(Sept. 30, 2014) -- July GDP remained unchanged in the month following an unrevised 0.3 percent increase in June. The report was much weaker than anticipated with market expectations assuming a July monthly increase of 0.3 percent, RBC Economics reported today.
Three counties that are home to four state parks in northeast Iowa will serve as the first pilot area for a public-private partnership expected to pump at least $6 million into new amenities and improvements intended to better connect Iowans with outdoor recreational opportunities. “It’s a new dawn for the Iowa parks system,” said Joe […]
KPA LLC has been acquired by CIVC Partners L.P., a Chicago-based private equity firm. KPA is a provider of HR management and environmental health and safety services, and has hosted a series of dealer webinars in conjunction with the Mike Molino RV Learning Center. According to a press release, the acquisition was completed in partnership with […]
(Sept. 30, 2014) -- Marcus and Millichap announced the sale of Covered Wagon RV Park, a 44-site RV park with two manufactured home sites and an office built on 3.27 acres in Phoenix, according to Don Morrow, regional manager of the firm’s Phoenix office. The asset was listed for $1,250,000, AZBigMedia reported.
(Sept. 30, 2014) -- Republic's latest proposal would have generated less than $500,000 a year for the fair authority, much less than the $2 million that the fair's governing board hopes to bring in, the Tampa Bay Times explained.
Derald Bontrager, president and CEO of Jayco Inc., was elected Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) chairman for fiscal year 2015 during the association’s board of meeting on Sept. 24 at The St. Regis Aspen Resort in Aspen, Colo. RVIA reported in a press release that Bontrager succeeds Doug Gaeddert, general manager for Forest River Inc., […]
Thor Industries Inc. today (Sept. 29) announced a significant expansion of production and office capacity at the company’s Airstream Inc. subsidiary in Jackson Center, Ohio. The project will add approximately 94,000 square feet to Airstream’s existing 134,000 square-foot travel trailer plant. “With the recent strong growth in our markets, momentum and optimism among our dealers and […]
Darryl Searer, chairman and president of the RV/MH Hall of Fame and Barry Cole, president of MH Insurance Services and past chairman of the Hall, unveiled a new five-year fundraiser during the Manufactured Housing Institute’s 78th Annual Meeting on Sept. 15th at the Westin Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. After updating the MH leaders of the […]
Editor’s Note: The following article appears in Truck Camper Magazine detailing the creation of a custom four-wheel drive camper built on a Mitsubishi Fuso FG truck. To read the entire story click here. Sunil Hegde had a vision of the ultimate overland truck and camper rig for world travel. He started with a Mitsubishi Fuso FG, […]
Cruise Inn has added the award-winning Mill Creek Ranch Resort in Canton, Texas, to its growing brand of RV parks and resorts. According to a press release, Cruise Inn now totals 14 parks in California, Colorado, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington. Mill Creek Ranch Resort, which has received numerous awards of excellence and A ratings over the […]