Roberto Santiago: Brazils Successful Mall Tycoon

Roberto Santiago is a successful businessman, trader, and a sports personality. Roberto Santiago was born in the city of Joao Pessoa, and he is recognized as the owner of the largest malls in the city. His venture in shopping mall development began in November 1989, when Manaira Shopping opened its doors to the public. It took him two years to develop the mall, but his hard work paid off, because Manaira Shopping is considered today to be an icon of Joao Pessoa, and it has become synonymous with word class entertainment. Several international brands can also be found inside the mall, and a wide selection of food choices that would suit the budget of everyone is available. The complex itself is a testament of Roberto Santiago’s perseverance to succeed in life, and the investment that he poured in has transformed the way of life of the locals. The mall is considered to be the pioneer in developing properties across Brazil that would integrate leisure and fun.


Manaira Shopping is known for the entertainment value that it offers to visitors. The mall has eleven cinemas equipped with the most advanced technology, a VIP room, a 3d room, and an interactive stadium system. The mall also boasts Game Station, an amusement park with over 200 gaming machines that caters to the taste of gamers from different age groups. Manaira Shopping is also the home of Domus Hall, a large concert hall located on the mall’s roof top. It has a vast space inside, and thousands of people can fit in. It is also equipped with the latest technology, and international artists performing in the city always choose the Domus Hall as their venue. The hall can also be used for other events like conference, exhibits, conventions, and even birthday parties and wedding receptions. Children are also being taken to Manaira Shopping to do educational tour, because of the blend of culture and the knowledge that they can acquire inside. Today, more than 300 stores can be found inside Manaira Shopping, and they are considered to be the largest mall in the state of Paraiba. The success of Manaira Shopping prompted Roberto Santiago to build another mall. Mangabeira Shopping is another mall built by Roberto Santiago, and it opened to the public in November 2014. It is also considered to be the largest commercial complex in the southern part of the city.


Aside from focusing on his business ventures, Roberto Santiago is also known in the world of sports as a kart champion, bagging several awards and trophies in state wide competitions. He is also active in motocross sports, becoming a champion once. Roberto Santiago has a lot of vision in his mind, and he is looking forward to turn these visions into reality someday.