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America’s RV Boom Is A Hot Opportunity For Real Estate Developers [View]
Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2016.
Summary: After RV shipments dropped to a 30-year low in the downturn of the late 2000s, demand is stronger than ever, says Pete Reeb, principal at California-based John Burns Real Estate Consulting. In fact, the demand for RVs is insatiable: There will be a record number of RV shipments this year, according to the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). We haven’t seen these levels since the late 1970s. RVIA estimates that over 400,000 RVs will ship in 2016. Currently, there are about 9 million RVs on the road in the US, and an estimated 8% to 9% of all US households now own an RV.

At Southwest RV Supershow This Weekend, Texans Can Find Much To Love [View]
Source: Dallas Morning News
Published: Friday, September 16, 2016.
Summary: More than 10,000 people are expected to check out hundreds of RVs this weekend at the Southwest RV Supershow at Dallas Market Hall — and many won't be over 60 like me.

RV Snowbirds Contribute Millions To Coast Economy [View]
Source: The Sun Herald
Published: Friday, September 16, 2016.
Summary: The population of South Mississippi is about to swell as baby boomers from across the country and Canada head south for Cruisin’ The Coast and a winter away from snow and ice. Many of them bring their RVs and spend almost half the year on the Coast, bringing business to the local RV parks, restaurants, casinos and RV suppliers. The total RV industry impact is $269 million in Mississippi and $69 million in the 4th U.S. Congressional District, which stretches across the three Coast counties and north to Hattiesburg.

Elkhart RV Open House To Draw Thousands Of Dealers [View]
Source: South Bend Tribune
Published: Thursday, September 15, 2016.
Summary: Recreational vehicle companies across Elkhart County will open their doors next week to thousands of dealers. The ninth annual Elkhart RV Open House, from Sept. 19 through 22, is expected to draw more than 4,000 dealer personnel from the U.S. and Canada who will check out the latest RV offerings and make purchases for the 2017 selling season.

Caravana Looks To Connect RV Owners And Renters [View]
Source: Eagle And Times
Published: Thursday, September 15, 2016.
Summary: Bruno, 33, compares Caravana to Airbnb for RVs. “The owners sign up, create a listing, upload photos, write a description of the RV. We’ll give them recommendation on pricing, but they dictate their pricing. We are giving them insurance, road side assistance and a GPS - one of the reasons we added that is for them to feel safe renting the RV out,” said Bruno. Caravana will also offer a refund policy in case of cancellations.

Traveling RV Offering Services To Pittsburgh-Area Veteran [View]
Source: 90.5 WESA
Published: Thursday, September 15, 2016.
Summary: The Vet Center works solely with combat veterans and their families. It was created 35 years ago to help Vietnam vets transition back to civilian life.

Can Thor Industries Keep Riding Higher? [View]
Published: Thursday, September 15, 2016.
Summary: When a company hits its groove, it can often produce amazing growth over long periods of time. That's what investors in recreational vehicle specialist Thor Industries (NYSE: THO) have seen lately, with low gasoline prices and an improving economic picture in the U.S. contributing to a rise in demand for RVs.

Shailene Woodley Lived in an RV Over the Summer and Camped Out in Walmart Parking Lots (Video) [View]
Source: InStyle
Published: Wednesday, September 14, 2016.
Summary: Shailene Woodley has never been your typical Hollywood starlet and she definitely proved that this summer. Instead of attending red carpet events or filming a movie, the 24-year-old traveled across the country in an old RV caravanning for the DNC. She intended to only use her parents' 17-year-old motorhome for a week, but that turned into 2-and-a-half months of having at least four people-but sometimes as many as nine—always living in the camper. She called the experience life-changing. "We still have her RV actually. We haven't given it back yet," she told Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show on Tuesday.

Elkhart RV Companies Make Fortune's Growth List [View]
Source: South Bend Tribune
Published: Tuesday, September 13, 2016.
Summary: A pair of recreational vehicle companies have been named to Fortune magazine's list of the country's 100 fastest-growing companies. They are Elkhart-based Patrick Industries and Drew Industries, both suppliers of parts for the recreational vehicle and manufactured housing industries. Patrick is ranked 41st and Drew is 79th on the list, which was compiled for the 30th time by the business magazine.

RV Sales Still Robust In Texas [View]
Source: Dallas Morning News
Published: Saturday, September 10, 2016.
Summary: Thursday through Sunday, the 2016 Southwest RV Supershow is scheduled for Market Hall, 4200 Stemmons Freeway. More than 400 recreational vehicles will be on display. RVs of every size and configuration will be available for purchase. This is the largest RV show in the southwest.

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