Center News

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

    02 May, 2017

    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

  • 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

  • 2016 Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows Present: A City to Love

    09 Feb, 2017

    Please join us for the 2016 Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows final presentation of their research from Auckland, New Zealand.  They have explored the ways in which a city can rapidly transform the function and capacity of the public right of way to support a rich urban life at a time of unprecedented population growth.  A […] More

  • Financial and macro-economic factors in global real estate markets

    02 Feb, 2017

    The last three decades have seen increased integration across global stock markets. New research from the Runstad Center of Real Estate Studies at the University of Washington has examined what factors drive international integration across public real estate markets. The research has implications for fund managers as increased integration can have a negative impact upon […] More

  • Faculty search underway for undergraduate courses

    25 Jan, 2017

    The University of Washington’s Department of Urban Design and Planning and the Runstad Center are seeking two affiliate part-time instructors for the spring quarter to teach a Real Estate Market analysis course and an Accounting for Real Estate course. The instruction dates are from March 28th through June 1st with exam week being from June […] More

  • New Undergraduate Initiative in Real Estate

    23 Jan, 2017

    Thanks to a generous endowment from the Jacobi Family and Windermere Real Estate the University of Washington is launching a series of undergraduate classes in real estate. The Director of the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies, Professor Simon Stevenson, who also holds the John and Rosalind Jacobi Family Chair, described the initiative as an […] More

  • Keeping building materials green

    07 Dec, 2016

    One of our own, affiliate faculty member Nicole Denamur, wrote an article for the Daily Journal of Commerce this fall regarding environmental issues with building materials.  Nicole is an attorney with Pacifica Law Group, a LEED Green Associate and WELL AP, and teaches Risk & Reward in Sustainable Development at the Runstad Center for Real […] More

  • Faculty Search

    02 Dec, 2016

    The University of Washington’s Department of Urban Design and Planning and the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies are seeking applicants for two Assistant Professor positions and one Associate Professor position for the MS in Real Estate. The appointments will be on a 9-month (100% FTE) basis with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates will hold a doctoral […] More

  • Innovative ideas from Dallas

    08 Nov, 2016

    Today we begin a series of blog posts from our second year MSRE students, who recently attended the 2016 Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting in Dallas.  One of the many benefits of an education at the Runstad Center is the unique opportunity to travel to a national conference and have exclusive access to a number […] More