Manaira Shopping is the most massive malls in Paraiba and one of the largest in Brazil. The mall was created by Roberto Santiago in November 1989. Roberto is an inspirational entrepreneur in Brazil. He was born July 16, 1968, in Joao Pessoa, Paraiba where his shopping mall is located. He completed his undergraduate schooling at the University Center of Joao Pessoa in Business Administration.
Roberto had a humble beginning before opening a thriving shopping center he worked at café Santa Rosa. Santiago began a cartonnage company before he opened the mall. At his cartonnage company, he designed and manufactured cardboard cartons. He sold the packages to businesses to meet their packaging needs. Santiago has also tried his hands in the real estate business. He has also been named the only Brazilian to win the Brazilian kart championship. Roberto Santiago has competed and won first place in the state championship numerous times. Roberto Santiago is a multi-talented man.
Santiago purchased the property for Manaira Shopping in 1987. He decided to get involved in property development before he bought the property. He made sure the establishment was entirely constructed. Instead of rushing he set two years aside to develop the land properly. The mall opened in 1989. The mall has a theater, concert hall, game arcade, food court, shopping stores, a college, financial establishments, and a gym. People that visit the Manaira Shopping center have many options for entertainment.
The Manaira Shopping is best known for its rooftop concert hall the Domus Hall. Domus Hall has drawn many tourists in addition to all the other sights in the city of Joao Pessoa. The theater can seat up to four thousand people and ten thousand people standing. They have two floors which allow parties of ten to have private seating. The theater is used for entertainment shows and graduations and other celebrations. The mall as a whole serves as an educational touring place for children in the local schools. The mall has added much excitement to the city and contributes to it being a top-rated tourist attraction. The beautiful scenery around the mall makes it even more attractive to tourist.
Roberto Santiago also owns Mangeria Shopping. Mangeria and Manaira are both successful malls in Joao Pessoa, Paraiba. The malls have contributed to the social and economic growth of Joao Pessoa. Roberto Santiago maintains his love for development and growth by renovating the malls to serve customers better. Since the mall opened, he has added many more stores, entertainment, and food options to give his customers a variety of options.
Brazil’s citizens are grateful to have people like Roberto Santiago in the community. He has helped the state of Paraiba thrive beyond expectations.