You have probably heard of some of the biggest malls in Brazil especially the one of a kind shopping mall that goes by the name CidadeJardim complex, which incidentally houses the high-end Shopping CidadeJardim. What you may not know is that it is one of the many developments that have been undertaken by the real estate leader and publicly listed company JHSF.
JHSF is one of the biggest developers of residential and commercial buildings also specializes in making markets acquisitions, development and management of shopping centers, upscale hotels, and international executive airports.
JHSF is run by a group of some of the best real estate minds in the industry with its current chairman of the board of directors José AuriemoNeto and Eduardo Camara as its president.
José AuriemoNeto has been working with JHSF since the tender age of 17 when he first developed the Park Bem before gradually rising to become the CEO at the age of 27 in 2006. He attended an engineering course at Fundação Armando ÁlvaresPenteado before later on going to study for a business administration course at FASE.
JHSF has an estimated market valuation of R $ 1.20 billion and has been able to undertake very big developments.
JHSF has several interests in Brazil namely CidadeJardim shopping complex in Säo Paulo, the Bela Vista in Salvador, the MetrôTucuruv and the Ponta Negra shopping center in Manaus. They also have other upcoming development in San Paulo as it continues experiencing phenomenal growth.
JHSF ventured into the retail market in 2009 by signing an exclusive partnership agreement with Pucci, Hermes and Jimmy Choo and there after opening the luxury brands first retail outlets in Brazil in the CidadeJardim shopping complex. This foray into retail was to be entrenched further when in 2012 JHSF was able to secure a partnership with Valentino, launching the first R.E.D. Valentino stores in Brazil.
JHSF investments have not only been limited to Brazil but through its international arm JHSF International, they have ventured into countries such as Uruguay where they have a real estate development of the residential condominium Las Piedras. In the united states, they have invested in new york city where they own the 815 building on 5th avenue.