New Jersey Theater for rent—full time or part time

posted by hdhain on August 20, 2009 at 3:35 pm

Renovated theater in Western New Jersey available for rent. Located in Blairstown, New Jersey. Seats around 200. Film, live music, live theater, dance all possible. Lighting system in place. Concert piano. Part time rental possible. Please call Howard for more information: 415 377 9052

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markp on August 20, 2009 at 4:36 pm

I dont want to be a pessimist, but its awful hard to make money with anything that seats 200.

Robert Allen
Robert Allen on August 21, 2009 at 2:05 am

I managed a 248 seat single screen theatre in NE Iowa in ‘06, the admission was .99 cents and the theatre ran seven days a week. It was very profitable. The nearest competition was 30 miles away. If this 200 seater has competition it can be run successfully by not going head-to-head with the competition (don’t play what they’re playing) but become a specialty house. Assuming all the equipment is in place and in good shape I wouldn’t hesitate to rent it.

movieguy on August 21, 2009 at 5:15 am

The last people to run the theatre were great and worked their tails off.The LANDLORD wanted to raise their rent! This upset the delicate balance they were trying to keep.

The were forced to close up shop BC of the foolishness of the landlord. Now it sits empty and the town suffers bc of it!

If a new operator comes on board hopefully the landlord will have learned from his mistake and work with them.

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