• Education Bolsters Education

    02 May, 2017

    What do education and real estate have in common? Rosey Atkinson has the answer. A former mathematics and diversity and social justice teacher in the Mississippi delta, she witnessed first hand a thriving town wilt away. Fewer employment opportunities led to a declining population, which resulted in few resources for public schools, a common theme […] More

  • UW Commercial Real Estate Winter Term Development Project

    The UW Commercial Real Estate certificate program’s winter term development project sees teams of five students tackle hypothetical development opportunities based on real sites and metrics in the Puget Sound Region. Hailed as one of the reasons to take this Certificate Program, this project applies knowledge learned to date towards real, potential projects. The students […] More

  • Congratulations MSRE Class of 2017!

    It was a beautiful spring evening on March 9th as the Runstad Center gathered to celebrate its 7th graduating class.  The Runstad Center Advisory Board honored 28 students on this special night.  Thank you to all the family members, friends, board members, and faculty who came out to toast our students. Here are some more […] More

  • YPM is the new YUP

    Depending on who you ask, millennials can have a bad rep for being spoiled and demanding, or they can be viewed as leaders of entrepreneurial and innovative ventures. Enter Sean Durkin, a YPM: young professional millennial. He is demanding; he demands the most from himself, and continually moves forward with a creative and engaged mindset. […] More

  • 4th Annual UW Real Estate Symposium: Looking Back, Looking Forward

    Each year, the Foster School of Business and the Runstad Center join forces to co-sponsor a real estate symposium. This year’s event focused on a review of the lessons learned and changes in the industry since the financial crisis of 2008 as well as a look ahead at how real estate companies are innovating in […] More

  • Development that Empowers – Designing Density in Seattle for the Next 100 Years

    The Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows Program is designed to spark new thinking through unconventional, interdisciplinary collaboration and to engage a broad audience in a research topic within the rubric of sustainability. We pair Runstad Center graduate students with emerging industry thought leaders and College of Built Environments faculty for a year-long program of research and […] More

  • Pedestrian zones in Seattle and Europe

    26 Apr, 2017

    Korbi Wenzl, who is undertaking a joint Masters degree with the Runstad Center and the University of Regensburg in Germany, recently contributed to a piece for The Urbanist.  Read his interpretation on how American retail differs from the market in Europe here More

  • 4th Annual UW Commercial Real Estate Symposium

    24 Apr, 2017

    4th Annual UW Commercial Real Estate Symposium Friday, April 28th 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Anthony’s Forum – UW Seattle Campus, Dempsey Hall Join the Foster School of Business and the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies for an insightful morning where our panelists and keynote speaker unpack how the recent past is prologue to […] More

  • 2017 ARES Meeting

    The Runstad Center were well represented at the annual meeting of the American Real Estate Society at the beginning of April in San Diego, with Simon Stevenson, Sofia Dermisi and James Young all in attendance. Simon and Sofia presented two papers each. Simon’s two papers were concerned with office cycles in the US and real […] More

  • A land of homeownership

    12 Apr, 2017

    Our series of posts on the Runstad Fellows trip to Australia continues today from the Shannon Loew.   March 15, 2017 [Update to my previous post re: Millers Point social housing evictions. After speaking with planners at the city, I learned that the state of NSW had reinvested much of the proceeds from selling off those […] More