Roberto Santiago is the owner of one of the largest malls in the world known as Manaira Shopping Mall. The mall is located at the center of Joao Pessoa. He is a recognized entrepreneur in all of Brazil. He started his profession by starting a company which made boxes and sold to other companies and businesses to use for selling their products. After some years of successful stint in this business, Roberto Santiago had saved money enough to enable him to buy a plot of land at the center of Joao Pessoa. He built a mall on that land and officially opened it 1989. Since the time of its opening, the mall has remained an attraction site for the city residents and people from neighboring cities and towns. The Manaira Shopping Mall has been expanded over time, today, it does offer not only retail services and restaurants but also a university and a vast modern hall known as Domus Hall that can accommodate 8,000 individuals. The hall has attracted many cultural events in the city due to its enormous size and its advanced technology enhancement.
The Hall was completed in 2009; the hall is made of two levels, the lower level, and the upper level. The lower level is used to host private events while the upper level is used to organize public events. The mall is the largest in the city of Joao Pessoa and the nation. The top level has a capacity of 8,000. Most people hire the lower level to host business conferences, weddings, and other private events. The upper level is used to hold cultural events, exhibitions, plays, fairs, concerts, music and much more. Before the establishment of the Domus hall, the city had never attracted such events. The hall is famous among the Brazilian citizens and the people of Paraiba state.
Manaira Shopping Mall has fantastic food courts, Roberto Santiago has ensured that the food court has a choice for every visitor to the mall. The mall also has entertainment options for everyone, with a movie theatre and an enormous arcade area where people can play games. The mall has banks within its location, spas, salons, different clothing brands, electronics, furniture, and much more. It is a retail environment with something for everyone. There are also regular events that attract people into the mall. Most people have made the mall their stopping place in a routine to enjoy themselves and shop. The mall has enough parking space to accommodate its visitors. The safety of the visitors is also guaranteed within the mall and its surrounding. Roberto Santiago has an expansive knowledge about the Brazilian people and the nation, he is, therefore, able to leverage on his understanding of their culture and do a business that can attract and satisfy the Brazilian people