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David Bodamer

Executive Director, Content & User Engagement

David Bodamer is Executive Director of Content & User Engagement for Waste360 and NREI. Bodamer joined Waste360 in January 2014. He has been with NREI since September 2011 and has been covering the commercial real estate sector since 1999 for Retail Traffic, Commercial Property News and Shopping Centers Today. He also previously worked for Civil Engineering magazine. His writings on real estate have also appeared in REP.and the Wall Street Journal’s online real estate news site. He has won multiple awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors and is a past finalist for a Jesse H. Neal Award.

Part 1: With Commercial Real Estate Seemingly at its Cyclical Peak, What Are REITs to Do? 2
Publicly-traded REITs have enjoyed a robust recovery since the last recession. It’s a far cry from the days of plummeting stock prices, middling total returns and balance sheet woes.
Part 2: Preferred Sectors
Respondents were asked to rank what sectors would be at the top of their “buy” and “sell” list and were able to select up to three property types on each question.
Part 3: Healthy Balance Sheets
A majority of respondents indicated that they think REITs have been good at managing their balance sheets.
Part 4: REIT Joint Ventures
Those REITs that are more actively pursuing joint venture capital are generally in the mall, office or industrial sectors.
Part 5: REITs Have been Net Sellers
Overall, REITs have been net sellers in 2016.
Part 1: Office Sentiment Beginning to Turn?
Industry pros expect continued improvement in the office sector.
Part 2: Keeping the Deal Flow Going
Respondents think further cap rate compression is unlikely in the office sector.
Part 3: Urban vs. Suburban
Respondents were also asked about the outlook for CBD office properties in comparison to suburban complexes.
Part 4: No Worries on Overbuilding
Survey respondents said the level of development is about right for the office sector.
Part 5: Taking Space
Respondents remain bullish on the outlook for office occupancies.
Part 1: Net Advantage
Sentiment among investors, developers and other players in the net lease sector remains positive.
Part 2: Challenges and Opportunities
As part of the survey, we asked respondents to write about what they saw as the biggest changes in the space from 12 months ago.
Part 3: The Rise of Medical Office
In terms of those property types, respondents ranked medical office/healthcare as having the best outlook.
Part 4: The Wal-Mart Effect
Recent data suggests that the Walmart Neighborhood Market chain is driving down cap rates on net-leased big-box stores.
Part 1: Overview
Exclusive NREI research shows industrial real estate pros remain bullish on the prospects for their sector.
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