JHSF is one of the giants and leading companies in the Brazilian real estate industry. It deals in both commercial and residential market developing, acquiring and managing of upscale hotels, shopping centers, and international executive airports. The company was founded in 1972 and has gained recognition over the years for its ability to identify business opportunities that arise in their areas of operation. Innovative, quality daring, and sustainability are some of the attributes that make up the DNA of JHSF.
The main operation locations for the company are Salvador, Sao Paulo, and Manaus. Its dominance in these four sectors has seen the company gain recognition in the real estate world resulting in the company gaining several awards. Vitra building that was designed by Daniel Libeskind of JHSF ranked top three of the best buildings worldwide. It was one of the 34 buildings that were evaluated by the public. In 2014, it received the “Outstanding in Other Formats” award from Brazilian Forum of Shopping Centers. In the same year, it received the PINI Award as the best developer in the country. Worth Magazine of the United States, also, listed Vitra among the ten best residential buildings globally. EcopaNegocioc Magazine awarded the company with the award of being the best real estate company of the Yearbook Business Season 360o in the year 2012.
In all development project phases, JHSF adopts the best sustainability practices. CidadeJardim Corporate Center is one the best example of a corporate project that holds an AQUA certificate. In addition to their business orientation, they, also, strive to uphold their social responsibility by carrying out community projects and sponsoring several another projects in the health and education sectors.
Jose AuriemoNeto is the Chief Executive Officer and the chairman on JHSF. He is an alumnus of the Fundacao Armando AlvaresPenteando University. He began working with JHSF in 1993. Through his leadership, dedication, and impact to the company, he has managed to rise to the position he is today and has led the JHSF to be the industry leader it is today.
Some of his roles in the company include overseeing the brand’s interest and administering the portfolio of the company. He oversaw the company’s first signing of an exclusive partnership with Pucci, Hermes and Jimmy Choo. He, also, oversaw the opening of luxury brands retail outlets. He was, also, in charge when the company partnered with Valentino in 2012 to launch the R.E.D Valentino stores.