For Sale

  • July 19, 2006

    Looking for East Texas Theater!

    Looking for open or closed theater to buy in the East Texas area ONLY! Condition should be fair to good . Email me at . Serious and ready to buy by August 2006. No larger than a quad.

  • July 18, 2006

    Looking for Theater to Purchase!!!

    Looking for a small to mid-sized(75-400 seats) theater to create a new independent theater for film, stage, & live music events. I also would like to add a kitchen to provide a full restaurant menu & bar. Single or Multi-Screen Venue.

    Looking in areas(NC & SC) such as: Charlotte, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, & Columbia.

    Able to do some restoration, but would like to find a theater that does not need more than 30% of restoration work done for it.

    Please contact ASAP! Thank you.

    Please send history, details, and pictures to:

  • July 17, 2006

    Theatre for sale/lease in northwest NJ

    Beautifully renovated turn of the century theater for sale in rural North West, New Jersey. One hour drive to New York City. Easy highway access, yet located in quaint county town on a picturesque Main Street. The theatre seats 185. New curtains, refurbished seating, new lighting, new 7' Yamaha piano. Excellent mailing list and press contacts. Web site, etc. Large stage. Good storage. Superb accoustics. Willing to discuss any reasonable offers/situations. Serious inquiries only. Owners need to relocate, will work to insure that the theatre is transfered to new owners/operaters that will continue to maitain the theater’s reputation as a serious art house. This is a great opportuinty for someone serious about true theatre.
    Call Howard at 415 377 9052 (cell phone) for more info.

  • July 14, 2006

    Art Deco theatre for sale in Illinois

    HAVANA, IL — Lawford Theatre, up and running 1 screen movie theater for sale. The price has just been reduced $10,000 so the new asking price is $76,900.

    Includes building, all equipment and concession. 3 rooms upstairs can be converted to Apartment. Office next door currently rented as a Barber Shop for $150 a month. You can find all information on my Realtor website:

    Owner says to ‘bring him an offer to purchase’, sorry no leases available. He has other business ventures and had this property leased but is now running it himself to keep it open. He would prefer to sell rather than stay in the Theatre business. He is keeping it open to sell and to retain good will within the community.

    If you are interested in information on this Theatre, please contact me at:

    Tammy Helman, Realtor
    Jim Maloof / Realtors
    2990 Court St.
    Pekin, IL 61554
    (309) 231-8879

  • July 13, 2006

    30 Years of Movie Posters

    ANNAPOLIS, MD — Estate Sale of Anne Warner.

    Twenty boxes of Movie posters collected over 30 years from local theaters by high school theater/business technology teacher. Some are rolled; some are folded. Have been stored in dry climate controlled area. Posters were displayed at local theaters; condition varies, but most are in very good condition or better. Posters will be sold from $2.00 and up. Just TOO many to inventory.

    Sale is SATURDAY JULY 22, 2006
    9:00 AM 514 Powell Drive Annapolis, Maryland 21401

  • July 3, 2006

    North Central Texas theater cafe for sale

    GAINESVILLE, TX — The beautiful art deco State Theater & Backstage Cafe are for sale or lease in historic downtown Gainesville, Cooke County, TX.

    Excellent business opportunity as there is not another operating movie theater in the county! Gainesville is approximately one hour from the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. The 400+ seat theater and cafe were renovated in 2000.

    The 3-story theater features state-of-the-art sound system, digital movie projection, stage and dressing rooms to accommodate live performances, a balcony with overhead doors equipped as A/V rooms and a third story with a large conference/board room.

    The stunning neon marquee has been completely restored. It is featured in ‘Grand Old Texas Theaters That Won’t Quit’ by Joan Upton Hall and Stacey Hasbrook.

    The 60+ seat Backstage Cafe opens through french doors into the theater lobby. It features faux-finished walls, 16' tin ceilings, original wood floors, an office, ADA bathroom, and stainless steel kitchen.

    For more information, contact owner David Jones (940)736-5109 or see

  • June 28, 2006

    827 movie theater seats for sale

    PHOENIX, AZ — I have 817 Theater seats left for sale. Great condition. Cup holders. Can send pics.

    You supply the transportation and my people will load them in your truck. Make an offer. Call 480-227-6217 for more details.


  • June 27, 2006

    Theaters Wanted

    Chalet Theaters has announced that we are looking for a few ‘good theaters’.

    If you have any for lease or sale, contact asap they can be drive-ins (closed or open) or any single or multi screen venue. If it needs work, we can do that also.

    Thank you.

  • June 22, 2006

    Theatre seats for sale

    I have about 600 theatre seats that came out of a high school auditorium. These are the flip up seats in excellent condition. You would need to make arrangements to pick up the seats in the panhandle of Texas. Email me for details, or call me at (863) 604-6289.

    Kelly Forkner
    Hall County Auction

  • June 20, 2006

    Wanted: Smaller Neighborhood Theater in South or North Carolina

    Looking for an investment opportunity to create a new independent theater for both film/video presentations as well as some live music events. Seats 100-300 would be ideal.

    Prefer NC/SC costal cities such as Wilmington/Wrightsville, Charleston or Myrtle Beach but would also seriously consider downtown areas in Charlotte, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, etc.

    Funds available for some restoration work, but ideally we want a theater that is 80% ready to run.

    Email details/photos to .