRE stories of 2019!

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

 


NREI Common Area – Episode 23 – NREI Research Series: Light at the End of the Tunnel for the Retail Sector



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer uncovers the findings from their annual research into the retail sector. Retail has had quite a year with chains closing or restructuring under bankruptcy. Will there finally be light at the end of the tunnel for this struggling sector? You’re about to find out.  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How sentiment has changed in regards to investors’ plans to buy, hold, or sell in this sector
  • How respondents’ predictions about cap rates have shifted significantly
  • What the most popular retail investment is
  • Whether or not tenant sentiment has improved since last year
  • Where rent rates are heading for 2020
  • And more!

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

Resources:

National Real Estate Investor 

Links to more stories:

Exclusive Research: Light at the End of the Tunnel?


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 Common Area – Episode 21 – Hot Stories of the Week: October 25, 2019



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer talks about the news that made headlines this week, including the latest update on Sears, recent research from Hodes Weill, and a Cornell University report showing a rise in target allocations. David also shares news from the Boston area on the lab space market, and whether it is it signalling a downturn ahead.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Ongoing issues for Sears through bailout and bankruptcy
  • Where large pension funds are investing their money
  • Recent stats showing that lab space markets’ could be signalling a recession
  • And more!

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

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

 

Read the full stories:

Sears is Out of Bankruptcy. Can It Survive?

Institutions Continue to Raise Real Estate Allocations in 2019

Does Negative Absorption in One of the Nation’s Largest Lab Space Markets Signal an Oncoming Downturn?

The Market Is Still Not Seeing Enough Affordable and Workforce Housing

Investors Are Still Going After Student Housing Properties

 


NREI Common Area – Episode 20 – Hot Stories of the Week: October 18, 2019



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer discusses Nestpick’s list of the world’s best cities for Generation Z, what RCA’s research is showing for the slowdown of CRE acquisitions by foreign investors, and lastly what questions California’s new rent control law is posing for multifamily investors. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Which city Nestpick ranked highest for Generation Z 
  • The surprising metrics that Nestpick used to score each city
  • Which countries top the list for being active investors in the U.S. CRE market
  • Possible reasons why foreign investors have slowed down on CRE acquisitions
  • The new rent control law’s pros and cons for investors and renters 
  • And more!

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

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

Read the full stories:

The World’s Top Cities for Generation Z

Foreign Investors Slow CRE Acquisition Activity

California’s New Rent Control Law Poses Questions for Multifamily Investors

U.S. Retail Construction Levels Remain Well Below Pre-Recession Levels

How Can Commercial Real Estate Players Decide Which Proptech Products Are Worth Their Time and Money?

REITs Are a ‘Dangerous’ Hedge, Says CIO of Kairos Investment Management

Takeaways from the 2019 CRETech Conference


NREI Common Area – Episode 18 – Hot Stories of the Week: October 4, 2019



In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer shares highlights from new NREI exclusive research that examines the evolving hospitality sector. As well, he discusses the record-setting surge in investments in real estate tech companies and what is on the horizon for Austin’s CRE market.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How the rise home-sharing apps, like  Airbnb, is affecting the hospitality market
  • What landlords, developers, and property managers need to focus on when selecting smart home products to attract tenants
  • How the economic boom in Austin is attributing to its growth in the commercial real estate sector
  • And more!

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

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

Read the full stories:

Exclusive Research: Navigating an Evolving Hospitality Sector

Global Proptech Investment hits Record High in First Half of 2019

The Outlook for Austin CRE Remains Blazing Bright

Mall Investment Sales Volume Is Down, But Investors Are More Willing to Buy Lower-Tier Assets

Maximizing LIHTC Investments: Understanding Nuances Can Determine Profit

Black Creek CEO Raj Dhanda Talks About Why It Still Makes Sense to Buy Industrial Assets

 


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 

Read the full stories:

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 

Read the full stories:

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 13 – NREI Research Series: Seniors Housing Market Study, August 30, 2019



Today, co-host Aric Johnson asks David Bodamer the question we all want an answer to but are afraid to ask: Why did we change the name of this podcast from Weekender to Common Area? After David shares the answer, they go on to discuss the data from NREI’s latest research study on the seniors housing market.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The major takeaways from this year’s research
  • Has there been a shift in the sentiment from previous surveys?
  • How respondents view construction as it affects the senior market 
  • What people are thinking about occupancy rates

Tune in to hear the latest findings from this year’s On Solid Ground study as part of the NREI Research Series.

Resources: National Real Estate Investors  |  Senior Housing Market Study