Establishing Next Generation Shooting Range Facilities

Range Development Services’ experience has provided us data on per square foot construction costs for both commercial indoor shooting ranges and law enforcement / police department training range construction projects.  Having repeated this process many times, this is a complete indoor shooting range budget, comprehensive in all respects, and broken out and detailed across several

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Yesterday another gun store owner contacted Range Development Services about constructing a new indoor shooting range.  This continues to be a common occurrence.  “Where to shoot guns that are purchased from an FFL?”, is a questions gun dealers are faced with passively (in the mind of the buyer if unspoke) or in conversation during the

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Range Development Services, LLC has been engaged by the City of Mansfield, Ohio to assist with the design and hopeful construction of their own live fire shooting range the municipality will own and operate (not open to the general public) to meet the demands of their 80 offices quarterly qualifications.  Currently, the police department utilizes

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NICS numbers are not trending down. The NSSF released raw NICS figures on April 3 showing that checks in March 2017 were 5.2 percent higher than they were in March 2016.  Read more in the Forbes article which quotes the NSSF’s Jim Curcuruto, Director of Research and Analysis.

25 yard range

In October we saw the announcement of Cabela’s sale to Bass Pro.  Now there’s more big box news.  The “Firearms Superstore”, in spite of record gun sales from 2008 to 2016 as evidenced by FBI NICS background check statistics, has found its way into troubled waters.  Poor customer service, staff lacking sufficient knowledge and a

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