The Runstad Department of Real Estate is deeply saddened by the loss of Jon Runstad ’64, a prominent figure in the real estate industry and a dedicated philanthropist.
The Largest National Study on Community Land Trusts and Nonprofits with Shared Equity Homeownership Programs was recently completed. Vince Wang, Ph.D., assistant professor of real estate, was part of the research team.
Governor Inslee recently visited the College of Built Environments, where he met with several faculty members to discuss their research and its relevance to his proposal to increase investment in affordable housing.
We are thrilled to share that three of our amazing CBE students have been recognized for their contributions to UW and our communities as part of this year’s Husky 100. Congratulations to Ari Lazowski, Jacquelyn Crane, and Dana Austin Bass!
Gregg Colburn, assistant professor of real estate, joined NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report to discuss the common myths believed to be the primary drivers of homelessness versus the actually demonstrated linkages between housing demand and pricing despite the varied wealth of cities. | Marketplace Morning Report
On February 15th the Runstad Department of Real Estate and Foster School of Business held their annual symposium, “Hacking Inequity in Access to Real Estate Capital: Best Practices and New Options”. This year the event was co-sponsored by Urban@UW and Urban Land Institute.
Learn about the Puget Sound Business Journal’s ’40 under 40′ recipient and first female principal of GLY Construction Tess Wakasugi-Don in an interview hosted by Jeff McCann and Lisa Benjamin as part of Runstad’s Real Leaders in Real Estate series.
Brent Beardall, President and CEO of WaFd Bank, talks about the positive outcomes of running towards a challenge. He also shares details of a letter he wrote to every employee at WaFd Bank when he was taking over as company CEO. Loving what we do and striving to make a difference can lead to happiness and, eventually, to success.
The Urban Land Institute published the 4th edition of the Professional Real Estate Development, co-authored by Professor Sofia Dermisi. Dermisi holds a joint appointment between the Department of Real Estate and the Department of Urban Design and Planning.
Seattle may have the highest rents statewide, but communities such as Walla Walla and Spokane have seen the most drastic losses in affordability. | Crosscut