Roberto Santiago is a businessman who hails from Brazil and is most well known as the owner of the famous Manaira Shopping Mall. The mall is one of Brazil’s largest and occupies a sizeable footprint of 92,000 square feet. He was born in Joao Pessoa and holds a degree in business administration from Pio X-Marist College. Roberto had an interesting career track on his way to becoming the owner of a large shopping mall. After working for a time in the manufacturing industry he went on to start his own carton company as well as working in the real estate industry. It was in 1987 that he first came up with the idea to start the Manaira Shopping Mall and acquired the necessary land.
Roberto started Manaira back in 1989 in the city of Paraíba. The mall is known for its amazing leisure activities such as its cinemas. The incredible shopping experience at Manaira also includes a 4,000 seat, state of the art concert venue. The mall also has its own fitness gym, gaming area and college. The mall also has all of the usual types of shopping that a person would expect such as sports stores, electronics, fashion shops, and stores that sell everyday household items. The facility also as a host of various restaurants with something to suit the tastes of everyone.
Though there is much economic upheaval going on in Brazil at the moment, the shopping industry has seen growth in recent years. The success of Manaira has been no exception. Roberto has worked diligently year in and year out to ensure that the mall is a continuously evolving business. This has led to its continued economic prosperity during a time where the economy is in an overall rough patch. Roberto’s overall goal with Manaira is to provide his customers with an overall experience that can fulfil the needs of both those looking to shop and those looking to have an enjoyable time. Due to Roberto’s tireless work in making the Manaira a special place, visitors come from all over the region to enjoy the many things that the mall has to offer them.