Real estate is not only one of the most significant components of our economy, it also directly influences how we live, work, shop and play. As a top-tier real estate school, Runstad provides the competitive edge students need to succeed in the complex world of real estate.

If you’re thinking about a professional career in real estate, or if you aspire to achieve new heights within our industry, think Runstad

  • UW MSRE Students Attend the ULI Spring Meeting

    The ULI Spring Meeting took place in Seattle this year from May 2-4. The combination of ULI’s stellar growth, the strength of the national real estate sector, and the Seattle market in particular lead to record setting attendance. Amid this […]

  • 1st Quarter Housing Market Report released

    Washington state’s housing prices have increased 12.1% compared to the first quarter last year, according to a new report from the Washington Center for Real Estate Research here at the Runstad Center. The Center’s findings were discussed further with UW Today. […]

  • 24-7 Urban Revitalization

    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 […]

  • Education Bolsters Education

    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 […]

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Message from the Director

This is a busy but exciting time for everyone involved with the Runstad Center. This year will see both the creation of an independent Department of Real Estate within the College of Built Environments and the development of a new undergraduate minor to complement the well established MSRE program.

 

Why the Runstad Center matters

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Runstad Faculty

Come meet the experienced instructors who make things happen at Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies.

Advisory Board Chair

Peter is best known for his work with Quadrant Homes where he served for almost 25 years, helping to bring Quadrant to prominence as Washington’s…

Featured Alumni

Alvaro Jimenez graduated in Spring 2013 with his Master of Science in Real Estate degree. Previous to attending the University of Washington, Alvaro worked as…