When Crown American bought the mall, it also bought 30 acres on which to expand, Menna said.
A new multi-screen theater could replace the three-screen movie theater there now, she said.
Plans call for a state-of-the-art theater complex with stadium seating designed to improve visibility, she said.
Cinema 3 Manager Elden Kinna said he had no knowledge of the plans.
The theater is owned by Carmike Cinemas of Columbus, Ga., he said. Phil Smitley, a spokesman for Carmike, said company officials have discussed the expansion with Crown American but would not elaborate.
Crown American plans to sign leases with prospective tenants in the next month. After that, the company will announce more details about the shops, Menna said.
The Valley Mall expansion is one of four major retail projects planned for Washington County:
HEIGHT="6" ALT="* " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> The $40 million Outlet Village of Hagerstown is being built at the Sharpsburg Pike/Interstate 70 interchange.
HEIGHT="6" ALT="* " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> A $40 million shopping complex, Centre at Hagerstown, is planned for the U.S. 40/Interstate 81 interchange. Construction is set to begin in September.
HEIGHT="6" ALT="* " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Garrett & Smith Inc., a development company from Cabin John, Md., wants to develop 85 acres south of Valley Mall into a large retail area similar to Wesel Boulevard.
Crown American owns 26 regional shopping malls including Chambersburg (Pa.) Mall, Martinsburg (W.Va.) Mall and Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, Md.