Alef Group’s Landmark Zero 6 Mall Now Open in Sharjah

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Published April 30th, 2018 - 11:33 GMT
Khalid Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of Alef Group
Khalid Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of Alef Group

Theeagerly-awaitedZero 6 mall opens today in Sharjah, heralding the arrival of an exciting new concept in the local retail and leisure scene. Developed by Alef Group, a Sharjah-based, privately-owned provider of consumer lifestyle experiences, the upscale 37,000-square-metre venue gathers an exclusive range of premium dining, leisure and retail experiences together under one roof to create a complete entertainment destination.

The mall’s impressive 8-screen Cineplex opened three weeks ago and has proved extremely popular, with tickets selling out on a daily basis as film fans flock to enjoy the latest blockbuster movies. Developed by Cinema City, it boasts the largest IMAX screen in the UAE. The new cinema is just one of many exciting attractions in store at Zero 6.

Set to appeal to trend-setting modern consumers, Zero 6 takes its name from Sharjah’s telephone dialling code and incorporates sophisticated contemporary design. The landmark development is located within a five-kilometre radius of Sharjah University City, Sharjah International Airport, Dubai International Airport and high-end residential areas, providing convenient access for the local community and visitors to the emirate.

Zero 6 sets fresh standards for Sharjah’s retail landscape and represents the first in a new generation of lifestyle-orientated malls in the city. Sheikh Khalid Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of Alef Group, said “At Alef Group, we are dedicated to enriching people’s lives through ground-breaking design and world-class leisure facilities, inspired by global trends and local needs. We are delighted to host an unrivalled range of premium dining, leisure and retail experiences in one exciting development, which will strengthen Sharjah’s reputation as a leisure destination and serve as an attractive meeting place for the local community.”

Food lovers are spoiled for choice with a wide selection of popular dining concepts, several of which are coming to Sharjah for the first time. These include the acclaimed Italian family restaurant Sapori di Bice, organic eatery Burger Boutique. Visitors with a sweet tooth will find plenty to enjoy at Godiva, one of the world’s most sought-after chocolatiers. Those looking to savour meticulously crafted pastries and seasonal desserts can head to Angelina, a Parisian-inspired patisserie. IN addition to Wagamama, which inspired by fast-paced, Japanese ramen bars and a celebration of Asian food.

Zero 6 brings together a diverse mixture of entertainment, lifestyle and retail outlets to provide visitors with a truly world-class leisure experience. In addition to Cinema City, key brands at the mall include the renowned international supermarket chain Spinneys and Sharjah’s first Platinum branch of leading healthcare club Fitness First for ladies, which features an indoor swimming pool.

Kids are also well catered to with a range of activities at the popular play centre Fun Block, making Zero 6 an attractive destination for visitors of all ages. “By offering a wide range of leisure activities, we aim to create a holistic lifestyle experience and turn every trip into shareable memories. This reflects our strategy of moving beyond traditional retail concepts to deliver value-added and inclusive ‘Designed Lifestyle Experiences’ for the whole family which exceed the expectations of local residents and tourists alike,” said Issa Ataya, Managing Director of Alef Group.

An array of high-end retailers make their Sharjah debuts at Zero 6, including Urban Male Lounge, a modern barber shop and day spa for men, Louzan Fashion, Maison Des Fleurs, Jelly Belly, Dip n’ Dip and Yogurtland also appear in the emirate for the first time. Issa Ataya continued, “Zero 6 is designed to appeal to a new generation of trendsetting consumers by providing a one-stop destination in Sharjah where people of all ages can socialise, relax, dine, shop, work out and have fun, all in one convenient location. We are delighted with visitor numbers since the launch of Cinema City earlier this month. This is simply the beginning for Sharjah’s premier lifestyle-orientated retail venue, and we look forward to bringing the community an unprecedented leisure experience.”

The mall will be further enhanced by a diverse range of additional stores and outlets including Al Ansari Exchange, Bath and Body Works, Damas, Emirates Islamic Bank, Footlocker, Hind Al Oud, Mothercare, Nstyle Beauty Lounge, Okaidi and Starbucks, with other brands are set to open soon.

Zero 6 is located in Al Juraina on University City Road, Sharjah and is open from 10:00am to 10:00pm (Sunday to Wednesday) and 10:00am to 11:00pm (Thursday to Saturday). For further information, please visit

Background Information

Alef Group

Alef Group is a privately held lifestyle experience provider founded by Sheikh Khalid Sultan Al Qasimi in 2013. Headquartered in Sharjah UAE, Alef Group is a pioneer in developing premier lifestyle communities, destinations and experiences through investment and strategic joint ventures. With AED 4 billion worth of assets and a land bank of AED 1 billion, Alef Group’s premium developments lead the way in business and leisure projects complemented by the creation of high-quality residential communities. Capitalizing on the consistent growth of the emirate and its unique geographical position as the connecting link between Dubai and the Northern Emirates, Alef Group recognizes the exceptional potential of this evolving modern metropolis.

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