The Regal Potomac Yard movie theater appears to have shown its last picture.
Regal Cinemas has scrubbed the 16-theater multiplex at 3575 Potomac Ave. from its list of Virginia locations on its website. Couple that with the fact Virginia Tech and JBG Smith Properties (NYSE: JBGS) plan to redevelop the North Potomac Yard site on an accelerated timeline, it’s likely the theater showed its last film months ago — when Disney’s “Onward” was No. 1 at the box office.
All movie theaters in Virginia have been closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Regal did not respond to multiple requests for comment. JBG Smith previously declined to comment on the theater’s status.
The Potomac Yard theater was opened in 1998 by Hoyt’s, a major cinema operator of the time, and was taken over by Regal in 2004, according to the website Cinema Treasures. Its rooms range from 150 to 400 seats, and its two largest screens measure 58 feet by 32 feet. It was one of the first theaters in Northern Virginia…Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.