JHSF is a global real estate company whose headquarters are in Sao Paulo Brazil. The firm specializes in the high-end real estate market comprising of upscale commercial and residential units. With four business units driving its growth and profitability, JHSF is known for its innovation in the industry and its ability to identify new investment opportunities across the globe. So far, the company has developed building units in Brazil, the USA, and Uruguay, and it is looking to expand into other countries. So far the 47-year-old company has created a name for itself in real estate development, hotels, airports, top luxury brands, and shopping malls. In April 2007, the company was listed in the highest Corporate Governance segment of the Bovespa, thanks to its sterling reputation. The company was founded in 1972 by two brothers, Fabio Auriemo and Jose Roberto.
Jose AuriemoNeto started his professional career at JHSF in 1993, joining his father at the family business. The young visionary formed Parkbem Company in 1997 under the JHSF brand after identifying a lucrative business opportunity in the Brazilian parking lot industry. Under his leadership, the services department of Parkbem saw tremendous success giving him the opportunity to lead JHSF into another business segment the next year. In 1998, young Jose AuriemoNeto secured building rights to build the company’s first shopping mall complex in Sao Paulo, the Shopping Santa Cruz. Since then, the knowledgeable and experienced entrepreneur has overseen the development of JHSF’s other malls in cities such as Salvador and Manaus. The company’s malls have revolutionized the shopping space in Brazil.
Not only are the malls a work of art, but they also incorporate restaurants, movie theatres, and other social amenities, making them a one-stop shopping complex. JHSF has also overseen the construction of numerous hotel complexes and airports in Brazil, making it one of the most profitable and sought after companies in the country. As a family man, Jose Auriemo does not like being away from home for extended periods of time. However, his business genius recently forced him to rethink his family’s living arrangements to balance family life and business projects in North America comfortably. He recently moved his family to the USA, where his children are also enrolled in school. The seasoned businessman is an alumnus of FAAP University. He has also served as the CEO of the Young Presidents Association.