Roberto Santiago, Entrepreneur and Visionary, His Fantastic Shopping Mall
Roberto Santiago is the owner of the Manaira Mall in Joao Pessoa Brazil, one of the largest malls in Brazil. There are approximately 1.6 million persons that move through this mall in a months’ time and 19.2 million per year.
This mall was two years in the building and the building itself is 135,000 in area, with 89,908 of that area that is leasable. They opened in 1989 and in 2013 they were working on the expansion of the mall, which raised a controversy that they were suspected of damaging the environment. In 2014, they opened the first restaurant to be part of the mall.
The structure houses a large food court, an 8-screen movie theater, 2 rooms are set aside for Active 3-D technology, Pirlimpimpin is children’s buffet, banks, and the College of Higher Education of Paraiba.
Roberto Santiago planned his mall to ensure customer satisfaction, which includes the whole family. It has undergone 5 more expansions since its 1989 inception, and is considered the place to go for shopping and entertainment. If you feel like bowling, go to the Manaira, the lanes are modern and work electronically if you prefer the game machines, of which there are more than 200 for you to play, there is something for all ages. There are a wealth of choices in the food court or the Espaco Gourmet restaurant.
Roberto Santiago is a visionary entrepreneur and has brought a great amount of economic and social development to his region. There have been several different companies that have taken an interest in the neighborhood, which will give the residents of Manaira a lot more options.
For your cultural benefit, there is Domus Hall, which is where they hold art fairs, concerts, different festivals as well as of a number of cultural events. The hall has a seating capacity of 4,000 and a standing room capacity of 10,000. The art fairs have attracted both famous national and international artists. The hall is on the roof of Manaira Mall and has two floors, the mezzanine, which houses cabins, bathrooms, bars, music and lounges, and the ground floor.
Roberto Santiago attended the Pio X-Marist College n Pessoa and later the University Center of Joao Pessoa where he studied and earned a degree in Business Administration. His career began in a café in Santa Rosa. He went on to open a company that manufactured both utilitarian and decorative products.
Going to Brazil for vacation? If you wish to have a great shopping experience visit the Manaira Shopping Mall and enjoy all the entertainment provided.