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    Exploring Sydney

    29 Mar, 2017

    Today we continue our series from the Runstad Affiliate Fellows who traveled to Australia in March to study the development growth patterns of Sydney and Melbourne. Read more about their research topic here. Monday March 13, 2017 Today was a day of contrasts in Sydney.  I took the bike on the passenger ferry for a scenic commute […] More

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    The Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows land in Sydney

    20 Mar, 2017

    Our Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows have landed in Sydney, Australia! The following is the first of a series of posts from the Fellows. Shannon Loew shares his first impressions after arriving down under a few days ago… Hello from Sydney, Australia. We are grateful to the Runstad Center for their support of our research on equity […] More

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    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

  • 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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    What if?

    23 Sep, 2016

    What if we stopped griping about the Seattle process, empowered our leaders, moved forward with a powerful vision focused on the community of the future, implementation, education for a shared language, evaluation and feedback loops and course adjustments – we grabbed our future and advance together? A CITY TO LOVE VISIONS OF A PUBLIC REALM […] More

  • Housing affordability crisis demands a solution

    21 Sep, 2016

    Last week, the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties hosted their annual Housing Summit and our own Peter Orser was there to discuss how our recent condominium report can help provide answers.  Read a summary of the event on Seattle King County Realtors blog More

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    A thought about tax increment financing…

    What if we aggressively used the financing tools we have to do what is needed and stopped whining about tax increment financing and moved forward? Find out more lessons learned from Auckland at their presentation on September 27th. A CITY TO LOVE VISIONS OF A PUBLIC REALM Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:00-8:00 pm Impact HUB 220 […] More