As of Mar 31, 2017, the company owned, operated or had interests in 1,027 locations with 11,247 screens globally.
In fiscal 2016, the company opened 2 new theaters with 17 screens, permanently closed 3 theaters with 86 screens, and acquired 520 theaters with 5,201 screens. Of the theaters acquired, 245 theaters and 2,249 screens came from the Odeon acquisition and 271 theaters and 2,923 came from the Carmike acquisition. During the first quarter of fiscal 2017, the company opened 2 new theatres with 19 screens, acquired 122 theatres with 683 screens, which includes the acquisition of Nordic, permanently closed 17 screens, temporarily closed 215 screens and reopened 219 screens upon completion of experience upgrades.

The majority of the Company's operations are conducted in premises occupied under lease agreements with initial base terms ranging generally from 12 to 15 years, with certain leases containing options to extend the leases for up to an additional 20 years.

Theaters are generally located in top retail centers across the US, range in size from 15,000 to 135,000 square feet with an average of 11.7 screens per theater, and eMarketer estimates theaters average approximately 54,400 square feet.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores1,027906387348345344
Store growth166.8%134.1%11.2%0.9%0.3%0.7%
Total gross square feet (M)52,14949,29228,63825,75225,53025,456
Total gross square feet growth83.0%72.1%11.2%0.9%0.3%0.7%
Avg store gross sq ft50,80054,40074,00074,00074,00074,000
Avg store gross sq ft growth-31.4%-26.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Movie screens11,24710,5585,4264,9604,9764,988
Movie screen growth109.1%94.6%9.4%-0.3%-0.2%2.2%
Movie screens per theater12.511.714.014.314.414.5