Owner of Manaira Shopping Centre; Roberto Santiago

Mr. Roberto Santiago is the founder and owner of one of the biggest shopping centers in the world. The shopping center named, Manaira Shopping Centre shows Roberto Santiago’s efforts. He began this project in his 60s. He worked really hard all his life to make this project dream become a reality.


The shopping mall is situated in Manair, hence the name Manaira Shopping Centre. It is basically situated in Joao Pessoa, Brazil. This shopping Centre is considered as the biggest in Brazil and not only that; it’s considered one of the largest in the world as well. There is so much to see and do in the shopping center. This is what makes it an attraction for the locals and the tourists as well. Many people visit the city just to see the Manaira Shopping Centre. Even though it is a shopping mall, the Manaira Shopping Centre’s main focus is entertainment. It has several theaters, food courts, live performances, swimming pools, gaming stations, gym, sitting areas and indoor parks as well.


It took nearly 3 years to construct the Manaira Shopping Centre. The Centre was expanded a couple of times because of the success and fast growth it had. When the Shopping Centre was opened, it had only 94 stores. But after several years, this amount increased immensely. The number of stores in the Centre increases every day. There are more than 250 stores in the Centre today.


The Manaira Shopping Centre had to be expanded after every 3 to 4 years because of its popularity. Every brand wanted to own a store in this shopping Centre.


There are a lot of reasons behind the shopping Centre’s huge success and development. It is considered quite unique. People mostly visit the Manaira Shopping Centre to watch different movies. There are about 11 movie theaters in the Centre. Some of these movie halls were specially designed for 3D movies as well. The VIP boxes are mostly booked. The gaming stations of the Manaira Shopping Centre are also quite popular. People spend hours in the amazing 1800 square meters’ game station. It certainly is a heaven for gamers as it has all the games one could ask for.


Now, if you don’t want to watch a movie or play a game, you can just go around to relax and hang out with your family or friends. The food court is amazing as well. The Food Court was expanded as well because of high demand. It has every kind of cuisine there is. The Gourmet Place is also excellent. It provides a very nice dining experience. It has some of the world’s amazing steak recipes and wines as well. People love to celebrate special occasions in this area like birthdays, anniversaries and etc.