JHSF has its roots deep in the real estate industry in Brazil. The business develops commercial property and also residential settings. It was in1972 that the company was started. JHSF now operates upscale hotels and other commercial developments. It also deals in ‘commercial market acquisitions’.
This real estate company has its operations around Salvador, and Manaus. It also has operations in Sao Paulo. The principal areas of its operations are restaurants and airports. JHSF also operates hotels and malls. In the recent past, JHSF has laid emphasis on mall and hotel projects. In 2006, after JHSF restructured, it integrated companies like Santa Cruz, CPIC, SAES, Boa Vista and JHSF Embodiments.
The operations of JHSF, in the hotel industry, were boosted largely by the acquisition of majority of the shares in ‘Hotel Fasano’. Later, JHSF went ahead to buy the network of hotels operating under Hotel Fasano. This acquisition propelled the stature of JHSF in the hotel and catering industry of Brazil. The chains operated by Fasano were acquired at a cost of ’53 million reais’.
The chief executive officer at JHSF is Jose Auriemo Neto. Jose is responsible for the commercial developments the company operates. All domestic or residential development plans are also overseen by Jose Auriemo Neto. Neto also doubles as the chairman of JHSF’s board of directors.
Jose oversees complexes like the Cidada Jardim complex based in Sao Paulo. Other complexes in his charge are Metro Tucuruv in Manaus. Jose Auriemo Neto also sees to the operations of the Bela Vista and Ponta Negra complexes, based in Manaus. JHSF, under Jose Neto, also plans to continue investing in shopping complexes.
ducation and Career
Jose Auriemo Neto studied at the ‘Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP) University’. He started working in 1993 for JHSF. Jose is on JHSF board and a member of YPO from 1999. He later decided to expand the company by introducing a service department. In 1997, he started a ‘parking management company’: The Parkbem. The success of these expansions was enough for Jose Auriemo Neto to get the green light to develop a shopping complex for JHSF.
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