Roberto Santiago is the owner of Manaira and Mangeira Shopping Mall in Brazil. Manaira is one of the largest, most visited shopping centers in Brazil.
Roberto Santiago was born on July 16, 1958, in Joao Pessoa. After attending Pio X-Marist College, he went to University Centre of Joao Pessoa where he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration. After college, he worked at Café Santa Rosa. He eventually left Café Santa Rosa to become an entrepreneur. He started a Cartonnage company. He made cartons that were created using cardboard. He then sold the containers to companies to satisfy their packaging needs. When he had made a decent amount of success with the cartonnage company he decided to invest in land development. He purchased land and decided to build the Manaira Shopping Mall. The bought the property for the mall in 1987. He spent two years developing the mall paying close attention to detail. He wanted the mall to be carefully put together instead of sloppy and rushed.
Manaira Shopping Mall opened in 1989 and has been a success since it began. The mall has a concert hall, theater, food court, college, arcade, gym, and financial institutions. He wanted the mall to be well rounded. When people visit the mall, they have many options to get what the whole family needs. People gravitate towards the mall because they have so many options.
When Roberto Santiago was building the mall, he crafted it to include everything that he likes. He loves bowling and values his education, so he placed a college and a bowling alley in the mall. He has done many renovations to the mall to make sure that it is up to date an meets the needs of the people that are shopping there.
The most popular attraction at the Manaira Shopping Mall is the Domus Hall. The Domus Hall has two levels and the best sound equipment available. People come to the mall just to see the shows at the Domus Hall. When Roberto Santiago was building the mall, he made sure to include a theater because he had a profound love for writing and theater. Artist in Brazil, as well as many other countries, have an opportunity to perform in the stellar entertainment hall at Manaira.
It is believed that Joao Pessoa will not be able to have another successful mall because Roberto Santiago’s malls are far more advanced than any of the others. When people visit Joao Pessoa, they come for the beaches and to shop in his malls. Santiago is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Brazil because he was brilliant enough to combine everything that he loved to produce a successful mall.