Contractor selected for eight screen movie theatre in Lewisburg
Barnette Development Company of Logan and GHTC Theatres a movie theater circuit based in Huntington, are pleased to announce the selection of Swope Construction Co. of Bluefield as the construction contractor for Lewisburg Cinema 8.
“Barnette Development Company has been methodically putting together a strong site plan for their movie theatre complex, and the Lewisburg Planning Commission and the City of Lewisburg are looking forward to seeing the final plan,” says Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester. “Upon approval, the City of Lewisburg looks forward to working with the Barnettes and Swope Construction on breaking ground this spring,” he adds.
“We have been very blessed with the opportunity to provide quality, affordable entertainment to the residents of Lewisburg and the surrounding area”, says Diana Barnette, president of Barnette Development. “We look forward to working with Swope Construction Co. to bring a quality entertainment facility to Lewisburg and Greenbrier County.”
“We are excited to join with the Barnettes to bring this state-of-the-art movie theater complex to the residents of Lewisburg and Greenbrier County,” said Derek Hyman, president of GHTC Theaters. Hyman states, “weather permitting, we are hoping to be ready for the 2014 fall movie season. Future customers can check our website, www.ourshowtimes.com or our Facebook page (Lewisburg Cinema 8), for additional information.”
“It is equally thrilling for Swope Construction Co. to be a part of this dynamic team as it will allow us to provide good paying construction jobs to a number of area employees in a down market,” said Ron Mallory, president of the Bluefield based firm whose company has recently finished several projects in the Lewisburg area.” Mallory said “they are anxious and ready to get started on the new Theater Project.”
Additional details regarding this new movie theater facility include: Building Description: State-of-the-art stadium seating movie theater, Project Name: Lewisburg Cinema 8, Number of Seats: 1097, Number of Screens: 8.