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    2017 ARES Meeting

    24 Apr, 2017

    The Runstad Center were well represented at the annual meeting of the American Real Estate Society at the beginning of April in San Diego, with Simon Stevenson, Sofia Dermisi and James Young all in attendance. Simon and Sofia presented two papers each. Simon’s two papers were concerned with office cycles in the US and real […] More

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    Creative solutions for a non profit in Sydney

    04 Apr, 2017

    Our series of posts continues from Sydney…today Shannon Loew shares his experience volunteering there and the unique real estate vision from the non profit Our Big Kitchen… I volunteered today at a soup kitchen run by an exciting Jewish organization called, Our Big Kitchen (OBK, as they call it), founded by a Rabbi Mordi Slaven. Unlike […] More

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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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    New Frontiers in Construction Conference 2017

    02 Mar, 2017

    Offered by the Department of Construction Management and the Center for Education and Research in Contruction… New Frontiers in Construction Conference March 15-19 Center for Education and Research in Construction Management 7543 63rd Avenue NE Building 5, Bay B Seattle, WA 98115 Since 2011, The University of Washington’s Center for Education and Research in Construction (CERC) housed […] More

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    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

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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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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