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Richmond, TX: Santikos Building 22-Screen Palladium Movie Theater

Posted on Thursday, August 11th, 2011. Last Updated on Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 3:53 PM by Scott Jentsch

Renderings of the new theater
Architect's rendering of the new Santikos Palladium 22.

Santikos Theatres announced today that it plans to open a second movie theater in the Greater Houston area with the purchase of 20 acres in Richmond, Texas, near the Long Meadows Farm community on Highway 99, The Grand Parkway, at the intersection of West Bellfort Street.

“We are very pleased to be expanding in the Houston area and especially look forward to being a part of the Long Meadow Farms community,” said John Santikos, owner of Santikos Theatres. “We are excited to bring to West Houston moviegoers the latest and greatest in cinema technology to this growing area which is currently underserved.”

Groundbreaking should be soon, and the new 22-screen theater should be open by the end of 2012.

Update: The new theater will be called the Santikos Palladium 22, and we now have an entry for it. For the latest and greatest news and other information about this theater, please see the Journal Entries and Theater Information pages!

Santikos Theatres operates eight other locations in Texas, including the Santikos Silverado IMAX in Tomball, which is also in the Greater Houston area.

Press Release

The Palladium - Coming Soon to Fort Bend County, Houston!

22 Screens - 2 Restaurants

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (AUGUST 11, 2011) – Santikos Theatres is expanding its reach across Texas, as the entertainment company makes plans to open its second multiplex cinema facility in the Greater Houston Area. The company has acquired a 20 acre site within the master-planned community of Long Meadow Farms, located along Highway 99, The Grand Parkway, at the intersection of West Bellfort.

The new entertainment complex, to be named Palladium, will bring Santikos Theatres’ unique brand of “experiential theatre” to the West Houston community. The new Palladium will not only offer 22 movie screens equipped with the latest digital projection and sound, but will also include amenities not currently available in the Houston Area, with details to be announced soon.

“We are very pleased to be expanding in the Houston area and especially look forward to being a part of the Long Meadow Farms community,” said John Santikos, owner of Santikos Theatres. “We are excited to bring to West Houston moviegoers the latest and greatest in cinema technology to this growing area which is currently underserved.”

The entertainment complex will be part of a new, 90 acre mixed used development within Long Meadow Farms that will include retail, office and high density residential.

TK Architects of Kansas City are leading the design team and VCC Contractors are the General Contractors. Construction begins August, 2011.

About Santikos Theatres

San Antonio – based Santikos Theatres is the largest family-owned theatre circuit in Texas founded by Louis Santikos in 1911. The circuit presently operates 7 facilities in San Antonio and one in Houston on 249 near Tomball. The entertainment company is a pioneer in “experiential theatre” and proudly continues its tradition of customer service, community relations and superior cinematic presentation.

About Long Meadow Farms

Located in Richmond, Texas, Long Meadow Farms is a master-planned community developed by Trend Development Inc. and owned in venture with Forestar Group Inc. The 1,400 – acre residential community includes such amenities as hiking/biking trails, pedestrian bridges, tennis facilities, playgrounds, pools, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.



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