RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zaremba Metropolitan Midlothian, LLC and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC), today announced a 16-screen Regal Cinemas will be joining Westchester Commons, a new retail development in Richmond, Virginia. The shopping center and theatre are scheduled to open in spring 2009.
Westchester Commons will feature 900,000 square feet of retail and is part of Watkins Centre, a mixed-use development located at the northwest quadrant of Route 288 and Route 60. The development celebrated a groundbreaking in July and will feature over one million square feet of retail, 1,800 residential units and two million square feet of office space.
Steve Trowbridge, vice president of shopping center development at Zaremba Group, LLC, commented, “Regal Cinemas is the perfect complement to a unique center like Westchester Commons, with its mix of power retail and a Main Street component.”
The new Regal Cinemas Westchester Commons Stadium 16 will boast the latest theatre amenities including all-digital projection systems. The entertainment complex will cover more than 66,000 square feet and provide seating for approximately 3,200 patrons.
Regal’s new state-of-the-art theatre is expected to feature the following amenities:
About Zaremba Metropolitan Midlothian, LLC
Westchester Commons is a joint development of Zaremba Group, LLC and Metropolitan Partnership, Ltd. Zaremba Group, LLC is a fully integrated real estate developer involved in the business of developing freestanding commercial projects, shopping centers and residential properties. For leasing information visit www.zarembagroup.com.
About Regal Entertainment Group
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) is the largest motion picture exhibitor in the world. The Company's theatre circuit, comprising Regal Cinemas, United Artists Theatres and Edwards Theatres, operates 6,368 screens in 529 locations in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Regal operates theatres in all of the top 25 and 43 of the top 50 U.S. designated market areas. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the Company's theatre circuit not only provide its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable movie-going experience, but is also an exceptional platform to realize economies of scale in theatre operations. Additional information is available on the Company's Web site at www.REGmovies.com.