Seattle

  • Amazon HQ2: Where Next for Seattle?

    08 Sep, 2017

    The news from Amazon that it is to establish a “second but equal” HQ2 is as interesting for how the announcement was made as the announcement itself. This could have been done very quietly and far more subtly than it was. It could have merely been noted that as the company expands so quickly it […] More

  • 24-7 Urban Revitalization

    02 May, 2017

    A few months ago, at George Rolfe’s retirement party, an MSRE student gushed, “Oh my god, is that Liz Dunn? We all want to be just like her.” Dunn’s name is synonymous with the sustainable repositioning of beautiful old buildings into some of the coolest urban hubs, so naturally, the next generation of real estate […] 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

  • MSRE Info Session February 8th!

    24 Jan, 2017

    Interested in applying to the Master of Science in Real Estate program?  The Runstad Center will be holding an information session in downtown Seattle on February 8th.  Please join us for an informal conversation about the MSRE program and application process.  Runstad faculty and staff will be on hand to speak about the program. This is a […] More

  • The mall experience, still surviving in Seattle

    21 Dec, 2016

    Runstad Advisory Board member Kemper Freeman was recently quoted in a Seattle Times article about the evolution of the Bellevue Collection, read the full story about the ongoing challenges and successes of retail in our city here     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

  • Meet Brendan Mason and Korbi Wenzl, MSRE Class of 2017

    27 Oct, 2016

    What happens when you bring a Visiting Graduate student from Germany and a 2nd year MSRE student together for a conversation? The 2016-2017 school year has just started, and with it comes a group of fresh students with new ideas and career goals. Second year students begin this year with a big milestone in their future: […] More