JHSF is the leading real estate firm in Brazil. JHSF has operations in commercial and residential market in corporations, administration, and development of centres for shopping, international business executive airports, and upscale hotels.
In 1972, JHSF was founded and is highly recognized for its capability of identifying new business and market opportunities in its areas of operation. The company is perceived to be pioneering, daring, innovative, quality focused and presents solutions that are suitable for projects and development. These characteristics of JHSF are what constitute the DNA for the company. JHSF has five main business units namely; the shopping centre, Merger/Incorporation, Restaurants and Hotels, Retail Properties and Airport.
JHSF consolidated its focus on operations in capitals like Manaus, Salvador, São Paulo, New York, Miami, and Punta del Este in Uruguay. Since 2007, JHSF has traded shares on the FBovespa’s Novo Mercado and BM. This real estate company mainly focuses on developing residential and commercial properties across Brazil.
About José Auriemo Neto
José Auriemo Neto is a Brazillian executive who serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of JHSF. Mr. Neto is also responsible for the administration of the retail portfolio and extensive shopping malls which include the Metrô Tucuruv, Cidade Jardim in Säo Paulo, Ponta Negra in Manaus and the Bela Vista in Salvador. Auriemo has ventured into other two projects in the Sao Paulo district which are currently under construction.
Auriemo is an alumnus of the Sao Paulo’s Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) University. After graduating from FAAP University, Auriemo Neto kick-started his career in 1993 by working for the real estate company-JHSF. Auriemo founded the department of services by creating Parkbem which is a company that deals with the management of parking lots. The continued success of the services department led Auriemo in 1998 to secure the rights of developing the Shopping Santa Cruz, the company’s first shopping destination. In 2009, Aureimo Neto led JHSF into its first retail venture and signed partnership agreements that were exclusive with Pucci, Hermes, and Jimmy Choo. Aureimo Neto also opened the first retail outlets for the luxury brands in Cidade Jadrim shopping complex owned by JHSF. In 2012, Neto also secured an agreement by partnering with Valentino to launch the first R.E.D. Valentino and Valentino stores in Brazil.