Metro Design Studio Salons offers experienced salon professionals a unique opportunity to own their own business. Entrepreneurs at Metro enjoy the independence and flexibility that comes with renting their own studio space, offering the right combination of privacy and community. Our professionals rent more than just a chair, they operate their business in a self-contained, expertly-equipped, state-of-the-art studio with these (and many other) benefits:
Metro Design Studio Salons was the first to bring the self-contained, studio salon concept to St. Louis in 1999. Owned by three, life-long St. Louis-area professionals, including a hairstylist with more than 30 years of experience, Metro Design Studio Salons has locations in University City, Chesterfield, Des Peres and Creve Coeur. In addition, our General Manager has managed salons for over 17 years. We are proud to include more than 90+ hairstylists, nail technicians, estheticians and massage therapists as tenants; many having been with us for more than ten years and planning to stay.
Metro Design Studio Salons is St. Louis-owned by three professionals who call St. Louis home and are invested in the community. Our modern salons provide the perfect combination of privacy, convenience and community and offer a number of amenities to our tenants including:
Tenants are able to work whenever they need to be in their studios for their clients; with access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Actually, our salon professionals and their clients think Metro Design Studio Salons is the perfect combination of community and privacy. Your clients will love the personal attention they receive from you, when needed, you can close your studio door for extra privacy. Tenants visit with each other when walking down the hall or while in the break room and waiting areas. You will find each location offers a friendly and inviting environment; as our salon professionals socialize with ease throughout the day.
You do, and who better for the job? Gone are the days of appointments that are booked incorrectly. Because you know your client’s needs, you will maximize your time and your earning potential.
If there is a problem in the common area or with the equipment or cabinetry provided by Metro Design Studio Salons, call our General Manager and the problem will be resolved. You are only responsible for replacing your studio's light bulbs, cleaning the inside of your studio and cleaning the hair trap below your sink.
Your rent will be automatically debited from either your savings or checking account. Metro Design Studio Salons offers several options for setting up your debiting schedule.
If you have an established book of clients, are business oriented and customer service driven, Metro Design Studio Salons may be the perfect fit for you. Ask yourself the following questions:
For more information about owning your business at Metro Design Studio Salons, or for a personal tour, use the contact form below. All inquiries are strictly confidential.
Or, call Lise Napoli, General Manager at 314.983.0444
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“I like the option of privacy at Metro, and, when they say 'rent more than just a chair' they really mean it.”
—Cecil Clay, Barber • Metro 1
“One of my favorite things about operating my business at Metro is the privacy offered by having my own studio. This atmosphere allows me to build meaningful relationships with my clients.”
—Ryan Brennan, Hairstylist • Metro 4
“When I moved to Metro, I became a true entrepreneur, which has allowed me to give my clients a better experience. I can provide them with the specific hair products I know they like, flexibility with scheduling, and a more personal setting.”
—Lisa Hink, Hairstylist • Metro 2
“I love owning my business at Metro because it gives me the freedom to set my own hours and prices, so I can best serve my clients!”
—Patty Walsh, Hairstylist • Metro 2
“One thing I truly love about Metro Design Studio Salons is the people I am surrounded with each day. Other business owners here hold themselves to the highest standards, which fosters a desire to be the best! I also love the privacy I have in my own studio.”
—Frank Chross, Hairstylist • Metro 3
“One thing I value about my opportunity with Metro Design Studio Salons is the ability to personalize and individualize my own studio.”
—Lidiya Fridman, Hairstylist • Metro 3
“When I was new to Metro, everyone was extremely welcoming and kind.”
—Christine Daleo, Esthetician • Metro 4