March 26, 2012 // Franchising.com // Austin, TX - Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is pleased to announce its plans for a new state of the art theater, located at the corner of Lakeline Blvd and Pecan Park Blvd, adjacent to Lakeline Mall, in the new Lakeline Market Shopping Center. Alamo Lakeline will have 10 screens, the largest of any Alamo theater yet, and boast a bar for beer lovers with a robust selection of brews on tap. Map of new location can be found here, Alamo Drafthouse is building G.
"Ever since opening the Alamo Lake Creek in 2003, we have had tremendous support from the neighborhood. The New Alamo Lakeline will be the newest state-of-the-art Alamo design. We are so proud to bring it to our loyal fans in north Austin", says Tim League Founder and CEO.
Lakeline Market is a new community retail center being developed at the southwest corner of Lakeline Boulevard and US Highway 183 by a partnership of the Barshop & Oles Company of Austin and the HEB Grocery Company of San Antonio. The initial phase of Lakeline Market is projected to open in November of 2012 and will feature a 117,000 square foot HEB Plus Grocery store and Fuel Station. Additional buildings will be constructed to accommodate retail, restaurant and service tenants and upon full build out the project is projected to total 265,000 square feet.
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The Alamo Drafthouse is a lifestyle entertainment brand with an acclaimed cinema-eatery, the largest genre film festival in the United States and a collectible art store. Named "the best theater ever" by Time Magazine, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has built a reputation as a movie lover's oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse Founder & CEO, Tim League, created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed "The Geek Telluride" by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of offbeat cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood studios. The Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art boutique, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expanding its brand in new and exciting ways, including the launch of Drafthouse Films, a new film distribution label and plans to extend its theaters and unique programming philosophy to additional markets across the United States. More information about Alamo Drafthouse franchise opportunities are available on the official website http://drafthouse.com/.