Many stories about Roberto Santiago have been told. He is a Brazil Legendary and owner of the most prominent mall in Roberto Santiago Mall. The mall is located in Joao Pessoa. Santiago never got here easily. He began small and got up through his entrepreneur skills, determination, and patience.
Roberto Santiago attended the Pio X-Marist College prior proceeding to acquire his Degree in Business Administration in the University Centre of Joao Pessoa. Like any other business person, Santiago began as an employee. He worked at Café Santa Rosa, which is a décor company. He later left the décor company and began a Cartonnage Company. This was the beginning of his entrepreneur journey. He began by selling carton made cartoons. The business flourished and enlarged its portfolio on the decorative products.
With the Cartonnage Company growing, it was time to embark on his real estate venture. He considers this journey as the best decision he had ever made. He saved up for his Manaira project, and on 1987 he purchased the land on which the Manaira Mall was going to be laid. By 1989, the Manaira Mall was complete.
The Manaira Mall has 280 premises. The Mall fits the needs in all aspects. When Roberto Santiago build the mall, is clear he had the whole family in mind. Besides the numerous shopping stores, the mall has a gym, a gaming area, food court, theater, concert just to mention a few. This must be the main source of the mall’s popularity. Joao Pessoa was known as Mangeira.
In 2013, Santiago built another mall in Joao Pessoa known as Mangeira. Through this two investments, Santiago has made a major economic and social contribution. This is because the families have a place to bond regularly. Relatives and friends can also meet up at some meals, concert or game. This is different from when people had to travel for a good time.
The Domus Hall is the most celebrated feature of the mall. The hall is at the top of the building. This was the final surprise for the Manaira people. The mall accommodates a capacity of 14000 people. This size does not make it any less efficient. The hall is well designed such that during concerts everyone can view with no struggle.
The Domus Hall is not limited to the concerts and theatre shows. The residents are allowed to lend it to their activities. Many wedding ceremonies, graduation, and conferences have been held here.
The Manaira Mall has contributed to the economic growth of the residents. This is through great infrastructure, as a result, increased investors in the vicinity.
The residents are also fortunate because the investment has increased employment opportunities. This has improved their living standards.