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 .

Zeman Homes Acquires Two RV Campgrounds

Mon Jan 23, 2017

Zeman Homes, Inc. has announced its continued expansion in the RV resort market with the acquisition of both Paradise Camping Resort in Grand Prairie, Illinois and Seasons in the Sun RV Resort in Mims, Florida.

A sprawling 60+ acre campground with 276 sites equipped to handle any size RV, Paradise Camping Resort offers visitors a variety of on-site amenities including a restaurant and bar; two fishing ponds; a swimming lake with beach; volleyball and basketball courts; playgrounds; a rec center; direct access to the pristine Kishwaukee River; and more.

Located near such top attractions as Disney World, SeaWorld, and the Kennedy Space Center, Seasons in the Sun is one of Florida’s newest RV resorts and features more than 230 sites. RVers looking to escape to the fun and sun of Seasons in the Sun can enjoy a 6,000-foot clubhouse, outdoor swimming and lap pools, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, nearby trails and golf courses and other perks, according to a press release.

“The additions of Paradise and Seasons in the Sun to our portfolio is yet another step in our continued growth in the RV and manufactured homes markets," Zeman Homes’ CEO Jeff Fannon says. "Paradise is a wonderful property located in our own backyard, while Seasons in the Sun is yet another high quality addition to our expanding presence in the sunbelt.”