New movie theater coming to Bonita Springs
posted by Michael Zoldessy on June 18, 2012 at 10:50 am
BONITA SPRINGS, FL — The plaza at Chamber of Commerce Drive has been a troublesome spot for movie theaters the past decade. However, a new owner is taking over the former Prado Cinema Cade with plans to add comfy chairs along with a full menu with alcohol.
Read more in NBC 2.
Other news reports about this new theater operation indicates that will be owned by Frank Theatres which is intriguing in that the chain always has been rather bottom-line conscious and there would appear to be some risk involved in this venture. Regal closed it in 2009 after less than a decade in operation, and another operator closed it again after about a year. Considering that the mall itself is not doing well, it will be interesting to see what happens. Frank appears to have only one other theater with a cafe-lounge.
Sadly, it won’t last.