Roberto Santiago lives in the state of Paraiba, Brazil. He is the owner of the great Manaira Shopping Mall which he founded in 1989. This famous and luxurious mall is located on the north coast of the city near the beaches. The mall has 75,000 square meters of Gross Lettable Area and many stores totaling to two hundred and eighty. Mostly it offers a wide range of entertainment activities and has over the years improved in its services thereby earning more profit. This has made Manaira Shopping Mall be one of the largest malls in Brazil with the highest number of customers.
Roberto is a successful man in the face of Brazilian businesses who use every opportunity in front of him as an advantage to his own growth. Having being born and raised in a humble background, he has continuously been motivated to work hard despite all the adversities and truly this has greatly fuelled his efforts. He has learned to connect with the needs of other people through donations and other charitable works that he has provided to the poor and the aged without any discrimination. Additionally, he is also a senior news editor and reporter at Miami Herald for their New York Times Daily. In the media industry, he has exercised his honed skills which date their roots back to Oberlin College where he studied journalism.
Apart from being a successful journalist, he has also succeeded in his businesses hence making him one of the most visionary entrepreneurs in Brazil. His shopping mall being the leading is equipped with various facilities which include colleges for different universities in Paraiba, a hall for concerts and even a luxurious gym. The mall also has 3D rooms and Stadium Systems with comfortable chairs for a wonderful view during the movies. It is also equipped with modern electronic machines for games. The mall also presents a large number of hotels which offer different cuisines according to the customers’ tastes and preferences.
In addition, he has also improved in building a better economy and a more advanced social set up for the region. The mall has attracted investors and entrepreneurs who have opened their businesses within the premises inside the mall and by so doing it has helped in providing jobs to various groups of people and even companies. The community has also appreciated the services they receive from Mr. Santiago’s businesses hence simplifying their movements considering their proximity to the mall.
All these have presented a win-win situation to both Roberto Santiago and the community of Paraiba in that in as much as he has achieved great success, the community has also equally benefited from his services. Based on Roberto’s achievements, it is evident that he is a man of change in the society.