Manuel Ahumada is considered a pioneer in the commercial real estate industry in Chile. He was among the first to develop systematized market studies and publish local reports that would later become the industry standard.
During his professional career, he has participated in hundreds of transactions in Chile and abroad. He has more than 25 years of experience in the corporate real estate services industry, being the forerunner of this activity in Chile.
Before Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, he was the exclusive representative in Chile of Mackenzie Hill and Cushman & Wakefield. Today he is the Director of the real estate arm of Contémpora, an area on which the divisions of Contémpora Propiedades (residential properties), Newmark Grubb Chile and Newmark Grubb Perú depend.
Manuel is a Commercial Engineer from the Universidad de Concepción, and has a Minor in Economics.