Douglas Howe

Board Member



Douglas is the President and Founder of the Touchstone Corporation, a Seattle-based commercial real estate company. Touchstone’s primary activity is the development of urban infill projects; commercial office, technology, biotechnology R&D buildings and business hotels. Touchstone has been a leader in the commercial real estate industry in designing and building high performance, sustainable green buildings.


Touchstone Corporation
Position: President


  • President and Founder: Touchstone Corporation
  • Past Chairman: NAIOP (2009)
  • Chairman and Governor : NAIOP Research Foundation
  • Past President: Washington State Chapter NAIOP (2004)
  • Member: Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • Member: Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association
  • Board of Directors: Children’s Hospital Research Institute
  • Board of Directors: Institute for Systems Biology

Awards, Honors and Mentions:

  • Developer of the Year
    Northwest Construction 2005