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  • Meet Steven Bourassa

    January 23, 2023

    CBE Runstad Department of Real Estate’s new chair shares what drew him to the role and what excites him about the future. On August 8, Steven Bourassa joined the College of Built Environments as the Chair of the Department and the Jon and Judith Runstad Endowed Professor.


  • Real Estate Career Fair February 10th

    January 22, 2023

    People sitting at tables and standing in Gould Court

    Join us on on February 10th, 2023, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for the Runstad Department of Real Estate Career Fair. All undergraduate and graduate real estate students seeking internships and job opportunities are welcome.


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

    January 22, 2023

    Join us on February 15th from 8:30- 11:15 a.m. PST in Founders Hall with ULI, Urban@UW, and the Foster School for an event addressing inequity in real estate capital.


  • Seattle's Chinatown/International District: A Personal Reflection by Diane Sugimura

    January 20, 2023

    As I think about Lunar New Year 2023, I am in awe of and thankful for the early Asian pioneers who not only faced the difficulties of settling and surviving in an unknown environment, they faced racism, displacement and physical harm.  But through this they persevered, creating a rich, cultural community that thrived and survived…


  • 2022 Runstad Leadership Dinner

    January 18, 2023

    Runstad Leadership Dinner 2022

    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.


  • Real Estate Club X Husky Sales Club Panel

    January 14, 2023

    Join the Real Estate Club and the Husky Sales Club for an exciting panel of real estate professionals talking about how their ability to sell has shaped their careers on January 31 at 6:00 p.m. at Founders Hall.


  • Real Estate Club/ULI Young Leaders Panel

    January 12, 2023

    Real Estate Club/Urban Land Institute Young Leaders Career Panel Event Wednesday January 18th Gould Hall Court 5-8 pm Hear from rising ULI leaders about their careers in the built environment, gain valuable insight into the current market, & meet other students & young professionals. You'll have a chance to network with these professionals before and after.   Register…


  • Acolin Awarded NIH R21 Grant to Study Gentrification, Mobility, and Health

    January 10, 2023

    Arthur Acolin

    Arthur Acolin, Associate Professor and Bob Filley Endowed Chair in the Runstad Department of Real Estate, was recently awarded an NIH R21 grant for his project entitled ‘Gentrification, Mobility, and Exposure to Contextual Determinants of Health.’


  • GRE/GMAT waived for 2023!

    December 12, 2022

    The GRE/GMAT is not required for applications to the Master of Science in Real Estate in 2023. For more information on applying to the Master of Science in Real Estate programs please visit our MSRE applications instructions page.


  • Opinion: Density is necessary but insufficient to ease the housing crisis

    November 18, 2022

    Houses in the Othello neighborhood

    "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


  • Q&A: Runstad Department welcomes new faculty member Vince Wang

    November 15, 2022

    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.


  • Seattle’s cooling real estate market widens budget shortfall

    November 14, 2022

    Downtown Seattle buildings

    Steven Bourassa, chair of the Runstad Department of Real Estate, explains the impact of Seattle's housing market on the city's budget.


  • Rachel Santika, undergrad student profile

    November 10, 2022

    We talked with transfer student, Rachel Santika, about what drew her to the real estate major and what her plans are for the future.


  • Who's There? A Deeper Dive on San Francisco's Vacant Units

    November 1, 2022

    San Francisco

    As San Francisco vacancy rates rise, Professor Steven Bourassa, Chair of the Runstad Department of Real Estate, considers the profitability of leaving units vacant. | San Francisco Independent Journal


  • Runstad Department is hiring two Assistant Teaching Professors

    October 27, 2022

    The Runstad Department is excited to announce we have two openings for Assistant Teaching Professors in Real Estate. These are full time, 9 month positions with an expected start date of January 2, 2023. Teaching faculty will teach courses, mentor students, and engage in service activities. For more information about the positions and how to…