Roberto Santiago is one of a well-known entrepreneur in Brazil for his investment abilities. His investment has changed the social and economic prospects of his hometown, the city of Joao Pessoa. His entrepreneurial vision and talent started at early age. He started a company that designed and manufactured cardboard cartons for other packaging companies.
The Manaira Shopping Mall
In 1987, Roberto Santiago bought a land for commercial development in the city of Joao Pessoa, Paraiba. Two years later, one of the largest Brazilian shopping complexes, Manaira Shopping mall, was launched. The mega shopping complex covers an area around 135,000 square meters. It comprises of several shopping centers, banking area, learning institution, and a gaming bowling area. Also, it has several food courts and restaurants, beauty spa, parking lot, a movie theatre and a gym. Manaira mall was strategically established between two beaches to provide a fantastic view of the shoppers.
In the rooftop of Manaira Mall is the Domus Hall. Opened in 2009, Domus Hall can accommodate around 10,000 individuals while sitting as well as standing. The hall is equipped with a state of art sound systems, soundproof and air conditioners. It is ideal for conferences, music concerts, fairs, and exhibitions, as well as weddings and graduation ceremonies. Local, as well as the international artists, have had performance in the hall.
Mangabeira shopping mall
Another significant investment for Roberto Santiago is the Mangabeira shopping mall. The modern mall was developed in 2013 at the cost of R $240 million. The mall has significantly contributed to the economic growth in the area of Joao Pessoa. It creates a huge employment opportunity for the resident. The mall constitutes 212 different brand stores, a massive parking lot, an electronic park, seven bowling area as well as movie theatres.
About Roberto Santiago
Roberto Santiago is a Brazilian born in the city of Joao Pessoa on July 1958. He has a business administration degree from the University Center of Joao Pessoa. Earlier, Santiago had attended Pio X-Marist College. After school, he worked at Café Santa Rosa before starting his own company. Santiago is an ardent sports fan where he has participated in karting and motocross championship.
Roberto Santiago has continued to place the city of Joao Pessoa in the Brazil and World Map. Many people have visited the town just for the exceptional shopping experience. Also, the entertainment option at Manaira mall and hosting of artists at Domus Hall has attracted many. The economic and social contribution of Roberto Santiago is of unimaginable magnitude. Many businesses have started or relocated to the city due to his influence. The state of Paraiba can only be proud for having such a zealous and visionary investor.