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 .
Mon Feb 20, 2017
SCHOOLCRAFT, Michigan - A massive fire at a local RV business destroyed a warehouse — as well as two motor homes inside the structure — late Thursday night, according to a story from Fox 17 - West Michigan.
The fire happened at Cloverleaf RV in Schoolcraft Township at about 10 p.m. A passerby had called to report flames were shooting out of the roof of a warehouse.
When crews arrived, the warehouse was completely engulfed in flames. Multiple departments were called out to assist due to the size of the fire. There is no word yet on a cause.
Additional Information: http://fox17online.com/2017/02/17/rv-warehouse-and-motor-homes-destroyed-in-massive-fire/