Technology, vast space, and world-class shops are some of the perks to expect at Manaira shopping mall. The building which sits on thousands of square feet acres, allows visitors to have ample parking space, and entry and exit avenues. It has stores that cater to the addicted shopaholic who prefers to buy items without their taxation fees, game heads with a raving obsession for 3D games, film fanatics seeking a thrilling experience with modern day technology. Manaira’s owner considered music lovers who would enjoy a rooftop live performance experience and food lovers who appreciate delicacies from excellent five-star restaurants. Manaira’s entertainment capacity provides a lifestyle ability like no other mall in Brazil. The gaming section has a fully electrified bowling area, and the movie theater features trending shows using the latest laser cut technology. The rooftop, known as the Domus Mall, has an air-conditioned open-air facility that hosts exhibits, fairs, conferences and concerts that use a customized sound system and acoustics.
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In 2008, Manaira’s owner, Robert Santiago began the expansion of the food court. The food available ranges from affordable burgers and pizzas to exotic recipes from five-star restaurants such as Espaco Gourmet, Waynes, and Capital Steakhouse. At the end of the day, Manaira offers more than 100,000 daily visitors with a variety of items and gadgets such as jewelry, furniture, clothing, books, sports gears, and technology. Manaira’s unique inclusion is the Higher Education of Paraiba faculty situated in it. On a regular weekday, the mall has hundreds of the institution’s staff and students viewing the different shops and spaces.
Roberto Santiago is a serial entrepreneur with a string of malls across regions in Brazil. Before joining college, Robert launched a carton manufacturing enterprise that would design boxes at the request and specifications of a client company. Santiago earned his bachelor’s degree in business from Center of Joao Pessoa University after graduating from Pio X-Marist College. In 1989, Robert invested in buying a vast space of land in his hometown, Joao Pessoa, which he is now using for the development of real estate. Apart from managing his businesses, Robert is a federal deputy of the capital of Sao Paulo. He is the son of Carmen Gomes da Silva and Jose Santiago Roca. Robert has previously worked as the vice president of the general union of workers of Brazil and currently serves on the Board of Labor Administration and Chamber of Duties for the public service committee.