Archive for March 19, 2013

Laser Tag Startup

Interested in starting your own laser tag business?

 

Raptor II Laser Tag Equipment is part of the FEC Network. In the amusement industry since 1995, we have a vast network of resources, experience and equipment to help put you in the laser tag business.

Laser Tag Business

Like all amusement attractions and family fun centers, laser tag is about attracting customers, providing an exciting interactive experience and doing it over and over again. Laser tag by it’s very nature is an exciting game experience and when done with the right equipment, layout and design combined with focused local marketing, the business can be a real profit-maker.

Starting a laser tag business can easily run into the $300k – $500k range depending on size of facility, laser tag equipment other games, attractions, build-out and tenant improvements. Just setting up your arena and laser tag equipment can quickly top $150,000+ if using old-school lasertag vest/gun equipment.

However, the new frontier of cost-effective wireless laser tag offers amusement attraction developers options that literally cut their startup costs by more than half.

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Startup Strategy: With our wireless technology you can cut your laser tag equipment expense by over 60% and get started generating income sooner, rather than later. Once you are open, running games and generating revenue, you can leverage that cashflow into other attractions and resources for your business.


Laser Tag Startup

When starting a new laser tag business, the first formal steps follows this process:

1. Pull together your local market research into a feasibility study
2. Use that information to build your laser tag business plan
3. Use your completed laser tag plan to secure your funding and location

Now if the thought of business plans, feasibility, and market research make your eyes glaze over, you are not alone. However, if you are serious and going to need financial assistance, this process will come and smack you sooner or later.

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No Worries – Be Happy


Feasibility Frustration?

When talking about feasibility and business planning, many new amusement business developers just don’t have the time or patience to complete the local research necessary to ensure a complete and thorough business plan.

However, in order to ensure that your laser tag business is going to be profitable and that you can find potential funding partners who will loan you the capital, this needs to be done.

No Worries – We Do the Heavy Lifting!

Having been a laser tag operator, and with a network of amusement professionals, designers and installers behind us, we work with you to ensure your business is the right fit for your market opportunity and your own business goals.

We have done our share of business planning and feasibility over the years. Starting a new laser tag business shouldn’t mean re-inventing the wheel. Getting all of your research done and into a business plan isn’t rocket science, but it does take some effort, and that’s where we can help.

With a Raptor laser tag system, we do the heavy lifting for you. Working with you locally, we pull together the necessary research and complete a competitive feasibility study for you. If it turns out the market will not support your business goals, there is no charge for the work we have done on your behalf.

If you decide to proceed with your laser tag project, we reimburse the feasibility costs towards the purchase of your laser tag equipment.

No risk – the feasibility study is yours to keep, even if you decide now is not the right time to move forward with your project.

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Laser Tag Business Plan

Next, we use the feasibility study to complete a laser tag business plan that you can use to share your project goals with potential partners and funders. We stand by you through the entire process, so you are not alone in the hunt for funding. If a potential partner requires more information, we’re your laser tag business experts and can make those updates on your behalf.

Our feasibility and planning service covers all of the research, location, design and layout of your laser tag business, and is included with a 20-gun Raptor II Laser Tag System.

Contact us today for a free consultation and business proposal, or call the office direct at (604)755-7942