Joyce Storm established Storm Partners in the late 1990s, and the New York firm has become a major force in the acquisition, development, and management of large commercial real estate ventures. Joyce Storm’s achievements include her 2001 real estate consolidation of United Artists, Regal Cinemas, and Edwards Theaters into a prepackaged bankruptcy product for investor Philip Anschutz. The consolidated three chains became Regal Entertainment Group.
In December 2017, Regal Entertainment Group was bought by the UK Theater Chain Cineworld for $3.6 billion forming the world’s second largest cinema group.
By the year 2016, the chain had 560 theaters with over 7,400 screens.