Robert Santiago is a 58-year-old Brazilian entrepreneur and owner of various modern and high tech buildings such as the Manaira Shopping Center and the Mangabeira. Robert, who was born in Joao Pessoa, earned a name as a leading real estate developer with the launch of the mall which has its location in Paraiba, Brazil. Robert’s main aim of setting up the center was to avail a broad range of entertainment options to natives and tourist visiting the regions. Manaira has a high-end technology, entertainment, and laser reference. Manaira has eleven rooms equipped with urbanized movie techniques, VIP rooms, stadium systems, and 3D rooms. The center has more than stations with high graphic games that suit all types of audiences and tastes. Manaira’s food courts range from simple, fast food options to high-end restaurants such as the Espaco Gourmet, Waynes, and Capital Steakhouse which have sophisticated chefs. Robert included an all-around entertainment range by including a fully equipped gym, house of shows and university branches. In total, Manaira has 280 stores, a 75,000 square meter arena, the Gross Lettable Area which caters to varied needs of individuals and families.
Robert Santiago was born in Brazil and began pursuing his entrepreneurial career when he launched a cartonnage firm at a tender age. The company specialized in designing and producing cardboard that is used to build cartons for use by a group of businesses that needed the supply. Currently, Robert Santiago is an active real estate businessman with a string of urban shopping malls. He bought his first huge piece of land in Joao Pessoa in 1989 and has since developed one of the biggest and most adored shopping centers of the country, Manaira Shopping Mall. The construction of Manaira took two years to complete, since its inception in 2007.
The mall’s key attraction, Domus Hall is located at the top of the building and features famous music shows by artists from around the world. Robert Santiago has stated that he enjoys bringing in local artists to the space, so as to donate back to the community by providing rich cultural experiences to the audience. Santiago is an alumnus of the Pio X Marist College and the University Of Center Of Joao Pessoa, where he earned his degree in Business Administration. Since the launch of the mall, Robert continuously improves the services offered to match up with the rapidly changing technology in the world.