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Welcome to Campus Real Estate

"Advancing the University’s urban serving mission through innovative and strategic management of the campus real estate portfolio"

The University of Washington Tacoma campus is a growing and thriving part of downtown Tacoma. The permanent campus opened in September 1997 with six buildings. The current campus includes 19 buildings and 557,664 square feet of space. Much of the campus streetfront on Pacific Avenue is leased out for retail that provide services both to students and the community.

The University owns and maintains approximately 80% of the property within its 46-acre campus master plan.


Unique Retail and Restaurant Opportunities

UW Tacoma real estate properties include 70,000 square feet of new and historic retail and restaurant space.  With total annual sales in excess of $12.5 million, these businesses provide critical service to campus and contribute to a vibrant retail and entertainment district.  To learn more about retail opportunities at UW Tacoma, contact Ben Mauk at 253-692-4331 or at

Residential and Commercial Office Space

From private offices, to warehouse space, to apartments, UW Tacoma offers a variety of commercial and residential properties, many located in the heart of our urban campus. To learn more about residential and office properties at UW Tacoma, contact Ben Mauk at 253-692-4331 or at

Tenant Services

UW Tacoma Campus Real Estate and its partners provide comprehensive and responsive services to the University’s retail, commercial, and residential tenants.

  • Retail and commercial office general service requests, please contact the Kidder Mathews Customer Service Center at 877-445-6782.
  • Residential general service requests, please contact Blanton Turner at 206-973-1983.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
UW Tacoma Real Estate
Campus Box 358431
1900 Commerce St.
Tacoma, WA  98402
Phone 253-692-5660
Fax 253-692-5661
Office Location:
Carlton Center
1551 S. Broadway, Suite 400
Tacoma, WA 98402