Circle Mall opens its doors to the public today

  • New community mall by Nakheel in Jumeirah Village Circle spans 532,000 sq ft and welcomes multiple brands 
  • Family-friendly destination will have up to 80 stores and restaurants by Q4 2021 and will feature a 32,000 sq ft entertainment centre
  • Home to Wellfit – a 61,000 sq ft world class fitness and wellness club

Dubai, UAE: Circle Mall, the newest community mall by master developer Nakheel, opens its doors for a soft launch today (8 April 2021). Located at Jumeirah Village Circle, just off Hessa Street, the mall is a family-friendly destination for residents of JVC and nearby areas, with leading retailers, food and entertainment brands.

Circle Mall spans 532,000 sq ft and opens with a collection of brands including Spinneys supermarket, Nesto Hypermarket, Daiso, Medicina Pharmacy, Du, Etisalat and everything a community needs for convenient shopping close to home.

By Q4 2021, the mall will have up to 80 stores, restaurants and entertainment outlets, including Baskin Robbins, Life Pharmacy, Starbucks, McDonald’s and Il Forno among many others.  In addition to the mall’s diverse collection of retailers, Wellfit, a multifaceted club of fitness and wellness designed to develop the body and mind by blending Olympic sports with physical fitness, will open in Q4 2021.

Set to attract visitors of all ages, Circle Mall will also feature a 17,000 sq ft family entertainment centre with an arcade, trampoline, cross fit for kids, children’s salon and more. The rooftop, which will be home to the first community club in JVC, will feature state-of-the-art amenities, including an outdoor pool, two tennis courts and McCafferty’s, a new Irish restaurant concept which will complement a host of other coffee shops and dining options.

Omar Khoory, Chief Assets and Hospitality Officer, Nakheel said: “We are delighted that Circle Mall has opened its doors to the community. Circle Mall is solid proof of our commitment to building destinations that are tailored to meet the needs of the residents of our communities. We are confident that Circle Mall will become a key destination within JVC and other areas in south Dubai.”

Circle Mall accommodates a core catchment area of 230,000 residents, including the 95,000 residents that currently live in Jumeirah Village Circle.  Conveniently located off Hessa Street, Circle Mall offers easy entry and exit access to main highways and will hold over 2,500 parking spots.

About Nakheel Malls (

Nakheel Malls owns and operates a diverse range of world-class retail experiences with a distinct portfolio of iconic lifestyle, shopping, dining and entertainment destinations across Dubai. Its strong heritage has been a driving force behind its well-established footprint, which spans 1.4 million square metres of gross leasable space. Nakheel Malls’ 14 developments and 5,000 retailers together shape the lifestyle of 90 million customers every year.

The Palm Jumeirah – Nakheel’s award-winning, world-famous landmark and a symbol of the UAE’s ambition and creativity – is home to The View at The Palm, Nakheel Mall, Golden Mile Galleria, The Pointe, the world’s largest fountain The Palm Fountain, Club Vista Mare, Palm West Beach and The Palm Monorail, a celebration of enhanced lifestyle experiences for residents and tourists alike. Its exclusive franchises include gourmet food hall concept Depachika. 

Nakheel Malls’ expanding portfolio is a testament to its creative spirit that reflects people’s aspirations. It includes distinguished, large-scale shopping centres such as Ibn Battuta Mall, Dragon Mart (which launched its e-commerce platform in partnership with DP World in 2020), the Pavilion Community Centres located across six Nakheel residential communities and waterfront trading hub Souk Al Marfa, in partnership with DP World. 

Nakheel Malls is the retail arm of world-leading master developer Nakheel.