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  • Nicole DeNamur honored at Business of Pride

    June 6, 2023

    Nicole Denamur

    On June 8th, the Puget Sound Business Journal will celebrate LGBTQ+ business leaders at "Business of Pride: Outstanding Voices and LBGTQ+ Businesses. Among those honored is one of the department's instructors, Nicole DeNamur. Owner of Sustainable Strategies, a company that helps companies identify and manage risks centered around sustainable innovation, Nicole has been  speaking, writing,…


  • Finding Your Place: How unaffordable housing drives homelessness

    June 5, 2023

    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


  • Governor Inslee makes second visit to College of Built Environments in 18 months

    May 1, 2023

    gov inslee visit

    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.


  • Real Estate students named to 2023 Husky 100

    April 26, 2023

    Husky 100 students

    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!


  • University of Guelph Undergraduate Real Estate Case Competition

    April 20, 2023

    Along with my teammates Ciara Joy Laney, Sun Choi, Ray Cui, and Jennifer Liu, I had the privilege of participating in the Undergraduate Real Estate Case Competition in Toronto, Canada hosted by the University of Guelph. For the competition, my team and I were allotted a month to come up with a development proposal for a site…


  • International Alumni Student Panel

    April 12, 2023

    The University of Washington Real Estate Club held another successful event on April 5 in Gould Hall.  Organizer, Kevin Cao of Gemsdale, a frequent graduate student mentor, organized a diverse group of International MSRE graduates, who offered their unique perspectives and guidance on career exploration and networking. The panelists proved particularly adept at advising attendees on how to bridge cultural…


  • 2023 CoreNet Global Academic Challenge

    April 5, 2023

    CoreNet Global Challenge Team with Dubs

    Yijia Chen, MSRE Class of 2023 shares her recent experience traveling to Singapore to compete in the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 13 A team of four graduate students in a Master of Science in Real Estate program advanced to the final round of CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 13 (AC13) in Singapore competing against more than…


  • Ciara Joy Laney, Class of 2024

    March 29, 2023

    Ciara Laney

    This month, cultures worldwide recognize and celebrate women’s accomplishments. In what ways, if any, has recognizing these celebrated accomplishments of women in Real Estate impacted you as a woman entering that same career field? Celebrating the accomplishments of women in Real Estate has had a significant impact on me because representation matters. As the saying…


  • Zeynep Akman, Class of 2025

    March 20, 2023

    Zeynep Akman

    Recognizing the hard work and dedication of women in real estate has definitely empowered me to step into a leadership role in this sector, even though there’s a high barrier to entry (but see presently). It’s also a great opportunity to learn from their work ethic and make note of attributes that helped them be…


  • Hacking Inequity in Access to Real Estate Capital: Best Practices & New Options

    March 17, 2023

    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.


  • Hiring Affiliate Instructors for 2023-2024

    March 17, 2023

    Gould Hall UW

    The Runstad Department of Real Estate is seeking applicants for Affiliate Instructors to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses during the 2023-2024 academic years.


  • 2023 NAIOP Challenge

    March 15, 2023

    NAIOP Team 2023

    This week a team of graduate and undergraduate real estate students presented their proposal to a panel of judges at the annual NAIOP Real Estate Challenge, a development case competition in which teams from the University of Washington, University of British Columbia, and Portland State University real estate programs compete. Students create an investment proposal…


  • Shuhan Yi, Class of 2024

    March 13, 2023

    Shuhan Yi

    This month, cultures worldwide recognize and celebrate women’s accomplishments. In what ways, if any, has recognizing these celebrated accomplishments of women in Real Estate impacted you as a woman entering that same career field? As a woman entering the same career path as those who are recognized and praised by the media and organizations, I…


  • Runstad Department of Real Estate Winter Career Fair

    March 8, 2023

    2023 Runstad Dept Career Fair

    The Runstad Department of Real Estate held its bi-annual career fair on February 10th. This event is a great opportunity for students to "lean in" and practice their networking skills. The fair brought 30 firms from all aspects of the industry, including: office, mixed use, retail, industrial, multifamily, single use, and finance. Over one hundred…


  • Empowering Women in Construction with Tess Wakasugi-Don

    March 1, 2023

    Tess Wakasugi-Don

    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.