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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    New Undergraduate Initiative in Real Estate

    Thanks to a generous endowment from the Jacobi Family and Windermere Real Estate the University of Washington is launching a series of undergraduate classes in real estate. The Director of the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies, Professor Simon Stevenson, […]

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    Portland joins Seattle in top ten cities with a housing crunch

    Peter Orser was recently quoted in a story on Oregonlive.com regarding the housing shortage across the country.  Read the full article here

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    2017 CoreNet Recipients

    On Tuesday, CoreNet recognized the 2016-17 scholarship recipients at their January luncheon.  Congratulations Eric Jacobs, Lori Shannon, Adam Boyd, Matthew Ricci and Tak Stewart. We are so grateful to the CoreNet Seattle Chapter for their continued support of our students.

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    Runstad Center Mentors

    Runstad Center mentor Joe Polito recently took his mentees on a project tour of Tilt49. Tilt49 is a mixed-use residential and office property, under construction in the Denny Triangle.  The project includes 11 floors of office with 31,000 SF floor plates, a […]

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Message from the Director

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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

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Runstad Faculty

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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

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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

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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…