Owner of the Largest Shopping Mall in Brazil, Roberto Santiago

Roberto Santiago is a well-known Brazilian businessman. He was born in Joao Pessoa on July 16, 1958. Mr. Santiago went to school at Pio X- Marist College before doing his Business Administration undergraduate at the University Center of Joao Pessoa. He has thrived in the Brazilian mall industry where he owns the largest shopping mall known as the Roberto Santiago Manaira Shopping Mall. Santiago bought the land on which he built his shopping mall way back in 1987. He later developed the land for about two years until the Manaira Shopping Mall was launched in 1989. Roberto Santiago’s mall comprises of a rooftop concert hall, theater, food court, gaming area, a college, several shopping stores, a gym, and financial institutions.

 

The Manaira Shopping Mall

 

The Manaira is considered the largest mall in the country. It is dedicated to strengthening the good relationship it has with clients. Its primary purpose is to provide its clients comfort, fun, and leisure. Moreover, it has high-tech cinema made with modern technology. Also, it has 3D rooms and a stadium concept that enhances the experience of thrill seekers. For those seeking tranquility moments, the Manaira has a gourmet space for that.

 

Inside the Manaira Shopping Mall is the Domus Hall located at the rooftop of the mall opened in 2009. The hall has enough space to host conferences, musical concerts, weddings, exhibits, fairs, and graduation ceremonies. Besides the Domus Hall being air conditioned and soundproof, it can accommodate about 4,000 seated and 10,000 standing individuals. It has special two-story structure subdivided into cabins for people who need privacy. The hall has attracted performances from both Brazilian and international artists.

 

Early Career

 

Roberto Santiago began his career in a Santa Rosa Café. He later went on to open a company that manufactured decorative and utilitarian products. Ever since, Santiago’s business career has been successful. He has received numerous trophies in both motocross and kart championships due to his love and passion for sports. Several of his works and novels have been honored including El ladron de mentiras, his first book. He also won the Edebe Prize for kids’ literature. His other works entail The Longest Penalty in the World, The Suicide Club, At the End of the Road and many more. He also collaborated as a director and screenwriter in various TV series.

 

Roberto Santiago has earned a reputation as one among the most successful Brazilian entrepreneurs. He is dedicated to providing the Brazilian and people around the world with the best shopping experience. His success can be attributed to commitment, hard work, and passion. He advises upcoming Brazilian entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs around the world to believe in themselves and step out to actualize their business ideas.

 

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