UW Runstad Department of Real Estate

February 6, 2014

Liz Dunn on the evolution of neighborhoods

Melrose Market, Seattle, WA. Photo: BUILD llc

Melrose Market, Seattle, WA. Photo: BUILD llc

Liz Dunn, part of the 2011 class of Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows, was interviewed by BUILD llc for Arcade magazine, in a conversation about “neighborhoods that fire on all cylinders.”  She talks about teaming up with Dave Miller (founding partner of Seattle’s esteemed Miller Hull Partnership, and chair of the UW Department of Architecture) to get her company’s first project off the ground, building trust with lenders, concern for the well being of neighborhoods, and how she measures both progress and success.  She also shares her own definition of sustainability, and new strategies for design and development.  Read the full article here.

MSRE ’13 alum Zach Clements is an asset manager and financial analyst on Liz’s team at Dunn + Hobbes.  The company specializes in the adaptive reuse of existing buildings as well as the construction of new urban infill projects.