Students

  • Education Bolsters Education

    02 May, 2017

    What do education and real estate have in common? Rosey Atkinson has the answer. A former mathematics and diversity and social justice teacher in the Mississippi delta, she witnessed first hand a thriving town wilt away. Fewer employment opportunities led to a declining population, which resulted in few resources for public schools, a common theme […] More

  • YPM is the new YUP

    Depending on who you ask, millennials can have a bad rep for being spoiled and demanding, or they can be viewed as leaders of entrepreneurial and innovative ventures. Enter Sean Durkin, a YPM: young professional millennial. He is demanding; he demands the most from himself, and continually moves forward with a creative and engaged mindset. […] More

  • CREW Networking Event April 11th

    05 Apr, 2017

    COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE WOMEN NETWORKING PANEL EVENT Whether you’re in planning, construction management, design, engineering, or any discipline, the real estate industry has something for you! How about customer service, project management, research, green building and sustainability…there are endless possibilities for you to explore and apply your interests in real estate!  Please join us, lunch […] More

  • Lead with your heart

    14 Feb, 2017

    Runstad Center faculty member Deborah Scaramastra talks about the importance of using your heart when making job choices, read her Linkedin post. More

  • 2017 NAIOP Real Estate Challenge

    30 Jan, 2017

    MSRE 2017 Candidate Sean Durkin shares his thoughts on the NAIOP Real Estate Challenge. This unique competition is the framework for the Real Estate Development Studio, a course requirement for the development option in the MSRE curriculum. This year’s NAIOP Real Estate Challenge takes University of Washington Runstad Center development-focused students to Coquitlam, British Columbia to […] More

  • The buzz is out about the upcoming minor in real estate

    25 Jan, 2017

    Jill Wood, Co-President of Windermere Real Estate and Runstad Center Advisory Board member, was recently quoted in a story about the new real estate minor.  Read the full article here Two undergraduate courses will launch spring quarter: RE 400 Real Estate Accounting and RE 360 Intro to Real Estate Market Analysis.  Please contact msre@uw.edu for more information […] 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

  • 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

  • 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