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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 (November 11, 2015)
After months of speculation, McDonald’s Corp. decided against spinning off its real estate assets, reports Bloomberg. The potential expiration of the EB-5 program is causing a rift on strategy between urban developers, according to the Wall Street Journal. CNBS looks at two signs that the current up cycle may be near its end. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 10, 2015)
President of the Boston Fed is worried CRE prices are showing signs of a bubble, reports MarketWatch. Bloomberg looks at ways regulation can prevent financial crisis. Albertsons is bidding for 36 Haggen stores, according to Supermarket News. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 9, 2015)
Apollo Global Management opted to forego investment in Nick Schorsch’s AR Capital, reports Bloomberg. New York Post argues for the U.S. government to recapitalize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Crain’s New York Business looks at the dangers of construction in the city. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 6, 2015)
Norway’s Wealth Fund will likely triple its real estate investments by targeting assets in major cities, reports Bloomberg. Jim Paulsen warns there is a rising risk of an unexpected recession, according to CNBC. Forbes looks at Fannie Mae’s operations. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 5, 2015)
Freddie Mac might help finance Blackstone’s acquisition of Stuy Town and Starwood Capital Group’s acquisition of Equity Residential properties, reports Bloomberg. Senator Dianne Feinstein argues that EB-5 program sends the message that U.S. citizenship is for sale and should not be renewed in Roll Call. Target plans to close 13 stores, according to Fortune. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 4, 2015)
Larry Silverstein hopes Chinese investors will help fund the last World Trade Center tower, reports the Wall Street Journal. CNBC looks at a new investment vehicle—direct participation programs. The New York Times argues that the Wilshire Grand Center project in downtown Los Angeles could serve as a catalyst for the local office market. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 3, 2015)
General Electric would like to move its offices to New York City, if politics don’t get in the way, reports Crain’s New York Business. Freddie Mac suffered its first quarterly loss in four years and more losses may be to come, according to MarketWatch. The Wall Street Journal looks at how servicer CWCapital Asset Management has profited from the Stuyvesant Town deal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 30, 2015)
Deutsche Bank will cut back on some investments, reports the Wall Street Journal. It will take 35 years for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to recoup its $7 billion investment in the new World Trade Center, estimates Crain’s New York Business. CalPERS is about to purchase a $1 billion private equity portfolio, reveals PE Hub. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 29, 2015)
MGM Resorts International will spin off 10 properties into a REIT, reports Bloomberg. Private equity and hedge fund firms have been amassing troubled home mortgages, according to CNBC. Supermarket News looks at Albertsons’ growth patterns. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 28, 2015)
Drug store chain Walgreens confirmed reports it’s buying Rite Aid in a $9.4 billion deal, according to Fortune. Starwood Hotels & Resorts has received bids from Hyatt Hotels and several Chinese companies, report CNBC and The Street. Brookfield Property Partners has entered a joint venture for its first multifamily development in Brooklyn, reveals Bloomberg. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 27, 2015)
Morgan Stanley has put together its first higher risk global real estate fund since the recession, valued at $1.7 billion, reveals the Wall Street Journal. Reuters predicts that real estate crowdfunding in the U.S. may be reaching a tipping point in its ability to raise capital. Mack-Cali wants to sell its one remaining office property in New York City, reports Crain’s New York Business. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 26, 2015)
Sam Zell is selling 23,000 apartment units from his Equity Residential portfolio, reveals the Wall Street Journal. CNBC looks at which tenant is a common denominator among the country’s best-performing malls. San Francisco’s real estate run may be coming to an end, according to Business Insider. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 23, 2015)
Starwood Capital and Milestone Apartments Real Estate have teamed up to buy Landmark Apartment Trust Inc. for $1.9 billion, reports Bloomberg. Retailers that file for bankruptcy have bad chances of survival, according to CNBC. Los Angeles Times discusses the future of CalPERS’ real estate portfolio. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 22, 2015)
Sales of existing homes are near their 2007 peak, reports Bloomberg. Darden Restaurants’ board of directors and the SEC both approved a spin-off of the company’s real estate, according to Nation’s Restaurant News. Condo developers are now offering classes to lure new residents, 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 (October 21, 2015)
The Blackstone Group and Ivanhoe Cambridge agreed to pay approximately $5.3 billion for New York’s Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village multifamily complexes, reports Bloomberg. Crain’s New York looks at the parallels between Blackstone’s current acquisition of Stuyvesant Town and Tishman Speyer’s ill-fated purchase of the building in 2006. JPMorgan plans to spin off its private equity unit, notes the New York Times. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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