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Builder Sees Demand for Luxury RV Resorts

While the real estate market is down in many areas of the country, there is still considerable demand for luxury RV sites, according to a news release from Las Vegas-based Kennedy Commercial, which is developing resorts in Nevada and Montana. “We average about 200 to...

Retail Stores to Replace Florida RV Park

A supermarket and two retail stores could replace an RV campground in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Plans submitted by the owners of the campground, West Palm Beach-based Live Oak Land Hood Road LLC, show a 46,000-square-foot supermarket with a pharmacy on the 10-acre...

Builder Sees Demand for Luxury RV Resorts

While the real estate market is down in many areas of the country, there is still considerable demand for luxury RV sites, according to a news release from Las Vegas-based Kennedy Commercial, which is developing resorts in Nevada and Montana. “We average about 200 to...

Active Network to Buy ReserveAmerica

The Active Network Inc., a leading provider of technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has agreed to acquire ReserveAmerica from Interactivecorp (IAC) for an undisclosed price. IAC will sell 100% of its capital...

ARVC Survey Reveals Industry Health

Editor’s Note: This account was adapted from a story written by Cheryl Cothran, of the Hospitality Research Center at Northern Arizona University which prepared the survey for the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC). Her story appears in the...

Sturgis Campground Sells for $8.6 Million

A popular Sturgis, S.D., motorcycle rally establishment has changed hands. Documents filed at the Meade County Courthouse indicate co-owner Gary Lippold sold Glencoe Camp Resort and the Rock’n the Rally amphitheater to California resident Devorah Lopez. Sean...

ARVC Survey Reveals Industry Health

Editor’s Note: This account was adapted from a story written by Cheryl Cothran, of the Hospitality Research Center at Northern Arizona University which prepared the survey for the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC). Her story appears in the...

Sturgis Campground Sells for $8.6 Million

A popular Sturgis, S.D., motorcycle rally establishment has changed hands. Documents filed at the Meade County Courthouse indicate co-owner Gary Lippold sold Glencoe Camp Resort and the Rock’n the Rally amphitheater to California resident Devorah Lopez. Sean...

Park Model Exec Delays Retirement

William R. Garpow, executive director of the Recreational Park Trailer Industry Association (RPTIA), has postponed his retirement. Along with it, the association’s planned move from the Atlanta area to Elkhart, Ind., also has been put off. “The timing of my...

'Winter Texan' Business Holding Steady

Doug Shearer was admittedly concerned last summer when record high fuel prices prompted scores of retirees to cancel their winter reservations at his 93-site campground, located in the Texas Hill Country along the shores of the Frio River near Garner State Park. It’s...

KOA Announces 6th Annual Camping Event

Hundreds of Kampgrounds of America (KOA) campgrounds across the U.S. and Canada are preparing for the 6th Annual “Come Kamp and Care With Us” weekend event, May 8 and 9. Campers who make reservations at participating KOA Kampgrounds pay for only Friday,...

Park Model Exec Delays Retirement

William R. Garpow, executive director of the Recreational Park Trailer Industry Association (RPTIA), has postponed his retirement. Along with it, the association’s planned move from the Atlanta area to Elkhart, Ind., also has been put off. “The timing of my...