or login to your SBJ.net account
Forgot your password or username?
Search only accepts letters and numbers.
Moxie Cinema up for sale
Tuesday, April 06, 2010 6:40 AM
A change in lifestyle for the owners of The Moxie Cinema may lead to a change in ownership.
Last fall, Dan and Nicole Chilton quietly put independent movie house The Moxie Cinema on the market, listing the theater with business brokerage firm The Kingsley Group. Nicole Chilton said it’s time for a change in focus: Dan Chilton has been concentrating on his full-time work as a Web site designer and programmer for AOL, and the couple welcomed a baby into their family four months ago.
The movie house is listed on Kingsley’s Web site for $150,000, and the sale price includes the business, equipment, branding and Web site, Nicole Chilton said. The theater’s 4,300-square foot location at Wilhoit Plaza at Jefferson Avenue and Pershing Street is leased from The Matt Miller Co. and has about 18 months left on the lease with an option to renew.
There has been some interest in the purchase of the business, Chilton said, but no offers have been made.
“A couple of people expressed interest, but it’s not a quick process,” she said, adding that finding the right fit was important. “We’re going to be particular on who would take over. We worked really hard to build the Moxie into what it is.”
Even if the Chiltons aren’t able to find the perfect buyer, changes may still be in the theater’s future. Chilton said she’s also researching the possibility of turning the Moxie into a nonprofit.
Please fill out the form below to submit a comment. Your comments may be used in Springfield Business Journal’s print editions, along with your username and/or registered name.
Message is a required field.
Captcha entry is not valid, please try again.
A comment must be approved by our staff before it will displayed on the website.
SEARCH SPONSORED BY
Bill O’Reilly breaks silence after Fox News exit
Missouri House passes abortion restrictions
AT&T bringing gigabit internet to Springfield homes
Business Spotlight: Joystick Heroes
City Utilities pens deal with NorthStar Battery
Trump slaps first tariffs on Canadian lumber
Open for Business: Springfield Bicycle Tours LLC
Greitens signs ride-hailing bill inspired by Springfield model
Russia now the world's third-largest military spender
Samsung fixing Galaxy S8 display days after launch
Opinion/Letters to the Editor
© 2017 Springfield Business Journal, Springfield, Missouri. All Rights Reserved. To contact SBJ, call (417) 831-3238.