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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    Hello from the High Line!

    In October several 2nd year Runstad MSRE students headed up to NYC for the Annual ULI Fall Meeting. We might have lost a little of our dignity while celebrating into the late evening, but I’m happy to report that everyone is […]

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    Sofia Dermisi awarded “Best Research Manuscript” by the American Real Estate Society

    Dr. Sofia Dermisi, Runstad Endowed Professor in Real Estate is the recipient of the “Best Research Manuscript” award in the Hotel/Lodging Real Estate category for a paper presented at the American Real Estate Society annual conference in April, 2014.  Dr. […]

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    Past Runstad Board Chair Greg Johnson named Executive of the Year

    Leadership always matters.  For many years, the Runstad Center benefitted daily from the leadership of long time Advisory Board Chair Greg Johnson.  Over those same years, Greg accumulated a pile of accomplishments as President of Wright Runstad & Company:  spearheading […]

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    Welcome to the MSRE class of 2016!

    The new school year is underway and we are delighted to welcome our newest class of MSRE candidates.  Stay tuned for more pictures and updates from the Class of 2016!

Prospective Students

Reflecting the inherently interdisciplinary nature of the real estate discipline, our students come from a wide variety of academic backgrounds including design, finance, business, construction management, planning, policy and related fields.

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Welcome to Runstad. At its core, the study of real estate should strongly reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the profession.

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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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Corbin Jones is the 2014-15 student representative to the Runstad Center Advisory Board.  He is a dual master’s degree candidate working towards both a Master…

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…