Lake Area Economy Numbers Remain On The Uptick

Local News Sunday, May 31st, 2020

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Lake area businesses continue to report an uptick in the local economy.

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Speaking with KB on the Ozarks This Morning, A OK RVs’ Monte King says demand for RVs has skyrocketed since the stay-at-home orders expired, but some models are short due to COVID Closures at major RV manufacturing facilities.

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King says he was able to get a number of newer RVs ordered prior to the start of the crisis.

Across the Show-Me-State, other RV businesses owners also say they’ve seen an uptick in their sales as well, some besting record numbers from nearly 10 years ago.

Other lake business owners tell KRMS News this continues to be a record breaking year for them. Bud Simmons from Mariner’s Pier 31 Marina reported last week that they’ve sold record numbers of boat and boat slips. Area gas docks are reporting an overwhelming number of fuel fillups since the season started. And rental agencies say they’ve either sold out for the weekend, or were near capacity since the stay-at-home orders were lifted statewide.


Hear KB’s full interview with Monte King from A OK RV’s below:

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Local News Sunday, May 31st, 2020

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