Local Dallas Economy Boosted by Opening of Studio Movie Grill Colleyville
Eight screen-movie theatre complex modernizes existing theatre and creates over 200 jobs
DALLAS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studio Movie Grill ("SMG") is opening its ninth Texas location and seventh in the Dallas Metroplex in Colleyville and has already impacted the local economy in significant ways.
Dallas-based Studio Movie Grill has been hard at work on construction to overhaul and upgrade the existing theater space at 5655 Colleyville Blvd. in time for summer blockbusters. SMG's newest Dallas-area location, SMG Colleyville, is set to open next month just in time for X-Men:Days Of Future Past. The 51,935-square foot establishment will be an upscale social destination, encompassing eight screens and over 1,100 seats.
Dozens of local construction workers have been hired to complete the conversion on the new complex, which will offer customers an enhanced movie-going experience. SMG Colleyville will house an upscale theater featuring spacious auditoriums with fixed lounge seats, individual dining tables and a contemporary casual entry and bar area. The new SMG location will offer a true marriage of hospitality and lounge experiences as SMG continues to innovate fresh ideas into its concept.
"We are looking forward to offering not only the best in in-theater dining for local residents but also to becoming a true partner in the community and providing our new Colleyville neighborhood numerous economic opportunities," said Studio Movie Grill Founder/CEO, Brian Schultz.
SMG is actively hiring team members and looking to fill a number of hourly positions. Once hiring is complete the theatre will employ more than 200 team members. Prospective employees are welcome to apply in person to General Manager, Kirk Richard, at the theater at 5655 Colleyville Blvd. Colleyville, TX 76304 from 10am-8pm or through the SMG website at www.studiomoviegrill.com
"We are thrilled to reopen the theatre as the SMG Colleyville," said Velocis Principal, Steve Lipscomb. "The fully renovated theatre will greatly enhance the amenities we have in the area both for visitors and residents."
SMG is sure to be a major attraction and drive traffic to its new location. The concept has historically proven to be a boon to surrounding retailers through its ability to reinvigorate the area, provide advertising 365 days a year and increase the volume of customers to nearby establishments.
About Studio Movie Grill:
SMG Colleyville's state-of-the-art theatre complex will be Studio Movie Grill's seventeenth location. Studio Movie Grill modernized the traditional movie-going experience by combining first-run movies with in-theater dining and is characterized in the market today by its continued ability to innovate and maximize movie and menu offerings. Considered the industry leader in its rapidly growing segment, SMG has 16 existing locations in 7 states with more expansion on the way. With over 160 screens, SMG is now the 30th largest exhibitor in the US. For additional information, please visit www.studiomoviegrill.com.
Lynne McQuaker, Studio Movie Grill, (972) 388-7888, Ext. 232; Email
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