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 (January 28, 2015)
RXR Realty is about to snap up New York’s 230 Park Avenue, for more than $1 billion, claims the New York Post. The Federal Reserve won’t confirm speculation it might postpone interest rate hike, according to MarketWatch. Tech retailers are helping class-A malls post record sales, reports 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 (January 27, 2015)
Tax law changes may bring investment volume in the multifamily sector to new heights, claims Multifamily Executive. Retailers and e-commerce operators are competing for the most convenient sites for distribution facilities, reports Chain Store Age. Hotel owners can raise average daily rates by 5.4 percent this year, according to CNBC. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 26, 2015)
A developer from Beijing plans to build two San Francisco skyscrapers totaling 2 million sq. ft., reports Forbes. Freddie Mac has put $410 million in delinquent home loans on the market, according to Bloomberg. Outlet center developers are targeting Detroit, notes Detroit Free Press. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 23, 2015)
Family Dollar accepted Dollar Tree’s buyout bid over Dollar General, reports Bloomberg. Turns out Generation Y prefers suburban homes over downtown condominiums, according to The Wall Street Journal. Mitsui Fudosan America partnered with Related Cos. and Oxford Properties Group on the 55 Hudson Yards development in New York City, notes 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 (January 22, 2015)
TruAmerica agreed to pay $482 million for a 2,669-unit California apartment portfolio, according to Bloomberg. Fortune listed the 10 shopping strips with the highest rents in the world. REIT ETFs continue to climb up, claims an article in ETF Trends. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 21, 2015)
Foreign investors are beginning to focus on real estate development, according to The Wall Street Journal. S&P is facing a year-long suspension from rating mortgage-backed securities, reports Bloomberg. The New York Times looks at the Family Dollar takeover battle. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 20, 2015)
Blackstone will buy 36 multifamily properties for $1.7 billion, reports Bloomberg. Commercial Observer expects clear skies ahead for real estate investors. Brookfield’s 5.4-million-sq.-ft. office tower on the Far West Side of Manhattan will cost $2.1 billion to build, reveals The Real Deal. These are among today’s must reads from the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 16, 2015)
New York City developers are building a record number of hotel rooms, reports the New York Post. Ivanhoe Cambridge and Callahan Capital are buying 1095 Avenue of the Americas for $2.2 billion, according to Bloomberg. The Street predicts that the U.S. housing market is on the way to recovery. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 14, 2015)
President Obama signed TRIA renewal legislation, reports CBS News. CNBC warns that REIT stocks may have limited room for growth in 2015. At the same time, Forest City’s board of directors approved a plan to pursue REIT status, according to Crain’s Cleveland Business. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 13, 2015)
BlackRock has launched an exchange-traded fund for U.S. real estate, reports The Wall Street Journal. Standard & Poor’s is close to reaching a settlement with the U.S. government over the case involving its rating of mortgage-backed securities prior to the subprime crisis, according to Bloomberg. Additional store closings could result in more CMBS delinquencies, warns CoStar. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 12, 2015)
Clarion Partners and MHP Real Estate Services closed on a $470 million acquisition of 180 Maiden Lane, reports Commercial Property Executive. Sahara India Pariwar, the owner of The Plaza hotel, has mortgaged it and two other properties for $1.05 billion to help pay bail for founder Subrata Roy, claims Bloomberg Businessweek. Real estate finance professionals are concerned about risky underwriting and lowered appraisal standards, according to Commercial Observer. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 9, 2015)
The Senate approved a six-year extension for TRIA, a day after legislation passed through the House, reports The Hill. KKR hired a team of former Rialto Capital Management executives to help it invest in real estate debt, according to Bloomberg. Zara parent Inditex agreed to pay a record $20,000 per sq. ft. for a retail condo in New York’s Soho neighborhood, reveals The Real Deal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 8, 2015)
Tech companies are the main tenants at the new World Trade Center, according to Bloomberg. Fortune reports that Dick’s Sporting Goods is holding talks about a potential buyout. JC Penney will close 40 stores this year, reveals CNBC. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 7, 2015)
More U.S. REITs could become takeover targets as activist investors step into the game, reports Bloomberg. A New York Landmarks Committee could derail Howard Hughes Corp.’s project at South Street Seaport, according to The Real Deal. A historic site near the Berlin Wall will soon become a one-million-sq.-ft. mall, notes an article in 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 (January 6, 2015)
Thor Residential purchased the Caiola family's multifamily portfolio for $800 million, according to The Real Deal. Coach agreed to pay $574 million for shoe seller Stuart Weitzman, reports The New York Times. The office REITs will have a good year in 2015, predicts CNBC. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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