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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 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

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

Resources:  National Real Estate Investor 

Read the full stories:

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