JHSF is a leader in the real estate sector of high income in Brazil, with operations in the residential as well as commercial market acquisitions, upscale and international executive airport and development and management of shopping centers. The company was founded in 1972 and it has developed the ability to identify new viable opportunities in the market. Innovation, pioneering, quality, daring and provision of sustainable solutions are part of JHSF’s DNA.
The company grew rapidly to make its presence felt in various cities including as Salvador, Sao Paulo and Manaus. JHSF later extended its business to cities overseas including Punta Del Este as well as New York City. The company’s portfolio business units include Incorporation, Shopping Center, Airport as well as Fasano Hotel & Restaurants. In the Fasano Hotel & Restaurants sector, the company controls over 20 restaurants and hotels across various cities, international and local.
The multi-award winning company redirected its business line to focus on recurring revenue in an effort to catch up with mature real estate markets in the overseas. Over the past few years, the company established shopping centers, Catarina Integrated Urban Development and luxury hotels. The Catarina Integrated Urban Development’s first phase comprised of the Executive Airport, a project that contributes significantly to JHSF’s revenue.
The company went public in 2007 and started trading its shares in the Sao Paulo’s Bovespa stock exchange. The company is headed by Jose Auriemo Neto, the Chairman and CEO. The company and its affiliated businesses and projects have received many accolades. Catarina Fashion Outlest, JHSF’s project, received the “Outstanding in Other Formats” award at the Brazilian Shopping Centers Forum. JHSF also received the “PINI Award” and also recognized for how its customer relations.
The Brazilian company embraces sustainability practices in all of their developments. It is also socially responsible and supports various educational and health care projects in communities surrounding it.
At the helm of its leadership, Jose Auriemo Neto leads the company’s expansion efforts including venturing into the fashion industry. Recently, he was featured in BoF’s list as one of the most influential individuals in the fashion industry. Back to his background, he studied Engineering in college and while in school, he was already working with the company.
Jose Auriemo Neto oversaw the development of Parque Cidade Jardim, a project that turned out to be successful. When the family man is off duty, he spends time with his family or playing golf.