Roberto Santiago is well recognized in North Eastern Brazil for his outstanding success as a businessman. He kicked off his entrepreneurship career years ago after saving money that he earned from a café that was located in the Santa Rosa. He is currently highly respected in Santa Rosa and the rest of Brazil. Santiago was born in 1958 and holds a degree in business administration. He developed a passion for business when he was still young and has grown over time to establish successful enterprises such as Manaira Shopping and Mangeira Shopping. The two shopping complexes are very modern, and they offer top-notch amenities to the residents. The tycoon started Manaira in 1989, and it has been the largest mall in Joao Pessoa for years. It has been significant in the transformation of the economic and social status of the city. Maneria was also the first modern shopping complex to be established in Paraiba.
When Roberto was establishing Manaira Shopping, his primary objective to offer the people of Joao Pessoa an excellent place where they could shop and also entertain themselves during their free time. The structure has about 75,000 square meters of business space that is rented out. It has currently accommodated over 300 shopping stores that sell different types of products. The commodities that people can access at Manaira Shopping include household goods, electronics, furniture, and clothing. The place also has 11 outstanding movie theaters that have advanced audio and visual equipment. People can have an opportunity to enjoy 3D movies at the cinema halls. Manaira has a state-of-the-art electronic amusement park and a gaming place that has more than 200 machines.
Many residents of Joao Pessoa love the cuisine that is offered at Manaira Shopping. The building has a food court that comprises of a variety of eateries. It gives shoppers the option of selecting their meals according to the craving and appetite. The mall has also been a venue for a couple of gigs that include weddings, conferences, music concerts, and many others. These events are hosted at the Domus Hall, which is on its rooftop. The hall has been operational since 2009 and is quite spacious.
Beside Roberto Santiago’s accomplishments as a businessman, he is a retired sportsman. During his hay days, he was a champion in both 125cc and 250cc go-kart competitions. He even managed to become a finalist in the Brazilian Karting Championship. He won a couple of medals and trophies in motocross races. Due to his age, Santiago no longer participates in the competitions but is a great fan. The accomplishments of Mr. Santiago have inspired many youths in Joao Pessoa and the rest of Brazil. He has been campaigning for social change and is a supporter of the Social Democratic Party.