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 .

Rising Star Casino Resort Breaking Ground on RV Park

Wed Mar 1, 2017

Officials from Rising Star Casino Resort in Rising Sun, Indiana will break ground Tuesday on a new RV park. Financial details of the project were not released, however the development is expected to be complete by Memorial Day weekend, according to a story by Inside Indiana Business.

The Rising Star RV Park will include various features, such as 56 spaces with hookups, private bathrooms with showers, a dog park, cable TV and access to the Rising Star Casino Resort. The development comes in addition to two hotels already located on the Rising Star property.

The resort says Rising Star RV Park guests will have the same amenities as guests of the Rising Star hotels. Rising Star did not immediately state if any jobs would be created as a result of the new development.

Additional Information: http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/story/34617216/rising-star-to-break-ground-on-rv-park