AMC Theaters plans renovations at new AMC Eastchase 9

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Atlanta-based AMC Theaters has leased a former theater in the Eastchase Market shopping center in east Fort Worth and reopened as AMC Eastchase 9.

AMC spokesman Ryan Noonan said the building will be renovated starting in mid-September, with work expected to be done in December. Plush recliners will be added to each theater and concession areas rebuilt.

AMC recently added a bar area to its remodeled AMC Rivercenter 9 in San Antonio, but a decision to do that in Fort Worth hasn’t been made.

The renovations in Fort Worth will be consistent, though, with work AMC is doing to many of its theaters nationwide, he said.

The newly remodeled theaters will be all-digital.

One filing shows the estimated construction costs to be $2.6 million.

The theater will remain open while the work is being done, Noonan said.

The theater was last leased by Carolina Cinemas for a short time after the United Artists chain pulled out.

The theater opened in 1997 as a United Artists theater.

Northern Trust opens Fort Worth office

Northern Trust, which provides financial services to affluent families, foundations, endowments and other institutions, has leased 5,500 square feet of office space in the D.R. Horton Tower in Sundance Square in Fort Worth.

The company will open the office on the tower’s 30th floor at 301 Commerce St. in early November. Jeff King is the Fort Worth region president.

Bill Booker and Robert Gamblin represented Sundance Square in house. Pat McDowell of Jones Lang LaSalle represented Northern Trust.

Transactions

2413 Gravel Road, Fort Worth

Halle Joy has leased 6,750 square feet of industrial space. Amy Grant and Jeff Givens represented the landlord.

1330 Post & Paddock Road, Grand Prairie

Rochester Midland Corp. has leased 12,194 square feet of industrial space from Columbia Texas PP Industrial L.P. Will Dillard of Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services represented the tenant. Peter Yates and Gil Stoube of Lincoln Property Co. represented the landlord.

827 S. Great Southwest Parkway, Grand Prairie

Accel Expeditors has leased 8,797 square feet of industrial space. Will Dillard of Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services represented the tenant. David Dunn of Dunn Commercial/Sperry Van Ness represented the landlord.

1651 Hickory Drive, Haltom City

Migura Land Express delivery service has leased 11,800 square feet of industrial space. Amy Baker and Jeff Givens of Transwestern represented the landlord.

Sandra Baker, 817-390-7727 Twitter: @SandraBakerFWST

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