Genevieve Hale-Case

MSRE Candidate, 2017



Genevieve is pursuing concurrent master’s degrees in Urban Planning and Real Estate. She believes in the powerful role that small business and the arts play in defining cities and creating value.  A Seattle native, she is passionate about sustaining the greatness of her hometown by preserving affordability and creating opportunities for people and small businesses to thrive.

Genevieve designed an undergraduate major in Urban Community Development at Colorado College. Since graduating, she has lived in cities across the country including three years in Leadville, Colorado where she served on the city’s planning and zoning commission. Before beginning her graduate career, Genevieve worked as a project manager for a high-end modular homebuilder. Bringing experience from the public, private and non-profit sectors, she has a particular strength in connecting people and ideas to create the big picture.

Genevieve along with a group of six other University of Washington students put together the winning development proposal for the 2015 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Affordable Housing Challenge. Genevieve is a member of the UW Real Estate Club, Planning Student Association and the Urban Land Institute. She is also a member of the Steering Committee for the Mt. Baker Business District’s economic development effort. In her free time, Genevieve can be found enjoying the mountains of the Pacific Northwest or training to run a marathon.