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 Mar 15, 2019
Author: RV News Staff
Lazydays plans to open a dealership in Nashville, Tenn. Concurrent with its decision to open the new dealership, Lazydays has signed a dealership agreement with Grand Design RV.
“We are very excited to bring the Lazydays brand and its best-in-class customer experience and service excellence to the Nashville market,” Lazydays Chairman and CEO William P. Murnane, says. “Nashville is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States and it, along with the entire state of Tennessee, has a very large community of outdoor enthusiasts. We are thrilled to expand our footprint in the state of Tennessee.
“We are equally excited to procure the Grand Design RV family of RVs for this dealership,” Murname says. “Grand Design RV is one of the most respected and best selling brands in the industry and we are honored that they chose Lazydays to represent them in Nashville.”
Don Clark, president and CEO of Grand Design RV, says, “We are very happy to partner with Lazydays in Nashville. Lazydays has a long history of taking great care of its customers and its focus on providing an exceptional customer experience is a perfect fit for Grand Design RV. We have a strong relationship with Lazydays in multiple RV markets and we are honored and proud they have chosen to work with us in the rapidly growing Nashville market.”
Lazydays anticipates opening its Nashville dealership in late 2019 or early 2020. It currently serves the Nashville market through its Knoxville, Tenn., dealership.