Green Real Estate

North Offers Cutting-Edge Green RE Study

The first of its kind in the U.S., North’s Green Real Estate certificate includes courses on developing, building and marketing green and sustainable real estate. Courses are designed for real estate sales persons, appraisers, home inspectors, developers, builders, architects, investors, residential and commercial buyers and sellers, and homeowners.

Students who have their real estate sales license (or are planning to become licensed) can become a “Built Green Certified Professional” by taking RES 130 (Green Real Estate).

About the Green Faculty 

Cate O'dahl has spent 20 years pioneering educational programs about green building. Read her profile at right.

As a LEED-AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional), Megan Ritchie Saffitz works as a sustainable development consultant for one of the country's top green building firms. She has master's degrees in city and regional planning and in landscape architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, is on the steering committee for the Seattle branch of the Cascadia Region Green Building Council, and is a Built Green Certified Professional.

J. Patrick Mahoney has years of experience in mortgage banking, commercial real estate and development (including the site of the famous pyramid office building in San Francisco). His development and consulting firm has advised on and developed a number of urban office buildings in California and Washington. He is a graduate of Stanford University, with a major in economics.

Associated Certificates
  • Program Coordinator
  • Carol "Cate" O'dahl
  • email
  • (206) 934-3725
  • Workforce Instruction Division
  • Location
  • 2312B
  • Division Contacts
  • email
  • (206) 934-3730
  • Mailing Address
  • NSC Workforce Instruction Division
  • 9600 College Way N
  • 3NC2312B
  • Seattle, WA 98103
  • Dean
  • Aaron Korngiebel