Roberto Santiago is an award-winning motor cross expert. However, this is not all he is known for. He is known for a number of things including running a blogs that discusses all about Brazil. He is also known for being an expert script writer and producer. But, again, that is not all. He is a proficient businessman. He is the owner of the Roberto Santiago Manaira Shopping Mall which is located in Joao Pessoa, Paraiba.
To achieve this success, Roberto success had to be molded through education and career experience. He passed high school with flying colors and gained an admission to the Pio X-Marist College. But after the completion of his studies at the college, he decided to further his studies and gain some background knowledge in business management. This would be helpful once he started his own business. Therefore, he applied for a Business Administration Degree at the University Center of Joao Pessoa.
As for career experience, Roberto Santiago had to start at the lowest and work his way up. He started out working at Café Santa Rosa. His first job equipped him with experience on how to run a business. He also saved enough for him to be able to start a cartonage business. He would make decorative and utilitarian products and supply them. He also supplied cartons to packaging companies.
By the year 1887, Roberto Santiago had saved enough to enable him get into the real estate business. But, when he bought his first piece of land, in the remote Joao Pessoa, he did not imagine that he would develop a leading mall in the country. In the year 1989, The Manaira Shopping Mall was inaugurated. It has since become a favorite spot among locals and people visiting Joao Pessoa.
The Manaira Shopping Mall has grown with every New Year. The Manaira Shopping Mall you see today was totally different a few years back. Today, the mall has the largest space for holding live concerts. The Domus Hall is located on the rooftop of the Manaira Building. It has technologically-advanced surround sound systems, allowing sound to reach everyone in the large hall. When at full capacity, the hall can carry up to 10,000 people. It is available for hire for weddings, receptions, graduation ceremonies, arts exhibition and theatrical performances etc.
Manaira Shopping Mall holds something for everyone. It is a one-stop shopping complex with stalls that offer everything that you might need. In Joao Pessoa, it is only at Manaira Shopping mall that you can bank, school, eat, play and shop. It is indeed one of the best investments by Roberto Santiago. Read more articles on exame.abril.com