JHSF Participacoes SA is the pioneer in Brazilian high-end real-estate sector with significant operations in commercial and residential incorporation, development and administration of shopping centers, international business airport, and high-end hotels. It was founded in the city of Sao Paulo in 1972 under the name JHSF by two brothers Jose Roberto Auriemio and Fabio along with two other partners. However, the company split in 1990, and Fabio Auriemo took over the company’s operations under the name JHSF. JHSF is popular for its ability to take on new opportunities in the real estate market. In its history, the company has constructed more than 6 million square meters.
JHSF consists of four business units: Incorporation, Shopping malls, Fasano Hotel & Restaurants and Executive Airport. In 2001, the holding constructed Metro Santa Cruz shopping mall in Sao Paulo. It was the first mall in the country to be integrated with a subway station. The company was ranked in the most astounding Corporate Governance sector of the Bovespa in April 2007. Currently, its market value on the stock market is about $ 1.2 billion with shares traded on the Novo Mercado of BM & FBovespa and learn more about Jose.
About Jose AuriemoNeto
Jose AuriemoNeto is a successful Brazilian entrepreneur and is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JHSF Participacoes SA. He began working in JHSF in 1993 and later in 1998 he developed the holding’s first shopping destination, the Shopping Santa Cruz which was a major success. Besides overseeing the company’s focus on hotels, office buildings and public developments he also governs the groups shopping and retail portfolio. Some of these malls include the prominent CidadeJardim shopping complex in Sao Paulo, Metro Tucuruv, Ponta Negra in Manaus and the Bela Vista in Salvador.
In 2009 Jose Auriemo lead the company in the first venture into retail by signing partnership agreements with Hermes, Jimmy Choo, and Pucci and launching the first luxury brands retail outlets in the JHSF owned CidadeJadrim shopping mall. Later in 2012, the group signed a partnership with Valentino and opened the first Valentino and R.E.D. Valentino stores in Brazil and read full article.