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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    3rd Annual Runstad Center Leadership Dinner

    The 2016 Runstad Center Leadership Dinner brought the Seattle real estate industry together in a memorable evening celebrating the many successes of the Runstad Center. We honored George Rolfe, beloved professor of many students and alumni, celebrating his retirement with […]

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    Runstad Center Leadership Dinner 2016

    Photos from the 2016 Runstad Center Leadership Dinner 

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    Urban Land Institute Regional Cascadia Conference 2016

    The Urban Land Institute Regional Cascadia Conference of 2016 was hosted in Vancouver, BC this year over the weekend of June 22nd. The Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies was represented by Ka-Chung Kwok (Class of 2017) and Alastair Townsend (Class […]

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    Why the Runstad Center matters

    On October 13th The Runstad Center held its 3rd Annual Leadership Dinner where we introduced our newest video describing “Why the Runstad Center matters!”  It’s a great overview of the Center’s people and programs and definitely a must see if you […]

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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…