The name of Roberto Santiago is a popular one in Brazilin business as he is known as the founder of the most versatile and entertainment-oriented shopping center in the country. Roberto Santiago started doing business after he had completed his higher education at the Po X-Marist College and than the University Center of Joao Pessoa, which is also his hometown as well as the home of his most significant accomplishment – the Manaira Shopping Center.
Having graduated Business Administration, Roberto Santiago started at a place called Cafe Santa Rosa, working in the business of decor manufacturing. Later, Roberto Santiago began his first venture and so he founded a firm called Cartonnage Company which is a seller of cartons made of cardboard. The business expanded and started amassing revenue which Roberto Santiago directed towards investments in the industry of real estate.
After Roberto Santiago had started to successfully navigate his way through the real estate business, his career truly took off. He grew to become one of the business people in real estate with the most impressive investment portfolios in his country. The idea of the Manaira Shopping Mall was conceived during his work in real estate. Roberto Santiago did not have the resources to fulfill his dream for many years but in 1987, he as finally able to purchase the land where the shopping center would be established.
The construction of the Manaira Shopping Center was on a land of 75 000 square meters in the city of Joao Pessoa, and it took a couple of years to complete. The Manaira Shopping was inaugurated in 1989 with more than a hundred stores, plus restaurants, cafes, a vast parking lot, and more. Over the years, Manaira Shopping Center has been growing both in popularity and in proportions.
The Manaira Shopping Center had been expanded physically at least a dozen of times and looking back on its history, Manaira has had some type of construction going almost always which makes it a massive work in progress. The latest expansion the mall was last year in 2017. The Manaira Shopping Center received an expansion of the garage area. The building received an extra story for parking.
Manaira Shopping Center is regarded as the epiphany of modern entertainment and as the greatest establishment in the business career of Roberto Santiago. Nearing 80 years of age, Roberto Santiago is extremely proud of his accomplishment and sends most of his time there. Roberto Santiago loves soaking in the atmosphere of fun and enjoy n the Manaira Shopping Center.
Between the nearly three hundred stores in the mall and the several cinemas, food court, video game area, and gym, there is something for everyone in the Manaira Shoppng Center to find and enjoy.