Roberto Santiago a Brazilian Businessman, who has had lofty success in the mall industry. He is 58 years old and his success makes him the envy of many people. Naturally, Roberto Santiago was a script writer, who never dreamt of owning malls. After a career in writing children literature, he developed an interest in producing and directing films. He also has an interest in bowling and motocross. Moreover, Roberto had a passion for writing blogs that targeted young and old audiences. In most of his blogs, Roberto Santiago’s addressed life, success, and the challenges one faces as they try to progress. These were based on the materials he read as well as his personal experiences.
After a successful blog post, Roberto gained some investment skills and later decided to join Pio X-Marist College and later the University Center in Joao Pessoa, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Roberto was very ambitious while he was in college but he lacked a large amount of money to buy a piece of land for building a large business. Therefore, he started with a small cafeteria called café Santa Rosa. He then used his savings to begin his cartonnage company which he terms as the foundation of his success and career. The company mainly dealt with decorative and utilitarian products; it also, manufactured cardboard. The success of the venture helped him to save money with which he bought a huge piece of land to build Manaira Shopping Mall. Santiago’s dream was to get a building that would provide every product under one roof.
Roberto owns the Manaira Shopping Mall, which is the largest and most modern mall in Brazil. The mall offers services to people of Joao Pessoa as well as the entire Brazil. Manaira Mall has a mission of offering its customers comfort, leisure, and fun. It also has a state of the art cinema that is fitted with modern technology. Manaira Shopping Mall also has a stadium concept and 3D rooms that thrill the customers who visit the center. The Roberto Santiago mall also offers the visitors fancy food parlors as well as shopping boutiques. There is also a large concert hall that holds an audience of 14, 000 people: 4000 seated and 10000 standing. The success of the mall has contributed largely to make Roberto among the most successful business owners in Brazil.
Roberto has also been recognized on various occasions for his expertise and championship in kart and motor cross rallies. He admits that he is deeply passionate about sports since he was a child. Roberto’s success is mostly attributed to his hard work commitment and passion. He asks all aspiring entrepreneurs to employ these attributes and go out and try business.