NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southwest Value Partners and AEG, joint venture partners and co-developers of Nashville Yards’ creative office, concert hall and entertainment offerings, announced an agreement with EVO Entertainment Group®, the first and largest leading national operator of cinema-entertainment centers, to open a more than 48,000 square foot experiential cinema and entertainment destination at Nashville Yards. Plans for EVO Entertainment Nashville Yards, slated to open in late 2024, include a 12-screen luxury cinema, eight bowling alleys, a scratch kitchen and bar, private event spaces, and games and games at the cutting edge technology. attractions, gravity ropes and advanced virtual reality experiences.
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“Nashville is a world-class entertainment and hospitality destination, and we look forward to being a part of that community,” said Mitch Roberts, Founder and CEO of EVO Entertainment Group. “I’ve been keeping tabs on the progress at Nashville Yards since it was first announced and the dynamic and versatile venue created by Southwest Value Partners and AEG is a perfect fit for EVO.”
EVO Entertainment Nashville Yards will occupy an entire floor of the 420,000 square foot Class A+ creative office building located in the center of Nashville Yards. The development will also include a state-of-the-art concert hall with a maximum capacity of 4,500 and a curated collection of food, beverage, entertainment and shopping offerings.
A key and unique feature of EVO Entertainment Nashville Yards will be private event spaces including screening rooms, providing the perfect setting for gatherings and celebrations of all occasions and sizes, from corporate events to private parties. A kitchen and bar will serve both the private event spaces and guests in a full-service restaurant and cocktail bar overlooking the plaza in front of the concert hall.
“There is no cinematic experience quite like EVO’s in this part of the country and we are thrilled to bring their elevated entertainment offerings to Nashville Yards. EVO aligns perfectly with our goal of healthy living, healthy working and home,” said Cary Mack, Managing Partner of Southwest Value Partners. “With something for everyone, from a state-of-the-art cinema to private event spaces, EVO Entertainment Nashville Yards will be a destination and a terrific addition to brands and tenants who call Nashville Yards their home. ”
“Through our successful development and operation of mixed-use entertainment districts around the world, we have seen firsthand the enormous positive impact these multi-faceted entertainment venues can have on the lives and vibrancy of these new urban neighborhoods,” said AEG Executive Vice President, Real Estate Development, Ted Tanner. “In addition to our concert hall and other planned entertainment offerings, EVO Entertainment Nashville Yards will create a unique sense of place for nearby workers, residents and visitors to enjoy truly memorable shared experiences.”
Austin-based EVO Entertainment, originally launched in 2014 to transform the movie theater experience, today operates 19 theaters in five states, entertaining more than 8 million guests annually across 164 movie screens, 129 movie tracks, bowling and over 45,000 square feet of games. and amusement area. EVO Entertainment Nashville Yards will be the company’s first venture in Tennessee. Jones Lang LaSalle’s Gary Shanks and Miller Fitts represented EVO Entertainment in the transaction.
To learn more about Nashville Yards, visit www.nashvilleyards.com.
About Nashville Yards
Nashville Yards is an 18-acre project located in the heart of downtown Nashville. When completed, the project will be a walkable urban community with high-end hospitality offerings, including the 591 guest rooms luxury Grand Hyatt Nashville and the Union Station Newly Renovated Nashville Yards; exceptional retail and dining options; a world class concert hall and entertainment offers developed in partnership with AEG; and creative, Class A+ office space anchored by Amazon Nashville and a new multi-tenant office tower that will include the future headquarters of Pinnacle Financial Partners and Bar, Berry & Sims. The development will also provide 7 acres of open plazas, courtyards and green space. To learn more about the Nashville construction sites, visit www.nashvilleyards.com or follow @NashvilleYards on Twitter and instagram.
About EVO Entertainment Group
Austin-based EVO Entertainment Group is driving the evolution of entertainment as the leader of the nation and the largest cinema-entertainment center operator with a portfolio of brands that includes EVO Entertainment, EVO Cinemas, EVO Live, Elevate Rewards and ShowBiz Cinemas.
Originally launched in 2014 with a vision to reinvent the cinematic experience, the company has since become a leader in creating experiential entertainment destinations that offer a wide range of activities, including movies, lanes, games and attractions like rock climbing walls, virtual reality, ropes courses and bumper cars, while serving fine dining in their kitchens and bars.
EVO quickly grew from one location in Central Texas to 19 locations in 5 states, with more on the way, making EVO the fastest growing movie theater circuit in the nation, nearly tripling in size last year. The company currently employs over 1,000 team members and entertains over 8 million guests each year on 164 movie screens, 129 bowling alleys, a 3,000 capacity outdoor concert hall and over 45,000 square feet of play space and attractions. With a relentless focus on elevated customer experience, EVO has a way to play for all ages.
Based in Los Angeles, California, AEG is the worldwide leader in live sports and entertainment. The Company operates in the following business segments: Facilities, which through its affiliation with ASM Global owns, manages or consults more than 300 leading arenas, stadiums, convention centers and performance venues worldwide; Music through AEG Presents, which is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including the production and promotion of global and regional concert tours, music and special events, and world-renowned festivals such as the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival; Real Estate, which develops world-class venues, as well as major sports and entertainment districts like Crypto.com Arena and LA LIVE, Mercedes Platz in Berlin and The O2 in London; Sports, as the world’s largest operator of high-profile sporting events and sports franchises, including the LA Kings, LA Galaxy and Eisbären Berlin; and Global Partnerships, which oversees worldwide sales and sponsorship service, including naming rights, premium seating and other strategic partnerships. Through its global venue network, portfolio of powerful sports and music brands, and integrated entertainment districts, AEG entertains more than 160 million visitors annually. You can find more information about AEG at www.aegworldwide.com.
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