Douglas Howe

Foundation Board Chair

Howe Family Holdings, LLC

Douglas Howe is the founder and former president of Touchstone, a Seattle-based commercial real estate company. Touchstone’s primary activity was the development of urban infill projects; commercial office, technology, biotechnology R&D buildings and business hotels. Touchstone has been a leader in the commercial real estate industry in designing and building high performance, sustainable green buildings. Mr. Howe continues and builds on that tradition under Howe Family Holdings LLC, which currently owns a number of hotels including the Thompson Seattle, and is pursuing new projects in Seattle and Gig Harbor.