In 1987, Roberto Santiago, a resident of Joao Pessoa began the construction of Manaira Shopping centers. The project was completed after two years, and since its inauguration it has remained a haven for shopping and entertainment in the city. This mall is famous for offering a memorable shopping experience, leisure, comfort, entertainment and fun. It has several facilities to address the needs of all, both young and old. Some of the facilities at the mall movie theater, Domus Hall, gaming area, lots of shopping stores, restaurants, banking institutions, gym and a higher learning institution. Te Manaira Shopping is a place where you can spend the whole day, shopping for products, services and numerous entertainment activities.
The Domus Hall
This was an addition to the mall and was opened in 2009. It is situated at the roof of the mall. It has two floors; the mezzanine for hosting private event, and the ground floor for public events. Since it was launched, Domus Hall has hosted several live concerts that attracted both local and international artists. A diverse range of musical styles are played at this hall. Apart from live concerts, this hall is used for various occasions like weddings, private events, presentation, graduations and others.
Other Venues at Manaira Shopping
There are about 280 stores at Manaira Shopping offering a variety of products including clothing, electronics, furniture, appliance, sports apparel, jewelry, cosmetics and more. In addition, there are several service providers at the mall. There are several food court units serving a variety of delicacies from fast food to high-end dining experience. These units have been redeveloped severally, the most recent being on 2014.They include Waynes, Capital Steakhouse and Espaco Gourmet.
Roberto Santiago’s Achievements
Manaira Shopping is a remarkable investment that has made Roberto Santiago very popular in Brazilian business world. Santiago’s aim was to build an investment on a strong foundation of excellent customer relation. That is what Manaira Shopping has achieved, making it one of the most successful malls in the region. Considering the number of customers visiting the mall, it is obvious the quality of services and products offered there is outstanding. Santiago wanted Manaira Shopping to be on the same level as some highly reputable malls in the most developed countries in the world.
Roberto Santiago is highly acknowledged in the Brazilian shopping and retail industry. His dream was to develop a facility offering diversified kinds leisure, recreational and entertainment activities to Brazilian and foreign visitors. Roberto began his career in the business world early in his life, and through passion and hard work his investments are a success. He holds a Business Administration degree. During his free time, Roberto loves engaging in sports activities like motocross and kart.