The Runstad Department of Real Estate held its 9th annual Runstad Leadership Dinner on October 13th with more than 700 people in attendance. This year the Leadership Dinner focused on raising support for undergraduate students within the Department.
“We believe, and the vast majority of the scholarly evidence corroborates, that density is a necessary but insufficient condition for addressing the housing affordability crisis,” writes Gregg Colburn, assistant professor of real estate, and Rick Mohler, associate professor of architecture. | The Seattle Times
The Runstad Department is thrilled to welcome Vince Wang as he joins the department as part of the college’s new faculty cohort. We talked with Vince about his research, what he’s excited to teach, what inspires him, and more.
Steven Bourassa, chair of the Runstad Department of Real Estate, explains the impact of Seattle’s housing market on the city’s budget.
We talked with transfer student, Rachel Santika, about what drew her to the real estate major and what her plans are for the future.
Shannon Underwood has been a member of the Runstad Advisory Board since 2014. She served on the Academic Committee, the Hiring Committee, and as chair of the Student Experience Committee before becoming Chair. She recognizes her good fortune in working with the distinguished real estate thought leaders on the Board who share her commitment to the next generation of real estate leaders.
Professor Gregg Colburn weighs in on the benefits of housing individuals experiencing homelessness in hotels, a program adopted by King County at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. | The Daily
Arthur Acolin, assistant professor of real estate, talks about the theoretical impact a sufficient supply chain could have on home prices. | Crosscut
H. Pike Oliver, affiliate professor of real estate at UW, has released his new book, “Transforming the Irvine Ranch: Joan Irvine, William Pereira, Ray Watson and The Big Plan.” The book, co-authored by Michael Stockstill, explores the planned development of the Irvine Ranch into UC Irvine and its surrounding neighborhoods. | UW News