• 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

  • 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

  • Why the Runstad Center matters

    17 Oct, 2016

    On October 13th The Runstad Center held its 3rd Annual Leadership Dinner where we introduced our newest video describing “Why the Runstad Center matters!”  It’s a great overview of the Center’s people and programs and definitely a must see if you are interested in an advanced degree in real estate.  Check out the full video here More

  • An alternative to tent city: manufactured steel modules

    11 Oct, 2016

    Last week Runstad Center Affiliate Faculty member Al Levine was featured in the Seattle Times discussing his work with Compass Housing Alliance and OneBuild, designing manufactured steel modular units.  Read the full story here: http://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/a-new-approach-build-steel-modular-housing-units-for-the-homeless/   More

  • What if the focus was making a place we all love?

    26 Sep, 2016

    What if our elected officials talked about ‘loving’ your city as the most important criteria?  What if we focused on making a place we all love? Tomorrow, September 27th, the Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows present: A CITY TO LOVE VISIONS OF A PUBLIC REALM Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:00-8:00 pm Impact HUB 220 2nd Ave […] More

  • 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

  • Imagine a city that empowers its leaders…

    15 Sep, 2016

    On September 27th the Fellows will be presenting their research from their trip to Auckland, New Zealand last spring, and what they discovered about how this innovative city manages public right of way.  Imagine a city that empowers its leaders, elected or not, to plan, lead and implement… where plans are envisioned, funded, tested, evaluated, […] More

  • New Corporate Real Estate Course for Professionals

    13 Sep, 2016

    We are offering a new course this fall, RE 530: Corporate Real Estate.  This course is eligible for 25 CEUs towards CoreNet Global MCR Professional Designation renewal credits.  Professionals can register for the course as non-matriculated students through non-degree enrollment: http://www.nondegree.washington.edu/nondegree/ RE 530 – Corporate Real Estate Tues/Thurs 12:00-1:20 pm Instructor: Kelli Leith Course Description Corporations […] More