2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

The new RVs Move America Economic Impact Study, released June 3, 2019 at the annual meeting of RVIA, revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supporting nearly 600,000 jobs, contributing more than $32 billion in wages, and paying more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes. The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

Lazydays RV Plans to Acquire Alliance Coach

Tue Jun 11, 2019
Author: RV News

156028358219762.jpgLazydays RV has signed a letter of intent to buy Alliance Coach. The RV dealership near Ocala, Florida sells brands such as Thor, Forest River, Holiday Rambler, Renegade and Vanleigh.
Alliance also has a strong service business, which fits Lazydays RV’s focus, according to a news release about the planned acquisition. It plans to add to its service presence and operations in Florida.

"Alliance is strategically located near the intersection of I-75 and the Florida Turnpike and will give us excellent access to the rapidly growing Ocala and Orlando markets," Lazydays Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William P. Murnane said. “We are honored that Judy Shapiro has entrusted Lazydays to carry on with the wonderful dealership and outstanding team of employees she built with her late husband, Alan.”

The acquisition is expected to be finalized in the next 60 days. Upon closing, Alliance Coach will be rebranded as Lazydays RV of Central Florida.

Lazydays operates six dealerships in Florida, Colorado, Arizona, Minnesota and Tennessee. For more information, click here here.