Real estate is not only one of the most significant components of our economy, it also directly influences how we live, work, shop and play. As a top-tier real estate school, Runstad provides the competitive edge students need to succeed in the complex world of real estate.

If you’re thinking about a professional career in real estate, or if you aspire to achieve new heights within our industry, think Runstad

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    MSRE New Student Orientation Week

    New MSRE students dove into their school year on Monday, September 19, 2016 with a week-long orientation that took them from the University District to Bellevue, Pioneer Square, Downtown, to Kent. “The Runstad Center has multiple goals for its’ week […]

  • 2015 Fellows Joe David, Ben Broesamle, Genevieve Hale-Case, Amy Hartman, Rick Mohler, Giovanni Migliaccio, and Barbara Swift

    A City to Love

    Runstad Center Affiliate Fellow, Joe David, concludes our series of blog posts documenting the 2015-16 Fellows’ experiences in Auckland, New Zealand last spring.   The 2015-2106 Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows had the privilege to spend a week in late March exploring […]

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    Photos from the 2015 Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows Presentation

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    Recent Runstad Center Research

    The Runstad Center released the Washington State Condominium Report this past July,  which examines the current Seattle market and six other western cities, focusing on construction of new condominiums. Read more about this study from the author David Leon, MSRE Candidate 2017, as […]

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Message from the Director


The start of any academic year is exciting, as well as busy. However, this year there is additional significance to myself as I take my position as the new Director of the Runstad Center.

Why the Runstad Center matters


Runstad Faculty


Come meet the experienced instructors who make things happen at Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies.

Advisory Board Chair

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Anne DeVoe Lawler is a commercial real estate attorney with, and a Co-Managing Member of, Jameson Babbitt Stites & Lombard, PLLC in Seattle. Her practice…

Featured Student


Sam Gordon is the 2016-17 MSRE Student Representative on the Board, MSRE Student Council Chair and Real Estate Club Co-Chair. I graduated from the University of…

Featured Alumni


Alvaro Jimenez graduated in Spring 2013 with his Master of Science in Real Estate degree. Previous to attending the University of Washington, Alvaro worked as…