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

  • Leaving a Legacy: A Profile of Douglas Howe

    It is more than fair to say that Douglas Howe, a Runstad Advisory Board member since 2011, has a distinct proclivity and sharp acumen for Pacific Northwest commercial real estate. He is the founder of Touchstone, currently one of the […]

  • What is Corporate Real Estate?

    What is Corporate Real Estate ? Well first it is one of the Runstad Centers three options for specialization in the Masters of Real Estate Program. It is a unique offering not readily available from any other National Program. CoreNet […]

  • Fellows Auckland

    Exploring the right of way in New Zealand

    Runstad Fellow and MSRE Candidate 2017 Genevieve Hale-Case kicks off a series of blog posts from the 2015-16 Runstad Affiliate Fellows as they share their experiences in the fair city of Auckland… The Runstad Fellows spent our spring break in Auckland, New […]

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    Affiliate Fellow Rick Mohler in the Seattle Times

    Does Seattle need HALA?  Runstad Affiliate Fellow Rick Mohler shares his opinion in the Seattle Times on opponents of HALA , and how forward thinking and collaboration can only help our city. Read his editorial here    

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Message from the Director

Orser, Peter 2011

It has been a busy quarter on many fronts- many of which you will read about in other portions of our newsletter.  Graduation was of course our biggest milestone and it always make me think of “passages”.  Here are two that are meaningful for our program.

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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…