Roberto Santiago was born in 1958 in Joao Pessoa, where he spent most of his childhood and where he still lives. His journey to legend started when he went into business. However, there were other behind the scene days when he did not have enough money. Pursuing artistic careers. Roberto began as children literature writer where he focused on entertaining and educating kids. After some years, Roberto took on a new career in script writing and directing films and plays. He also took on to blog writing, a career that gave him so much fame and success. Since he made some cash from the venture, he decided to invest, but before then, he studied at the University Center in his hometown where he pursued a Bachelor of Commerce course.
While still in college, Roberto started the Café Santa Rosa and used the profits from the firm to start a cartonnage company, where he was involved in the designing and manufacturing of cardboard boxes. The company also later started selling other utility products, and the success of the firm turned Roberto’s life around. He used the finances for real estate purposes and bought the land where the Manaira Mall stands today. Later, he built the Maniara mall within two years, and it brought him ample success.
The Domus Hall is located on the rooftop of Maniara Mall hosts weddings, exhibitions, conferences, and other social functions. It has a capacity of 14, 000 people and is sound proof. There are also high-tech music systems in the facilities that make it stand out from other similar facilities. The upper part has cabins that allow privacy while the lower part allows functions that are more public. The hall attracts international performers as well as high profile local events. Moreover, there is the gaming area that has over 200 machines for betting; the machines have different themes making them quite interesting. There is also a food court that offers different kinds of foods to suit different kinds of people.
The profits from the mall were also used to build yet a new mall called Mangeira Mall that is another state-of-the-art facility. The mall matches Maniara and surpasses it since it was just constructed in 2013 while the former was built two decades back.
Major core values
One of the core values that Roberto values greatly is discipline as he says it allows him to save from one venture and invest the money in yet a new business. Roberto says he believes in being a good steward of every coin in his hands. The aspect allows him to serve his community financially and socially using his resources. Roberto also says that hard work is vital, as without determination he would not be where he is.