News





Carmike and Anthony Properties plan new Montgomery 13-plex

Jan 23, 2013

Carmike Cinemas announced the signing of a build-to-suit agreement and long-term lease with Anthony Properties, a Dallas, TX-based real estate development and investment firm.

Anthony is constructing a new 13-screen digital-cinema entertainment complex that Carmike will operate. The new facility is projected to open during the first half of 2014 and will be centrally located off Chantilly Parkway (Route 110) in Montgomery, AL, next to the Home Depot.

Jay Anthony, principal of Anthony Properties, stated, “The top-tier retail, restaurant and commercial tenants in the area and proximity to Auburn University’s Montgomery Campus make this an ideal site for another Carmike Cinemas state-of-the-art theatre. Over the past 25 years we have developed 40-plus properties for Carmike and are delighted to work with them on what we believe is another exceptional location in their growing footprint.”

The new 13-plex will feature stadium seating for up to 2,800 guests. it will also include a “BIGD” large-format auditorium, Carmike’s premium theatre design with a wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling 81-foot-wide screen, high-back rocking luxury seats, retractable armrests, and seating for 600 patrons. The other 12 auditoriums will be equipped with large, wall-to-wall screens, as well as DLP digital projection and surround sound. Other components of the new theatre will include multiple concession areas featuring Coca-Cola Freestyle drink centers, and one-stop ticketing and concessions stations.

Carmike Cinemas president and CEO David Passman stated, “Carmike continues actively expanding our growing circuit, on our way to 300 theatres and 3,000 screens through opportunistic, accretive acquisitions and the addition of multiple new-build theatres in promising locations across ‘Hometown America.’ Alabama has become of one of our top-five states, with 13 theatres at year-end, including six properties we recently acquired from Rave Review Cinemas last November. In addition to the Montgomery entertainment complex, we have another theatre under construction in the Decatur, Alabama market and will soon begin construction in Opelika, Alabama.”


Carmike and Anthony Properties plan new Montgomery 13-plex

Jan 23, 2013

Carmike Cinemas announced the signing of a build-to-suit agreement and long-term lease with Anthony Properties, a Dallas, TX-based real estate development and investment firm.

Anthony is constructing a new 13-screen digital-cinema entertainment complex that Carmike will operate. The new facility is projected to open during the first half of 2014 and will be centrally located off Chantilly Parkway (Route 110) in Montgomery, AL, next to the Home Depot.

Jay Anthony, principal of Anthony Properties, stated, “The top-tier retail, restaurant and commercial tenants in the area and proximity to Auburn University’s Montgomery Campus make this an ideal site for another Carmike Cinemas state-of-the-art theatre. Over the past 25 years we have developed 40-plus properties for Carmike and are delighted to work with them on what we believe is another exceptional location in their growing footprint.”

The new 13-plex will feature stadium seating for up to 2,800 guests. it will also include a “BIGD” large-format auditorium, Carmike’s premium theatre design with a wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling 81-foot-wide screen, high-back rocking luxury seats, retractable armrests, and seating for 600 patrons. The other 12 auditoriums will be equipped with large, wall-to-wall screens, as well as DLP digital projection and surround sound. Other components of the new theatre will include multiple concession areas featuring Coca-Cola Freestyle drink centers, and one-stop ticketing and concessions stations.

Carmike Cinemas president and CEO David Passman stated, “Carmike continues actively expanding our growing circuit, on our way to 300 theatres and 3,000 screens through opportunistic, accretive acquisitions and the addition of multiple new-build theatres in promising locations across ‘Hometown America.’ Alabama has become of one of our top-five states, with 13 theatres at year-end, including six properties we recently acquired from Rave Review Cinemas last November. In addition to the Montgomery entertainment complex, we have another theatre under construction in the Decatur, Alabama market and will soon begin construction in Opelika, Alabama.”

More Cinemas

AMC Theatres hosts ninth Best Picture Showcase

For the ninth straight year, AMC Theatres is bringing all of this year’s Best Picture nominees to its locations More »

Cinemark schedules annual Oscar Movie Week

Cinemark’s annual Oscar Movie Week will take place Feb. 13-22 More »

Carmike Cinemas celebrates National Popcorn Weekend with discount promotions

Carmike Cinemas announced special weekend-long concessions promotions at all 273 of its complexes More »

Regal opens Three Rivers Mall 12 in Kelso, WA

Regal Entertainment Group celebrated the grand opening on Jan. 15 of Three Rivers Mall 12 & RPX in Kelso, Washington More »

ADVERTISEMENT



REVIEWS

The Wedding Ringer
Film Review: The Wedding Ringer

Intermittently amusing bro-comedy trifle that confirms Kevin Hart's talent, though not his taste in material. More »

Paddington
Film Review: Paddington

This feel-good, looks-great first-time big-screen adaptation of the beloved British children's stories about a stowaway Peruvian bear finding his, er, bearings in London is much more than just, oops, bearable. The handsome production greatly benefits from a top-notch cast of some of the U.K.’s finest actors and its beautiful blend of CGI-enriched live action and animated ursine star. More »

Player for the Film Journal International website.


ADVERTISEMENT



INDUSTRY GUIDES

» Blue Sheets
FJI's guide to upcoming movie releases, including films in production and development. Check back weekly for the latest additions.

» Distribution Guide
» Equipment Guide
» Exhibition Guide

ORDER A PRINT SUBSCRIPTION

Film Journal International

Subscribe to the monthly print edition of Film Journal International and get the full visual impact of this valuable resource for the cinema business.

» Click Here

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Learn how to promote your company at the Film Expo Group events: ShowEast, CineEurope, and CineAsia.

» Click Here