Jorge Chang Urrea

Research Manager, Christchurch, New Zealand

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Professional Experience

Associated Office


Level 4, 222 High Street Christchurch Central
Christchurch 8011

As part of the New Zealand Research team, Jorge is an accomplished Research Manager based in Christchurch, New Zealand, who brings a wealth of expertise to CBRE. With a career spanning more than 10 years, Jorge has consistently demonstrated his commitment to delivering high-quality research that directly benefits CBRE and our clients.

In his role, Jorge meticulously analyses the Wellington and Christchurch office, industrial, and retail sectors. His insights extend beyond local markets, contributing significantly to national thought leadership. Jorge’s research outputs are freely accessible, ensuring that our clients stay informed with key insights that empower them to make informed decisions.
Jorge's professional journey includes various industries, including private banking, where he honed his analytical skills by tracking industrial trends. His deep understanding of the macroeconomic landscape uniquely positions him to provide valuable insights into the real estate market.

Notably, Jorge’s leadership has led to the consistent delivery of timely economic commentary—both internally and externally. His ability to synthesise complex data into actionable recommendations has garnered recognition within the industry.

In 2023, Jorge was named Rookie of the Year at the CBRE New Zealand Achievement Awards, a testament to his exceptional contributions. Additionally, he has shared his expertise as a guest lecturer at Lincoln University, bridging the gap between academia and industry.

Jorge’s commitment to research excellence and client-centric insights makes him an invaluable asset to CBRE. His work embodies the highest professional ethics, ensuring that CBRE continues to lead the way in real estate intelligence.