Moxie Theater in Springfield for sale

posted by CSWalczak on April 9, 2010 at 7:39 am

SPRINGFELD, MO — The funky little Moxie Cinema is for sale. The owner is also apparently considering the possibility of going non-profit.

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 is more here in theSpringfield Business Journal.

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