Defender Outdoors has begun construction of its indoor training facility and retail center off of Shotts Street, across from the Fort Worth ISD administration building.
The facility will feature 30 shooting lanes with a 785-ton HVAC system to quickly remove contaminates, a 100-person training and conference room and lounge area. It will also have a 5,600-square-foot retail store. Defender Outdoors has had an online store for three years.
The facility will also have 25 lanes for pistol shooting and six rifle lanes. Private event space will be available as well as training and firearm safety classes.
A large range of memberships will be sold and everyone using the center will have to go through a background check, said Will James, president of Defender Outdoors.
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James said the center should open in late September or early October.
Victory at Lakeridge planned
Victory Real Estate Group, a Dallas-based commercial development and investment firm, has bought a 14-acre tract at the corner of Lake Ridge Parkway and Camp Wisdom Road in Grand Prairie for a 100,000-square-foot retail project.
Victory said it plans to begin construction soon on Victory at Lakeridge and anticipates a completion by the end of 2016.
Several restaurants and service-related businesses are interested in the site, the firm said.
The development is located near a 18-acre site owned by San Antonio-based grocer H-E-B.
“There is a very high demand for services and restaurants particularly in the immediate area,” said Tony Ramji, chief executive officer and president of Victory Real Estate Group.
New medical office building
Keller-based Castle Development Group is building a three-story, 23,256-square-foot medical office building on Harris Parkway in southwest Fort Worth.
The building, designed by Schwarz-Hanson Architects, will become home to Physical Therapy and Imaging Centers and DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, Orthopedics, and Pain Management practices. It will be next to a planned ambulatory surgical care and palliative care facility.
Occupancy is slated for this fall.
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