David Bodamer

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.

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 6, 2015)
Shares of Macerich Co. rose the most in three months after Simon buyout talk emerged, reports Bloomberg. Nasdaq reveals CBRE is in talks to buy the real estate division of Johnson Controls Inc. AEG made plans for a $500-million, 755-room hotel expansion at its L.A. Live complex, according to Los Angeles Times. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 3, 2015)
Westfield Corp. has entered into a $925 million joint venture with O’Connor Capital Partners on three regional shopping centers, reports The Desert Sun. "Real estate is doomed," claims Smarter Analyst. And crowdfunding for real estate is likely to jump to $2.57 billion worldwide this year, according to Bloomberg. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 2, 2015)
Blackstone plans to raise $15 billion for its new, global real estate fund, reports Bloomberg. Starwood Capital Group secured a $500 million loan to refinance 85 extended-stay hotels across the nation, according to The Real Deal. Over the past year, the increases in construction costs have outpaced inflation, noted Commercial Property Executive. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 25, 2015)
Cushman & Wakefield is going up for sale, reports the Wall Street Journal. Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay will form two real estate joint ventures in the U.S. and Canada, according to Reuters. Hines and Novak Bros. are developing The Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel and Conference Center in Georgetown, Texas, reports Commercial Property Executive. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 24, 2015)
Inman looks at challenges facing real estate crowdfunding. Pacific Business News reports that Japanese investors have been the top buyers of Hawaiian properties in 2014. An activist shareholder is urging TravelCenters of America to spin off its real estate, according to Bloomberg. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 19, 2015)
Anbang Insurance Group bought 717 Fifth Avenue from Blackstone for an undisclosed sum, reports Crain’s New York Business. Seeking Alpha looks at forces that may bring about the next real estate crash. Clinton Group Inc. and Campus Evolution Villages may be looking to take over student housing REIT Campus Crest Communities, according to Commercial Property Executive. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 18, 2015)
Silver Bay agreed to buy 2,460 single-family homes from The American Home for $263 million, reports Bloomberg. Apartment REITs could be facing the end of their outstanding returns run, notes The Wall Street Journal. This year will likely see a lot of office skyscrapers trading in downtown Dallas, predicts Dallas Business Journal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 17, 2015)
National Storage Affiliate plans a $100 million IPO, reports Inside Self-Storage. The Wall Street Journal reveals that Starwood CEO Frits van Paasschen has resigned from his post. Downtown Dallas saw more office leasing in 2014 than at any time since the 1980s, according to The Dallas Morning News. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 13, 2015)
CMBS delinquencies are on the decline, reports REIT.com. Forbes lists five cities likely to become the next Silicon Alley. The upcoming sale of the AON Center in Chicago could fetch $650 million, estimates Crain’s Chicago Business. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 12, 2015)
Blackstone purchased a 50 percent stake in a six-building New York office portfolio valued at $4 billion, reports The Wall Street Journal. Prologis agreed to pay $820 million for Morris Realty’s portfolio of warehouse, retail and land assets, according to StreetInsider.com. Colliers International is splitting off from Canadian parent FirstService Corp., notes Bloomberg. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 11, 2015)
Hilton Worldwide has struck a $1.76 billion deal for five hotels in Florida and San Francisco, reports Bloomberg. A Chinese real estate firm bought a development site in San Francisco for $296 million, according to Commercial Property Executive. Target’s Canadian landlords wants the chain to enter full bankruptcy there, reveals Chain Store Age. These are today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 10, 2015)
Starwood Hotels and Resorts plans to spin off a time-share REIT, reports The New York Times. Investor Corvex Management wants American Realty Capital Properties to dismiss its board of directors, according to Bloomberg. Real estate fund managers claim an interest rate hike will be only a short-term challenge for REITs, notes The Wall Street Journal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 9, 2015)
U.S. REIT stocks fell hard after the new jobs report increased belief the Fed will raise interest rates by the summer, reports Bloomberg. The CMBS market may be facing some challenges, according to the Commercial Observer. Business Insider lists the more than 1,700 RadioShack stores that will close by March 31. These are today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 30, 2015)
Institutional investors hit returns of 11.82 percent on commercial real estate holdings in 2014, reports The Wall Street Journal. Starwood struck a $1.12 billion deal to buy a portfolio of suburban office properties from Duke Realty, according to Bloomberg. The Street reviews the imminent IPO of a first-ever utility REIT. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 29, 2015)
Ivanhoe Cambridge bought a multifamily portfolio in San Francisco, reports IP Real Estate. Blackstone reported declines in its real estate business in the fourth quarter, according to The New York Times. H&M plans to open 400 stores in 2015, mostly in the U.S. and China, notes Chain Store Age. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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