It’s a pain in the ass to do just about anything in Rio Rancho, because you can’t actually do much in Rio Rancho. You have to go into Albuquerque. Now I’m getting a 14 screen movie theater right down the road from my house. I was hoping for a Home Depot to be build there, but I will take what I can get.
Drew Dolan, a project coordinator with Argus, said plans include a strip mall with 8,500 square feet of retail space to be developed with the theater. Site plans also include another sit-down restaurant, fast food offerings and an auto services provider, he said.