Douglas Howe is the Manager of Howe Family Holdings LLC, a private family office real estate investor. He was the founder and former CEO of Touchstone, a Seattle-based commercial real estate development company. Touchstone’s primary activity was the development of urban infill projects; commercial office, technology, biotechnology R&D buildings and business hotels. Howe has been a leader in the commercial real estate industry in designing and building high performance, sustainable green buildings.
Howe is an ISB Board Director and Chair of the ISB Foundation Board. He also serves on the boards of Seattle Children’s Research Institute, the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of Washington and HistoryLink.org.
Howe received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Washington, his MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Puget Sound, and certification from the Harvard University Real Estate Management Program: Finance, Design and Leadership program.