Roberto Santiago, the Brazilian entrepreneur, offers a world-class mall experience to the people and tourists of João Pessoa, the capital of the state Paraíba. His Manaira Shopping, one of the largest malls in Brazil is attracting both youth and families alike with the fun and entertainment services it offers. Over the years, the mall has grown as a major landmark in the city, especially for shopping exclusive brands. Originally it was inaugurated in 1989 but has gone through at least five major expansion considering the requirement of additional spaces to accommodate the growing population and to provide space for diverse brands and entertainment options.
Roberto Santiago inaugurated another shopping mall in the city called Mangabeira Shopping, and he is very enthusiastic to provide the city’s best shopping experience mixed with fun and entertainment to its people. The Manaíra Shopping is built in between the center of the city and the beaches of the northeast of the city. It is built over 75,000 sq.m. and accommodates 280 stores. Interestingly, the shops offer everything for the shopping needs of a family, and hence it attracts a large number of families to spend their weekends there.
Santiago has used the contemporary style of architecture to design the shopping mall as it offers spacious stores, recreation areas, food courts, etc., making it a hotspot in the city. It additionally has 11 movie halls with VIP rooms, stadium system, and 3D system. It also offers electronic gaming machines, bowling options, ballroom, gym, a special children playground called Pirlimpimpim, etc. The electronic gaming machines are offering more than 200 different style games that can be fit to any ages. The retail stores in the mall include various jewelry, fashion, electronics, optical showrooms, lifestyle, music, supermarkets, etc. The mall also homes various services from banking to attorney as major banks and reputed attorneys have branches or offices in the mall.
Altogether, the mall is considered to be an important landmark in the social life of the people of João Pessoa. Santiago proves that he is a visionary in finding the need of the city more than three decades ago and renovating according to the changing requirements of it. He tries to house all the fun and entertainment options in the mall as he believes that people should have the option to explore through the adventures he offers. He is also open to all the options and services that can make the mall an ideal place of families and youngsters. Read more articles on portaldolitoralpb.com