Center News

  • 2015 Fellows Joe David, Ben Broesamle, Genevieve Hale-Case, Amy Hartman, Rick Mohler, Giovanni Migliaccio, and Barbara Swift

    A City to Love

    26 Oct, 2016

    Runstad Center Affiliate Fellow, Joe David, concludes our series of blog posts documenting the 2015-16 Fellows’ experiences in Auckland, New Zealand last spring.   The 2015-2106 Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows had the privilege to spend a week in late March exploring the city of Auckland, New Zealand – A community which is grappling with many of […] More

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    Recent Runstad Center Research

    The Runstad Center released the Washington State Condominium Report this past July,  which examines the current Seattle market and six other western cities, focusing on construction of new condominiums. Read more about this study from the author David Leon, MSRE Candidate 2017, as well as a link to the full report here In August, Peter Orser wrote a […] More

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    Welcome MSRE Class of 2018!

    New MSRE students dove into their school year on Monday, September 19, 2016 with a week-long orientation that took them from the University District to Bellevue, Pioneer Square, Downtown, to Kent. “The Runstad Center has multiple goals for its’ week long orientation program for students. We want students to begin their studies with inspiration from […] More

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    MSRE students compete in the Corenet Global Academic Challenge

    Four Runstad Center students participated in the 2nd Annual CoreNet Global Challenge, in which student teams from universities around the world apply their education to one real-world issues facing companies around the world: how to attract, retain and motivate the next generation of knowledge workers. Putting themselves in the position of a consulting team to […] More

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    Commercial RE Certificate Student Profile: Celeste Lenon

    Celeste Lenon has enjoyed a multifaceted career, having worked in architecture, technology and finance. Her collective experience led her to her current role as COO of MG2, an international architectural and design firm headquartered in Seattle. MG2 is well known for their robust portfolio in retail, food and beverage, and hospitality, and in Seattle, they […] More

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    3rd Annual Runstad Center Leadership Dinner

    20 Oct, 2016

    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 a collection of selfies and George-isms. Peter Orser announced the establishment of an alumni fund, […] More

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    Urban Land Institute Regional Cascadia Conference 2016

    19 Oct, 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 of 2017) as attendees to this event. The following post is Ka-Chung’s impressions of the conference. […] More

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    Why the Runstad Center matters

    17 Oct, 2016

    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 are interested in an advanced degree in real estate.  Check out the full video here More