Studio Movie Grill Selects Accruent’s Project Management Software

In-Theater Dining Innovator to Leverage the Scalability of Expesite

AUSTIN, Texas--()--Accruent, the world’s leading provider of software and services that enable organizations to shape, drive, manage and control their physical assets, today announced that Studio Movie Grill has selected Accruent’s project management software, Expesite.

“Because hitting store opening dates is critical to our business, we need the project visibility that Expesite provides.”

Studio Movie Grill (SMG) is the leader in in-theater dining with 24 locations in 9 states. Since its inception in 2000, SMG has been offering first-run movies with food and beverage service to your seat. Now, SMG is the 19th largest movie chain in the United States and #1 in in-theater dining box-office revenue with 12 million customers visiting its theaters annually.

Initially, SMG will take advantage of core tools within Expesite to manage project schedules and milestones. Instead of separate calendars, documents and spreadsheets, Expesite will serve as the one source for current information with dynamic reports to view project status in real time.

“If there’s slippage in a project schedule, there’s an impact to our revenue,” said Andrew Bucki, VP of Development, Studio Movie Grill. “Because hitting store opening dates is critical to our business, we need the project visibility that Expesite provides.”

With Expesite, SMG can drive efficiency in the construction process, gain visibility into potential delays or cost overruns, shorten project timelines, and ensure new locations open on-schedule and on-budget.

In addition, SMG will utilize Expesite to establish new processes for construction and development. In the next phase, SMG will implement financial tracking to manage budget, bidding, and change requests.

“SMG has major expansion plans and Expesite scales well to meet these growth targets,” said John Borgerding, CEO, Accruent. “With the addition of financial tracking, Expesite will allow SMG to drive the greatest ROI and value.”

About Accruent

Accruent provides software and services that enable organizations to shape, drive, manage and control their physical assets. Accruent’s solutions are at work in more than 5,800 leading organizations worldwide, including 40 of the top 100 retailers, 25 percent of the Fortune 500, 40 percent of leading universities, all 4 of the top U.S. wireless carriers, 55 percent of U.S. hospitals as well as leading service providers managing more than 15 billion square feet of property. Founded in 1995, Accruent is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations across the U.S. and in Canada, China, India, Israel, Germany and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.accruent.com.

About Studio Movie Grill

Studio Movie Grill, the leader in in-theater dining exhibition and named to Inc. Magazine’s 35th Annual List of Fastest Growing Private Companies, modernized the traditional movie-going experience by combining first-run movies with in-theater dining. Since 2000, SMG has swiftly grown to 24 locations in 9 states. Its long-standing Special Needs Screenings and Chefs for Children community programs continue to help families everywhere. SMG ranks No. 1 in box offices in in-theater dining concepts. For additional information, visit: www.studiomoviegrill.com.

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Because hitting store opening dates is critical, Studio Movie Grill needs the visibility and scalability of Accruent’s project management software.