JHSF is a renowned Brazilian company that focuses on the development of high end residential and commercial projects. The company was founded in 1972 and has been recognized for their ability to identify and exploit new opportunities in the markets it operates in. JHSF participates in the development of shopping centers, high-end hotels and restaurants, international airports and top end residential buildings. The ability for JHSF to present sustainable development solutions is part of the company’s DNA.
JHSF is present in Brazil, Uruguay, and the USA. Since its inception, JHSF has developed real estate projects that are over 6 million square meters and in 2017 a market value of about R$ 1.2 billion. Some of the major infrastructural developments conducted by JHSF include the 815 on the fifth avenue in New York, Las Piedra’s residential development in Uruguay and Sao Paulo Catarina Executive Airport in Brazil.
José AuriemoNeto studied in Sao Paulo at the Fundação Armando Álvares University. He successfully founded the service department at JHSF and later developed the Group’s Shopping Santa Cruz, which was the first shopping area for JHSF. José Auriemo Neto is a businessman who is passionate about the real estate industry and this is clearly seen when he moved his whole family to New York so that he could closely monitor the construction of a high-end apartment complex for JHSF. He has also overseen some high-end developments such as Hotel Fasano.
José Auriemo Neto is the CEO and Chairman at JHSF. He began working for JHSF in 1993. His main role in this company is to oversee the brand’s interests and developments. José oversaw the first venture which was the partnership with Pucci, Jimmy Choo, and Hermesto to open their first retail outlets in 2009. José Auriemo Neto also assisted JHF in the partnership with Valentino in opening their first stores in Brazil in 2012.
JHSF ensures the best environmental sustainability practices are met throughout the stages of their development projects. They are also involved in corporate social responsibility projects with the communities that are found adjacent to their developments. JHSF also invested in the construction of the GRAACC children’s cancer hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They are also associated with the Ethos Institute Business and Social Responsibility, a non-governmental organization in Brazil that was created to sensitize the corporate social responsibility of companies.