Julia Brunzell

Senior Director, Architecture + Planning


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Julia is a retail development, design and construction leader who’s delivered innovative retail concepts and overall footprint expansion for world-class global brands including sweetgreen, Starbucks Coffee Company, lululemon and Arc’teryx Equipment. As a business owner for 8 years, she provided leadership, design direction, collaborated with architects, contractors and building trades for a variety of clients including fitness centers, restaurants and assisted living facilities. She brings 27 years of experience in the following areas:
• Real estate growth, expansion strategy + market planning
• Construction management + facilities maintenance
• Retail Operations + budget management
• Retail design, brand experience + marketing campaigns
• People development + building high performing teams
Julia’s career has focused on building retail footprints with brands on the verge of large-scale expansion, managing multi-million-dollar budgets, driving strategy and implementation in the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe.