Scott Nelson Biography

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    Scott Nelson

    Senior Vice President, Real Estate Services

    As Senior Vice President of Real Estate Services for Macerich, Scott Nelson manages development and redevelopment in the company’s West Region portfolio in partnership with SVP Garrett Newland. 

    Mr. Nelson’s responsibilities include overseeing the design, construction, and tenant coordination processes along with advancing project entitlements and approvals. Among recent high-profile projects for Mr. Nelson is the ongoing redevelopment and densification of Scottsdale Fashion Square, Macerich’s market-dominant luxury property in Arizona.

    He has more than 18 years of experience in real estate and management consulting. Prior to his career at Macerich, Mr. Nelson was with Ernst & Young’s Management Consulting firm, where he collaborated with Fortune 500 companies to implement business best practices. 

    Mr. Nelson earned an MBA from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from Emory University.