Runstad Department of Real Estate

Floods have ravaged Hamilton for over a century. Can outsiders persuade the town to move?

A recent article highlighting the development project being led largely by MSRE alum Rebecca Bouchey. Link to New York Times article here.

MSRE alum, Sean Durkin, achieves the CoStar Power Broker award.

Lee & Associates Principal, Sean Durkin, SIOR, MSRE, CCIM, achieves the prestigious CoStar Power Broker award, one of only ten brokers to achieve it in the Seattle/Puget Sound Industrial Leasing category. Link to LinkedIn Post    

Simon Stevenson awarded 2018 Nick Tyrrell Research Prize

Simon Stevenson, the Chair of the Runstad Department of Real Estate and the John and Rosalind Jacobi Family Professor of Real Estate, has been awarded the 2018 Nick Tyrrell Research Prize for innovative applied research in real estate investment. The award is for the paper “Optimal Composition of Hybrid/Blended Real Estate Portfolios”, which was co-authored…

Arthur Alcolin receives the Bengt Turner Best Paper Award at the ENHR conference

Congratulations to Arthur Acolin, Assistant Professor in Real Estate, who received the Bengt Turner Best Paper Award at the recent European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) conference in Uppsala, Sweden. The paper, titled “Tenure Trajectories of Immigrants and their Children in France: Between Integration and Stratification”, found that while immigrants are significantly less likely to…

Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference in Toronto

Earlier this month, faculty members Gregg Colburn and Rebecca Walter presented at the Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference in Toronto. Below is an abstract of Gregg’s session on housing subsidies. Session Title: Housing Subsidies: Housing Choice and Quality Paper Title: Housing Market Conditions and the Housing Choice Voucher Program Since the 1970s, housing vouchers have…

Pedestrian zones in Seattle and Europe

Korbi Wenzl, who is undertaking a join 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

Lead with your heart

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

2016 Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows Present: A City to Love

Please join us for the 2016 Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows final presentation of their research from Auckland, New Zealand.  They have explored the ways in which a city can rapidly transform the function and capacity of the public right of way to support a rich urban life at a time of unprecedented population growth.  A…

Financial and macro-economic factors in global real estate markets

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…

2017 NAIOP Real Estate Challenge

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…