Cinemark Brings 14-Screen Theatre to Jacksonville’s Atlantic North Shopping Center

As a part of Sleiman Enterprises’ shopping center development, the new theatre will feature Luxury Lounger electric recliners, an XD auditorium and more

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cinemark Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CNK), a leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, announced plans to build a new 14-screen theatre in phase two of Sleiman Enterprises’ Atlantic North shopping center. Scheduled to open in the summer of 2020, the theatre will be located at the northwest quadrant of Atlantic and Kernan boulevards in Jacksonville, Florida.

“We are excited to be a part of Atlantic North,” said Mark Zoradi, Cinemark’s CEO. “Our Cinemark theatre will be the entertainment anchor to this impressive shopping center, providing an unparalleled entertainment experience for the eastern communities of the Jacksonville metropolitan area.”

Belk, Earth Fare, Academy Sports + Outdoors and LA Fitness anchor Atlantic North. In addition to Cinemark’s theatre, phase two of Atlantic North will have an additional 300,000 square feet.

“We are thrilled to welcome Cinemark to Atlantic North,” said Sleiman Enterprises leasing representative Ashleigh Sleiman, who represented the deal along with colleague Hunter Sleiman. “Cinemark’s exceptional facility will also serve as a catalyst for advancing phase two, bringing Sleiman Enterprises’ development at Atlantic and Kernan to a total of 550,000 square feet.”

Each of the 14 auditoriums at the Cinemark Atlantic North theatre will boast advanced technology and customer-preferred amenities including:

  • A Cinemark XD auditorium – the No. 1 private-label Premium Large Format in the world;
  • Cinemark’s Luxury Loungers – electric-powered, plush, oversize recliners with footrests and cup holders;
  • Reserved seating with convenient online and kiosk ticketing;
  • An ultramodern viewing environment with wall-to-wall screens and enhanced sound systems;
  • 4K digital projection powered by Barco projectors; RealD 3D capability; and
  • A welcoming lobby, complete with a full-service, traditional concession stand filled with favorite offerings like popcorn, Coca-Cola beverages and must-have candy brands.

To learn more about construction progress for Atlantic North, visit Stay connected with Cinemark at and through Cinemark’s social media channels at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@Cinemark and #Cinemark).

About Cinemark Holdings, Inc.:

Cinemark is a leading domestic and international motion picture exhibitor, operating 546 theatres with 6,048 screens in 41 U.S. states, Brazil, Argentina and 13 other Latin American countries as of December 31, 2018. For more information, go to

About Sleiman Enterprises:

Sleiman Enterprises is one of Florida's largest privately held real estate companies with more than 90 retail properties throughout the southeastern United States. Josephine and Eli Sleiman Sr. founded the company in 1955 in Jacksonville, Florida. Visit for more information.

Cinemark Theatres
Lanay Fournier-Stokes, 972-665-1680

Sleiman Enterprises
Katie Boyles, 904-303-2628

Source: Cinemark Holdings Inc.