Roberto Santiago, an acclaimed 58-year-old entrepreneur, is a prominent name in Brazil’s shopping segment. His prominence has grown over the recent years, mainly due to the creation of the largest shopping mall in Joao Pessoa, Manaira Shopping. Aside from the mall’s versatility, it was created with an objective of ensuring customer satisfaction for all members of the family.
Launched in 1989 in Paraiba’s capital of Joao Pessoa, the Manaira Shopping exudes excellent modern architectural design. Since its construction, the mall has undergone five major expansions all geared towards making it an outstanding shopping complex. As a result, Manaira Shopping has grown into one of the foremost and largest shopping centers in all of Joao Pessoa. This reputation is owed to the mall’s numerous activities for everyone ranging from fun, entertainment and leisure.
Why is Manaira Shopping Exceptional?
Manaira Shopping hosts about 280 stores offering 75,000m2 of Gross Lettable Area. It provides a wide range of activities for shoppers and visitors. As far as entertainment is concerned, Manaira Shopping leaves nothing to chance. Movie enthusiasts who visit the mall are spoilt for choice, as they are presented with eleven rooms that are fully equipped with state-of-the-art display equipment. The movie section also offers 3D and VIP rooms to spice up the audience’s experience. Additionally, Manaira Shopping presents a stadium system whereby armchairs are organized like bleachers in a bid to give the audience excellent visibility.
Away from the movies, Manaira Shopping has proven to be the ideal place for bowling lovers. In fact, it has electronic and modern bowling tracks to make the game enjoyable. For those who prefer electronic gaming, the mall provides over 200 electronic game machines that complement varying ages and tastes.
Manaira Shopping has several food courts and restaurants that offer a wide range of meals and snacks for the customers or visitors of the mall. The Espaco Gourmet is one of the food joints that boast unparalleled chefs in the region.
The space at Manaira plays host to educational institutions such as colleges and even the gym for those who love working out. At the rooftop, the mall has a modern concert room called the Domus Hall. The expansive space is available for hiring, especially for events such as music concerts, weddings, graduation parties among many others.
By creating Manaira hoping, Roberto Santiago has not only brought entrainment, fun, and leisure to Joao Pessoa but also influenced the regions social and economic development. As a testament to this fact, the houses surrounding the mall have significantly appreciated. Also, various companies are continuously taking an interest in the city of Joao Pessoa, and more precisely the Manaira Shopping neighborhood. This situation has played a significant role in improving the lives of the residents.