Katy, TX News (January 13, 2017) Houston-based developer Vista Equities Group and Amstar Group, its equity partner, are pleased to announce that the Final Phase of LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch will be anchored by a new 37,000 sq. ft. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.
Construction is scheduled to begin in March 2017 with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema anticipated to open in Spring 2018. The Final Phase will be located on the southeast side of LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch and will consist of the new Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, an additional 7,500 sq. ft. of retail space and a 6-story parking garage.
Alamo Drafthouse LaCenterra will feature eight screens of new releases, classics, independent films, foreign movies and Alamo’s unique signature programming. The facility will have eight auditoriums, seat approximately 900 people and will feature new luxurious wide seats throughout. All theaters will also feature 4k digital projection and state-of-the-art digital surround sound. Additionally, the layout of each auditorium will eliminate the traditional front row, ensuring every seat in the house allows for a great viewing experience.
The theater will also feature an adjacent bar/lounge, outdoor patio seating, a large selection of craft beers on tap and in bottles and handcrafted cocktails designed by award-winning Beverage Director Bill Norris.
“The new Alamo Drafthouse LaCenterra location will allow us to provide our guests with an Alamo Drafthouse experience unlike anything they have experienced in the Houston-area,” said Neil Billingsley-Michaelsen, President and CEO of Triple Tap Ventures LLC, the owner and operator of the Houston Alamo Drafthouse Cinema location. “We will offer the same special events, menu offerings and no-talking policies that we are known for, but in a brand new, state-of-the-art movie theater.”
“We are excited to announce the continued growth of LaCenterra with the Final Phase of development and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is the perfect addition,” said Lindsay Kaye, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for LaCenterra. LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch is a 34-acre, over 360,000 sq. ft. (410,000 sq. ft. upon completion) mixed-use development located on the western edge of metropolitan Houston in Katy, TX. Located on the Grand Parkway just three miles south of I-10 with prominent freeway visibility, the property is nestled in the heart of Cinco Ranch, one of the nation’s premier master planned communities.