Client Services Leader | LATAM
Juan is a seasoned International Real Estate Professional. He is able to craft real estate solutions; establish and maintain client relationships; present services to business executives, investors, developers, banks and government agencies and negotiate engagement details. He is an expert in property acquisition, dispositions, site selection, consulting and valuation. His multilingual skills and multicultural background are instrumental in helping navigate a complex real estate international market. He heads Colliers International Latin America´s Business Development efforts
Before moving to Miami, Juan managed the Southeast region of Mexico, spearheading the Hospitality and Leisure division for Latin America. Once in Miami, he served as a Regional Director for Corporate Solutions across Latin America. In a tenure as DHL´s Regional Head of Real Estate for Latin America, he managed over 10,000,000 square feet of logistics space. He served as a Principal for a Global Site Selection and Public Incentives Consulting firm, overviewing the Southeast of the US and Latin America and Caribbean. He came back to Colliers as a member of the Executive Team for Latin America, and is commited to multiply substantially the overall income of the firm in Latin America by generating new business, and growing existing one.
Juan got a Law Degree at ELD Mexico, equivalent to a Juris Doctor in the US and coursed postgraduate studies on the Legal Regime of International Business, equivalent to a Masters Degree on International Legal Studies.
He is fully bilingual in Spanish and English and has different skills in French, Portuguese and German
Memberships & Involvements
He is CoreNet Global´s current Vice President for the Southeast Florida Chapter and actively participates with the Industrial Asset Management Council putting together a Mexico and Brazil chapters. He regularly engages with Enterprise Florida, ProMexico, ProColombia, the Beacon Council, the US Mexico Chamber of Commerce, WorldCity and ULI
Please visit my LinkedIn for Testimonials at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juan-gallardo-61900918
José Tomás Castañeda
José Tomás is a civil industrial engineer from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, with an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. Before joining Colliers, he worked as project manager in a real estate development company and in the division of studies and project evaluation and commercial in one of the largest industrial companies in Chile. In 2017 he joined Colliers as development director.