Main Event Entertainment to open first Florida location at Pointe Orlando

ORLANDO (November 20, 2015) – Dallas-based Main Event Entertainment has announced that it will open its first Florida location at Pointe Orlando in a 48,000-square-foot space on the first level of the complex.Main Event is the fastest-growing bowling-anchored entertainment center in America and currently has 20 locations.Pointe Orlando is an open-air shopping, dining and entertainment destination located on International Drive adjacent to the Orange County Convention Center.Main Event is scheduled to open in Fall 2016.
Main Event offers a state-of-the-art bowling experience with more than 20 lanes, a multi-level laser tag arena and a challenging gravity ropes course suspended over a games gallery, which features more than 100 interactive and virtual games. Dining options feature an extensive chef-inspired menu, specialty pizzas and a full bar serving innovative cocktails, wines and craft and local beers. Catering for corporate and group events is also available.
“The Orlando area has been on Main Event’s radar for quite some time and is an important part of our plans as we expand our FUN destination footprint into Florida,” said Main Event President and CEO Charlie Keegan. “Now that we’ve found the right site, we’re ready to showcase our distinct ‘Eat.Bowl.Play.’ experience in one of the nation’s top entertainment destinations.”
Originally built in 1997 and redeveloped in 2007, Pointe Orlando features more than 40 retail, restaurant and entertainment options including an eclectic mix of award-winning restaurants, many unique to the area.Over the past nine years, the center has been transformed into a dining and entertainment destination with the opening of 322,000 square feet of high-volume retailers and entertainment venues over the past nine years.The center is home to 17 national and local restaurants, including The Capital Grille, Maggiano’s Little Italy and Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant-Bar-Store, many of them top-performing locations.
“Main Event further enhances a strong collection of best-in-class dining and entertainment venues that have made Pointe Orlando a successful destination for visitors and locals alike,” said Susan Godorov, Pointe Orlando General Manager.“Their exciting ‘Eat.Bowl.Play.’ concept adds another option to Pointe Orlando’s diverse lineup of tenants offering something for everyone all at one convenient location.”
Along with the addition of a second entertainment anchor, Pointe Orlando is renovating and upgrading the property with the addition of an elevator and escalators in the common area, a second valet area on International Drive, additional tenant signage throughout the center, new landscaping and upgraded parking garage lighting to energy-efficient LED light fixtures.All center improvements will be completed in 2015.
For More Information:
Susan Gordorov, 407-248-2838
About Brixmor Property Group
Pointe Orlando is owned and operated by Brixmor Property Group.Brixmor owns and operates the nation's largest wholly owned portfolio of grocery-anchored community and neighborhood shopping centers, with 519 properties aggregating approximately 87 million square feet of gross leasable area located primarily across the top 50 U.S. metro markets. Brixmor leverages its national footprint, local market knowledge and operational expertise to support the growth of its retail tenants. The Company is focused on maximizing the value of its portfolio through its ongoing "Raising the Bar" program which involves strategic leasing and anchor space repositioning / redevelopment initiatives. Headquartered in New York City, the Company is the largest landlord to The TJX Companies and The Kroger Company. For additional information, please visit