MSRE

  • 2017 CoreNet Recipients

    19 Jan, 2017

    On Tuesday, CoreNet recognized the 2016-17 scholarship recipients at their January luncheon.  Congratulations Eric Jacobs, Lori Shannon, Adam Boyd, Matthew Ricci and Tak Stewart. We are so grateful to the CoreNet Seattle Chapter for their continued support of our students. More

  • Runstad Center Mentors

    22 Dec, 2016

    Runstad Center mentor Joe Polito recently took his mentees on a project tour of Tilt49. Tilt49 is a mixed-use residential and office property, under construction in the Denny Triangle.  The project includes 11 floors of office with 31,000 SF floor plates, a 7,000 SF deck on level 9 and a lobby featuring food retail and other “pop-up” […] 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

  • Not your dad’s aurora

    30 Nov, 2016

    We conclude our series from the ULI Fall Meeting with one more from Faculty member Pike Oliver… During a session at the 2016 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Fall Meeting there was a session about the ULI Healthy Corridors project. It is an effort devoted to finding viable strategies for transforming unsafe, unattractive, and poorly connected […] More

  • The ULI Fall Meeting, a great networking experience

    29 Nov, 2016

    MSRE Candidate Eric Jacobs recently attended the ULI Fall Meeting and shares his thoughts/fears on networking, a necessary skill in the world of real estate... “Networking” has always been a bit of a scary word to me. It conjures up images of awkward conversations, exchanging business cards with strangers and trying to “sell” oneself. Those […] More

  • The M-Line Trolley

    28 Nov, 2016

    While at the Fall 2016 Urban Land Institute Meeting in Dallas, I encountered an unexpected and delightful transit mode. The nostalgic M-Line trolley links the downtown Dallas Arts District with the trendy shops, galleries and bistros of Uptown, including West Village, where you can transfer to or from the more modern Dallas Area Rapid Transit rail […] More

  • Investing and creating communities to love

    16 Nov, 2016

    Pike Oliver continues his impressions from this year’s ULI Fall Meeting with a summary of Sarah Filley’s session.  One of the more interesting presenters at the Urban Land Institute 2016 Fall Meeting in Dallas was from Oakland, California. Sarah Filley cofounded Popuphood, which she said, “invests in entrepreneurs with hearts of gold to create communities […] More

  • Sell or hold?

    Faculty member Pike Oliver joins the students this week in sharing his experiences at the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting… Several Runstad students attending the 2016 Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting in Dallas, saw John McNellis, a principal with McNellis Partners, a northern California–based developer, share his perspective on one of the most difficult real estate […] More

  • Dallas’s affordable and mixed-income housing plan

    14 Nov, 2016

    MSRE Candidate 2017 Alastair Townsend discusses what he took away from a session on Dallas’s affordable housing issues at the 2016 Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting… Among major cities, Dallas’ poverty rate is the third worst in the nation.[1] 38 percent of children in Dallas live in poverty, the highest rate among the 10 largest US cities.[2] […] More

  • The evolution of Bishop Arts District

    10 Nov, 2016

    Today MSRE Candidate Adam Boyd shares his impressions of the Bishop Arts District in Dallas… Dallas is an odd city with some cool areas. The Hyatt Regency—basically an island between the prison and some train tracks—was not in one of those areas. But luckily Ubers are cheap there. The first evening in town, another student and […] More