Roberto Santiago is a legendary businessman in Brazil. Santiago was born in 1958 in the region of Joao Pessoa, Brazil. He attended Pio X-Marist College and later enrolled in a degree program at a university in Joao Pessoa where he earned a degree in Business Administration.
Roberto Santiago owns the largest shopping mall in Joao Pessoa. The name of the mall is Manaira. He bought the piece of land where the mall stood in 1987 and commenced construction of the mall, which took approximately two years.
Manaira shopping mall was the first of its kind in the region of Joao Pessoa. The construction of the mall put Joao Pessoa on a national limelight, which has attracted more investors to put up similar structures in the region. Manaira shopping mall comprises of a rooftop concert hall, theater, gaming area, several shopping stores, food court, financial institutions, a college and a gym.
Inside the shopping mall, you will also find Domus Hall that is situated at the mall’s rooftop. Te Domus Hall was opened in 2009. Domus is a huge Hall with huge space that can hold weddings, concerts, exhibitions, fairs, graduation ceremonies, and much more. The hall can hold up to ten thousand people standing and 4,000 while seated.
What makes this hall more spectacular is the features it holds. Domus Hall is soundproof and well conditioned. It can, therefore, hold such a huge crowd without getting worried about suffocation. The halls also feature a two-story structure that is partitioned into individual cabins for those people who would want some privacy when going about their business. The ground floor is set aside for bigger public events.
The Domus Hall has hosted some of the most prominent entertainment concerts by both local and international crew. Some of these concerts would not have happened in Joao Pessoa. There’s an array of other entertainment options inside the Manaira shopping mall. They include a movie theatre where you are guaranteed to catch some of the latest movies. The mall also has a gaming area with a bowling alley.
The Manaira Shopping Mall has everything that a family would need. It is a favorite venue for families to bond. The food court at Manaira offers mouth-watering dishes that will make a visitor come back for more. The food court has been renovated severally in 2008, 2012, and 2014. The food court now offers a broad range of foods that suit shoppers with various budgets.
Manaira shopping mall offers a shopping experience that favors individuals from all walks of life. The mall has furniture stores, bookstores, sports gear, clothing stores, cosmetics, and jewelry among other items. The Manaira shopping mall also houses a college, College Higher Education of Paraiba.