FEC / Arcade Site Feasibility, Planning, Design, Construction and Consulting Services
Family Entertainment Centers | Fun Centers | Commercial Arcades | LBE Centers
BMI Worldwide's Arcade / Family Entertainment Center Consultants are read to share with you our extensive knowledge of current amusement and arcade industry trends and insights, along with industry "best practices" and of course, all the hot new arcade products when you are ready to build out your new entertainment facility or upgrade your current arcade or game room location. No matter if you are starting a small game room with just a handful of arcade games, or planning a multi-million dollar entertainment facility, we can provide you with guidance and consultation in areas such as :
Initial site feasibility studies, physical site selection, project concept, project design and project theme development, building plans and construction services, food and beverage planning, space and floor planning, equipment selection, procurement and installation, management, employee and technician hiring and training, guest experience and birthday / special event party training and facility marketing
But most importantly, we can correctly guide you in selecting and purchasing only the most profitable and exciting mix of arcade, sports and redemption games, all at the very best prices, free of charge.
If you are planning to add to or refresh your existing Arcade Business, our arcade consultants can help you plan game additions and/or refurbishment and updating of your existing facility, and also help select the most profitable and popular games for your current gameroom, resort, hotel, cruise ship, casino, restaurant, bar, nightclub, bowling alley, college or teen recreation or gaming center, or any other commercial or public location, all at the absolute best prices available on the market today.
If you are planning a new Family Entertainment Center or Arcade Gameroom, our Sales Consultants are help to help you with your new project from start to finish if needed, including our many valuable consultancy services mentioned within this page, but most importantly, correctly guide you in selecting only the most profitable and most interesting mix of arcade, sports, redemption, amusement and large attractions, which will be geared specific towards your targeted demographic and local market, all at direct wholesale pricing, as well as being able to offer you free initial guidance and assistance in such important areas such as selecting your facility's location, theme, design and arcade operations.
Most new or potential Arcade / FEC facility owners have lots of unanswered questions like :
How many games should I buy ? What type of games should I get ? How much space do I need, or how many games will fit in my space ? What do typical games cost ? Are their local or state laws affecting arcades ? Where should I locate my arcade or entertainment center ? Should I target kids, adults or both ? What is the best way to advertise my arcade ? Should I buy or lease my games ?
Feasibility, Design, Procurement and Turnkey Consulting Services From BMI Worldwide :
BMI Worldwide, using the expertise of our experienced staff and our highly regarded consultancy partner, offers our clients worldwide everything from full-service site and financial feasibility studies to turnkey project design, production, construction, procurement, training and consulting services.
We focus our efforts on assisting new and existing arcade and amusement projects in the location-based amusement, entertainment, leisure, hospitality, retail and shopping mall industries, and we cover all aspects of developing, designing, producing and managing your project, as well offering existing facility remodeling and expansion.
Our scope of work includes assisting multiple types of entertainment venues :
▪ Traditional Game Arcades ▪ Family Fun / Lifestyle Centers ▪ Bowling Centers | Bowling Alleys ▪ Children's Entertainment Centers ▪ Hotel | Resort Recreation Centers ▪ Amusement | Theme Park Arcades ▪ Retail Entertainment (" Retailtainment ") ▪ Family Entertainment Centers (FEC's) ▪ College | University Recreation Rooms ▪ Nightclub | Bar | Lounge Game Rooms ▪ Office | Factory Employee Gamerooms ▪ Restaurant Entertainment (" Eatertainment ") ▪ Other Location-Based Entertainment Venues
Our services cover every aspect of planning, designing, opening and operating projects :
▪ Site Feasibility ▪ Market Feasibility ▪ Financial Feasibility ▪ Concept Development ▪ Site Selection | Site Design ▪ Brand | Theme Development ▪ Master Building Plans ▪ Construction Management ▪ Landscaping Design ▪ Equipment Selection ▪ Equipment Installation ▪ Marketing Management ▪ Employee | Staff Training ▪ Food & Beverage Services ▪ Guest Experience Management ▪ Business Management Training
Unlike most leisure and entertainment service companies that specialize in only one discipline of development, such as architecture, business consulting, feasibility studies, interior design, site design, or training, we take a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to our work with clients.
