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 .
Fri Oct 6, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With the support of city and state officials, LKQ Corporation officially began construction on its new 100,000 square foot office building. Located off Interstate 24, at the intersection of Old Franklin Road and Crossings Boulevard, this new facility will serve as the headquarters for LKQ’s North American Operations.
With about 400 employees in the Nashville area, this new facility will allow LKQ to consolidate its current corporate support staff employees from its Grassmere Park and La Vergne offices into one centralized location. Also, this new facility provides LKQ the capacity to increase its current workforce by 150 new jobs over the next five years.
LKQ’s investment in this new facility is part of our efforts to ensure LKQ will continue to meet the growing demands of its North American operations. LKQ is proud to be expanding the support for these operations in the Middle Tennessee area.