B&B Theatres officially began construction Wednesday on a new 7-screen luxury cinema within the New Longview commercial area of Lee’s Summit. The mixed-use project is being developed by Box Development and brings ‘New Urbanism’ development to Lee’s Summit.
“This state-of-the-art theatre will be a great addition to New Longview’s premiere, mixed-use ‘New Urbanism’ entertainment district,” said B&B Theatres President Bob Bagby. “We are looking forward to sharing the magic of the movies with Lee’s Summit early next year and are excited to be working with Box Real Estate Development and Platform Ventures on this project.”
The project also adds momentum to the city’s flourishing west side along the View High Corridor, according to Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council President Rick McDowell.
“We call all of this new development along View High Drive our very own ‘West Side Story’ and are thrilled to see so much commercial and residential construction taking place between the historic Longview Farm and extending north to I-470 with the Paragon Star Soccer Village. It is a very exciting time for Lee’s Summit,” McDowell said.