JP Realty Inc. has announced that Cinemark USA Inc. will construct a 16-screen, 65,000-square-foot Cinemark theater at the new Provo Towne Centre.

The theater is scheduled to open next summer. The new movie complex joins Dillard's, Sears, and JC Penney along with 80 retailers at the 800,000-square-foot mall in south Provo. The mall's grand opening is set for Oct. 28.Cinemark USA Inc. is one of the country's largest motion picture exhibitors and currently has more than 2,100 screens operating in 31 states, as well as Canada, Mexico and South America.

The mega-plex, state-of-the-art theater with stadium seating and many other amenities will be the company's largest in the Provo area.

JP Realty is one of the leading owner/operators of retail properties in the Intermountain and Northwest regions of the United States. For more information contact JP Realty Inc. by calling 486-3911, or visit the company's site on the Internet at (http://www.jprealty.com).