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Susan Turner

Susan Turner

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Work experience includes providing technical, architectural and construction services on a variety of projects at landlord development companies, architectural firms, entertainment companies and a furniture dealership. I have an excellent track record for managing projects, combined with a strong customer focus and a team-building spirit. 

Employment 

Westfield LLC, Los Angeles, CA, US, Manager of National Accounts

Westfield LLC, Los Angeles, CA, Project Manager 2009-2012
Century City, Fashion Square, MainPlace, Promenade Mall and Topanga Mall
• Prepared scope for the Landlord work and received bids; presented the costs for Landlord work to the Leasing Representative
• Negotiated the Tenant work letter (LOI), commented and negotiated in concert with Lease Administrator
• Reviewed the green sheet and Exhibit B of the Lease
• Created the Tenant’s schedule (included drawings, permit, construction and anticipated opening date)
• Reviewed and approved the Tenant’s drawings (preliminary, final and sign drawings)
• Provided design direction to the Tenant, Tenant’s Architect and Tenant’s General Contractor
• Liaised with the Building Department on behalf of The Tenant to expedite the permitting process
• Performed construction site reviews /visits at least once a week to monitor construction progress
• Conducted construction site meetings with the Tenant’s Representative during construction to clarify on-site design issues
• Identified and notified the Leasing Representative of any concerns
• Documented project progress and status on the TSR (Tenant Service Report)

Westfield LLC, Los Angeles, CA, Manager of National Accounts 2007-2009
All Malls throughout the US
Anthropologie, Forever 21, H&M, Sephora, The GAP and Urban Outfitters
• Created and managed the project schedule for the National Tenant in order to open on or before the RCD (rent commencement date)
• Reviewed and approved the Tenant’s drawings (preliminary, final and sign drawings) and finish materials in a majority of The National Account deals
• Negotiated the Tenant work letter (LOI), in concert with Lease Administrator
• Supervised design direction to the National Account Tenant
• Conducted site walks with each National Account Representative
• Prepared punchlist and followed through with Regional Tenant Coordinator and the Tenant’s Representative that the punchlist items were completed
• Created an Excel Chart indicating the time line from Green Sheet to Build out for inline, food court, restaurant and kiosks located in all the US Malls

Feb 2007 - May 2012
 

Festivals Companies, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Tenant Coordinator

The Festival Companies, Los Angeles, CA, Project Manager/Senior Tenant Coordinator 2006-2007
Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, Honolulu, HI
• Conducted site visits with the Tenant’s Representative, participated in design review meetings with the Tenant
• Reviewed and approved the Tenant’s drawings (preliminary, final and sign) and finish materials (note: the storefront design were required to have a “Hawaiian Theme”)
• Consulted with the Mall’s Structural and MEP Consultants with regards to challenges in the Tenant’s space

Jan 2006 - Jan 2007
 

Westfield, Los Angeles, CA, US, Acting Director, Senior Tenant Coordinator

Westfield Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, Acting Director/Senior Tenant Coordinator for the San Diego Region 2003-2006
Horton Plaza, MainPlace, Mission Valley, Mission Valley West, Palm Desert, Parkway Plaza, Plaza Bonita, Plaza Camino Real and UTC
• Negotiated the Tenant work letter (LOI-Letter of Intent) in concert with the Lease Administrator
• Created budgets for Landlord work in concert with the Operational Manager
• Conducted site visits to verify and clarify the existing conditions in order to expedite the Tenant’s design and construction process
• Created and managed the Tenant schedule (included drawings, permit, construction and anticipated opening date)
• Reviewed the green sheet and Exhibit B of the Lease
• Created package for the Tenant: as-built drawings, storefront photos and the Exhibit A2
• Reviewed and approved the Tenant’s drawings (preliminary, final and sign drawings)
• Supervised design direction to the Tenant, Tenant’s Architect and Tenant’s General Contractor
• Conducted site walks with leasing agents and the Tenants
• Prepared punchlist, followed through and released the TA (Tenant Allowance)

Mar 2003 - Jan 2006
 

Associates Purchasing, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager

Associates Purchasing, Los Angeles, CA, Project Manager 2000-2002
Various clients include: Catch 23 Entertainment, Endeavor, Greenberg Traurig, Loeb & Loeb, O’Melveny & Myers, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, Princess Cruises, United California Bank, Univision
• Created budgets and bids for clients, worked closely with design and architectural firm, client, manufacturers and sales executive
• Conducted weekly construction meetings; lead furniture updates in the meeting
• Ordered fabrics and furniture, coordinated delivery and installation, prepared and completed punch lists

Apr 2000 - Oct 2002
 

Education 

UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, CA, US, Construction Management - Certificate

Jun 2000 - May 2002
 

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, Bachelors, College of Engineering - Architecture

Sep 1976 - Jun 1979
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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