ACCOMPLISHED SENIOR EXECUTIVE, OWNER - MASTER ORCHESTRATOR
Najla is an authentic communicator with a knack for connecting people and places. She is an accomplished senior executive who specialized in strategic marketing to create desire efficiently. Her specialties include mixed-use development marketing, brand management, crisis communication and place-making. She has two decades of experience for firms such as Related Companies, Caruso, Westfield, RED Development, and Pacific Retail. In these roles, she was responsible for successfully launching, marketing and managing some of the largest mixed-use developments and landmark projects in the nation. She has experience in asset management, operations, leasing, development, hospitality, omni-channel integration and sponsorship for high profile assets across the country most notably: Westfield Century City, The Grove, The Americana at Brand and The Grand in Los Angeles, Westfield San Francisco Center and CityNorth in Phoenix, AZ
Najla is a talented, enthusiastic and innovative self-starter with a positive attitude, decision making capabilities and strong leadership skills. She has a proven track record establishing financial objectives, managing a team, budgeting, ensuring brand consistency, and providing consumer focused solutions that exceed expectations.
Her cutting-edge fashion sense with an eye for visual aesthetics and creative design is second to none. In 2020, Globe St. named her one of the top Retail Real Estate Influencers.
Najla is a graduate of San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She is a member of International Council of Shopping Centers and The Urban Land Institute. She enjoys traveling with her husband Luke and two children, cooking, doing hot yoga and supporting various non-profit organizations.
2020 REAL ESTATE FORUM RETAIL INFLUENCER