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Circle Mall, Nakheel’s go-to shopping destination at JVC, announced the opening of Studio X, a state-of-the-art venue that is designed to enable qualified professionals, self-employed freelancers and certified specialists to hold classes across a spectrum of activities, including dance, martial arts, mind and body, education, music, arts and crafts, for adults and children in nearby communities.

Located at the mall’s rooftop, Studio X features three brand new stylish studios designed by award winning architecture firm Accent Group as well as storage space, available for leasing by professionals looking for a space to teach their respective crafts. Offering a flexible platform, two studios can be opened to each other to accommodate larger classes, performances or events.

Studio X aims to empower certified specialists to teach what they are most passionate about, making a range of classes accessible to JVC and neighbouring communities. Inspiring clients to try out a new activity and discover a new passion, Studio X seeks to provide a rewarding experience that leads to a greater sense of fulfilment and involvement in the community. Professionals can also enjoy competitive benefits such as leasing the studios for free for a trial period as well as retaining all proceeds that come from clients.

Omar Khoory, Chief Assets Officer at Nakheel, said: “We are pleased to welcome Studio X to Circle Mall’s ever-growing portfolio. Not only is it an excellent addition to the mall’s dynamic rooftop, but it also supports our overarching aim in building fully serviced destinations that meet the ever-evolving requirements of our community residents. Placing small business owners at the heart of what we do has been a key driver behind this partnership, and we invite entrepreneurs, licensed professionals and specialists to make Studio X top-of-mind for building and growing their customer base and advancing their business forward.”

Yasmine Abu-Sharif, General Manager at Studio X, said: “We are extremely excited to partner with Nakheel for the launch of Studio X at Circle Mall. At Studio X, we are committed to bringing world-class facilities and services to children and adults alike. In line with Circle Mall’s aim to support a thriving community like JVC, Studio X was established as a platform that enables freelancers and professionals to share their passions across multiple disciplines. We look forward to welcoming community members of all ages to a space that invites self-expression and cultivates a sense of belonging.”

Circle Mall’s visitors can also enjoy the vast rooftop offering including HUNA Aquatics, a world-class swimming academy and the region’s first mall rooftop pool as well as McCafferty's, an Irish concept renowned for its lively ambiance, great craic and authentic F&B menu.

A wide variety of shops are available at Circle Mall, including Spinneys, Nesto Hypermarket, WellFit, Daiso, Homes For Less, Minutes and NStyle Beauty Lounge, with more opening soon. Circle Mall’s operating hours are 10 am to 10 pm from Monday to Thursday, and 10 am to 12 midnight Friday to Sunday.

Source: Red Havas