The mall industry in Brazil has grown rapidly in the last few decades. It is as a result of major investments initiated by some successful businessmen like Roberto Santiago. He is the owner of Roberto Santiago Manaira Shopping which is located in Joao Pessoa, Paraiba. The construction of this mall began in 1987, and was completed after two years. Roberto Santiago is also the owner of a recently launched Mangeira Shopping. These malls offer a variety of leisure, entertainment and fun among other activities all under the same roof. The Manaira Shopping mall is recognized for offering a vast range of shopping options including products like jewelry, sports gear, books, clothing and more.
The food court at the Manaira Shopping has been renovated severally in 2008, 2012 and 2014. It was done in order to offer restaurant services that can fit the budget and appetite of every customer. A variety of meals are available at this venue, ranging from snacks to high-profile dining experience in venues like Espaco Gourmet, Capital Steakhouse and Wynes. One of the most recognized venues at the mall is the Domus Hall. It has a capacity to house more than 8,000 fans, some sitting and others standing. It was designed such that it can host numerous events such as reception, art exhibition, theatrical performances, seminars and others. It was an addition to the mall that was completed in 2009.
The movie halls at the mall are equipped with modern and advanced display and sound machines to provide viewers with memorable experience. The latest movies are enjoyed at this mall. Bar services are offered at this venue to keep movie lovers busy with snacks and drinks while watching their favorite movies. The electronic amusement park is another entertainment venue where people enjoy at the mall. It has an area of about 1800 square meter, where over 200 devices are installed. Roberto Santiago Manaira Shopping has very large parking space that can hold more than 3,000 vehicles.
Profile of Roberto Santiago
Roberto Santiago was brought up in Joao Pessoa. His entrepreneurial skills emerged early in his life after investing in a carton manufacturing company. He supplied cardboard folding cartons to other companies that relied on them to package their goods. Roberto’s business was successful and through savings which he accumulated, he was able to lay the foundation for the construction of the Manaira Shopping Mall. That was the beginning of what is today considered as the largest shopping mall in the city of Joao Pessoa. Roberto Santiago was also involved in writing informative and educative blogs before he ventured into the business world. He had sufficient knowledge about Brazil and it enabled him to write numerous articles about the country.