Roberto Santiago is one of the most popular and renowned entrepreneurs in Brazil, based in the city of Joao Pessoa, capital of the state of Paraiba. He is the owner of two of the most popular shopping malls in the state of Paraiba, Manaira Shopping Mall and Mangabeira Shopping Mall. Roberto Santiago holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Joao Pessoa. In the beginning, Roberto Santiago worked in a manufacturing company named Café Santa Rosa, but later started his own company that used to manufacture cartons out of cardboard in bulk quantity for packaging and transport.
After several years in the packaging and manufacturing industry, Roberto Santiago shifted his focus to the real estate development. The first mall he built was the Mangabeira Shopping Mall, which quickly became an excellent leisure option for people in the state of Paraiba. It is hugely popular among the locals till date and has some of the best recreational facilities for people of all ages to enjoy. After the success that Roberto Santiago enjoyed with the development of Mangabeira Shopping Mall, he conceptualized and started working on his next shopping mall project named Manaira Shopping Mall. It was launched and opened to the public in November 1989, and over the years, the mall continued to expand, evolve, and add new facilities for public entertainment.
Manaira Shopping Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in the state of Paraiba and amongst the top ten in the country. Roberto Santiago has left no stone unturned in ensuring that the Manaira Shopping Mall is as good as the large-scale shopping malls found in the western countries. With over 240 stores of international adults and kids brands, sports brands, and more, Manaira Shopping Mall is the fashion destination for the people in the city of Joao Pessoa. Also, for the people who love to see movies, it has nine cinema theatres with two of them having the large 3D screens and Dolby Surround System. One can be sure of experiencing film watching like never before at these cinema theatres with some of the most delicious cuisines and beverages available.
Manaira Shopping Mall is spread over the area of more than 75,000 square meters and has bank branches, school, garden, game station, movie halls, concert hall, banquet hall, food court, restaurants, candy shops, cafes, fashion showrooms, electronic stores, and more. Just about anything, one can imagine can be found here. One of the key reasons why Manaira Shopping Mall has got so popular with people is because it is a comprehensive destination for family entertainment. Whether it is an adult or children, there is something for everyone here to enjoy. People who want to do grocery shopping can do at the vast hypermarket here as well.