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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 3: Development and Leasing Outlook
Outlook for occupancies remained virtually identical to our previous surveys.
Part 1: A Clean Outlook
Exclusive research shows that office real estate pros expect continued stability in the market.
Part 2: The City or the Burbs?
Respondents ranked CBD buildings and suburban properties as nearly equally attractive (51.1 percent for CBD and 48.9 percent for suburban).
Part 1: The Overall Outlook
While respondents to our survey indicated that there remains healthy appetite for net lease properties, the sentiment dampened slightly compared with 2016.
Part 2: Challenges and Opportunities
By far the change noted by most respondents was the interest rate environment. And some uncertainty about what lies ahead may be leading to a last spike in deals.
Part 3: Medical Offices, Drugstores Lead the Way
Much of the subdued trading of Rite Aid properties stems from the fact that Walgreens has not identified which Rite Aid stores it will divest of or close during the merger.
Part 1: Finance and Investment Trends
Many respondents expect continued improvements in occupancy rates and rents. But now, with interest rates on the rise, a majority of respondents for the first time in the survey’s history expect to see a rise in cap rates.
Part 2: Continuing to Build
How development trends are affecting the industrial real estate sector.
Part 3: The Leasing Front
Industrial real estate pros expect further gains in 2017.
Part 1: How HNWI Invest in CRE
Exclusive research from NREI’s survey on high-net-worth investors (HNWI) shows that these players still hold real estate in high regard.
Part 2: How to Reach HNWI 4
Respondents also pointed to the need to educate HNWI on some of the nuances of playing in the commercial real estate space.
Part 3: What Do HNWI Want from CRE?
While many respondents said that these factors have not changed in the past 12 months, others said they have seen some shifts.
Part 4: Drilling Down
Overall, two-thirds of respondents said multifamily is the property sector HNWI prefer.
Part 1: With Commercial Real Estate Seemingly at its Cyclical Peak, What Are REITs to Do?
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.
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