RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

Watco Companies Purchases Former Keystone Manufacturing Facility

Wed Sep 7, 2016

BURLEY, Idaho — Watco Companies LLC has purchased Keystone RV Company’s former manufacturing facility west of Burley for an undisclosed amount of cash.

Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors brokered the sale for the two companies and called it among the largest commercial property transactions in southern Idaho in the past few years.

Watco company officials were not available for comment on Friday.

Additional Information: http://magicvalley.com/news/local/mini-cassia/watco-buys-former-burley-rv-plant/article_a5edf946-cd68-5e98-bd4c-94b64f62ebcc.html