In the entertainment industry, such firms are referred to as "producers." As such, we can oversee every aspect of the production of your project from start to finish, or assist you with specific areas, with the help of our world-class partners who specialize in varied disciplines from project feasibility, design, theming, development, construction, marketing, and even the ongoing management of your project if desired. Our production team includes all the pure design disciplines, such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and both civil and mechanical engineering, which will offer you a true "turnkey" solution for your new or existing entertainment project, anywhere in the world.
And unlike most "design" firms, we also offer market feasibility experts, financial experts, trainers and business management experts. In addition, we include many other disciplines that the typical development process or consultant ignores, but are essential to developing a successful project, such as acoustical design, way finding, storyline and theme development, menu, food / beverage design and plans, horticultural design and safety experts, to list just a few of areas we have covered.
Our comprehensive approach not only deals with the actual physical facility and its design, but more importantly, with the entire guest experience, which is dependent on aspects of the business including marketing, operations and management. Rather than think of the development process as just the design of a physical facility, we approach a project's development as the design of an entire business.
When working on a project, no one discipline drives the decision process - Multiple factors are taken into consideration simultaneously. We believe this gives our clients a very distinct advantage This approach is called "concurrent design" and differs greatly from the typical "sequential design" process, normally overseen by an architect with limited expertise in the multiple, interrelated aspects of designing, marketing and operating a location-based leisure business. When an architect oversees the process, what results may be a "technically correct" architectural solution, but architecture is only one piece of the puzzle. Allowing an architectural perspective to dominate the development process does not result in the best marketing and operations solutions. More important, an architect cannot design the entire guest experience since they are only looking a one piece of a very complex puzzle.
Using our broad "across the board" expertise, and careful planning, insures your new or existing project will be truly successfully, and will result in the absolute best solution. We work with you from day one with our multi-disciplinary production team, drawing on our experience every step of the way
During the initial "feasibility" stage of development, we draw on our experienced team to assure that the project "formula" results in the best available business solution, which is technically feasible, and that the revenue, expense and development cost estimates are realistic and achievable. Rather than giving our clients a "stock" development and planning formula (which in many cases is obsolete) our expert feasibility studies result in a bespoke, custom-tailored report that is geared to take advantage of any opportunities created by lack of competition in your location, and takes into account the unique characteristics of your location's market population, demographics and more.
When it comes to designing a facility - both the physical facility and operations - our process results in a uniquely branded concept for your project, with exceptional attention to the hundreds of important details required to produce a entertainment area or center that will be :
▪ Completed at the most economical cost
▪ Operates very efficiently and effectively
▪ Produces a high quality guest experience
▪ Is highly profitable and produces excellent ROI.
After all, it is positive guest experiences, not just theming or architecture, that result in repeated customer visits, with positive "word-of-mouth" experiences shared among your customers friends and also posted online using social media accounting for a major part of your facilities popularity, which in turn will provide your facility with maximum revenue returns. Add to that very efficient and economical operations, and the result for our clients is higher profits and a much greater return on investment. That is why we only take the most comprehensive approach to development.
If you are not ready to take the first step in planning your Arcade or FEC at this time, and you are just looking for some general information on starting a new arcade, fun center or family entertainment center, you might want to read our section on Starting a New Family Entertainment Center orArcade Business for some additional information on the basic requirements for starting new arcade projects.
If you have obtained financing and ready to begin planning and building your facility, our Arcade Consultancy Service can help guide you in starting and executing your arcade, amusement or entertainment venue project. We are able to offer our advice in person at your location anywhere in the world, or via telephone or Skype, on topics such as obtaining initial site feasibility or site selection, design and theming services and equipment selection and procurement, all the way to complete turnkey project management. We also offer other many other related services from our strategic partners that are designed to help you successfully launch your new facility as economically and quickly as possible.
Please note that due to the dynamic nature of our industry, with product availability and pricing changing with little notice we cannot offer formal product cost estimates or quotations more than 90 days in advance of purchase.