Camping World affiliate buys Arkansas RV dealer

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — FRHP Lincolnshire a limited liability company affiliated with Camping World, paid $6.3 million last month in two deals to buy the River City Recreational World RV dealership and adjoining rental and storage space on Warden Road in Sherwood.

River City Recreational World covers almost 11 acres on Warden Road, according to Pulaski County real estate records. The property was appraised at about $3.1 million.

Read the full story from Arkansas Online.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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  • desuhu says:

    Is anyone else more than a little concerned, that Camping World is trying to take over the RV industry? They’re buying up RV dealer all across the country. I just don’t think they need to be the only one RVers can do business with. Does this smell of monopoly?

  • Steve says:

    If they stay in business. Stock is below initial offering and lost better than half its value in a month.

  • Jason says:

    Interesting. I wonder how many they own and people think are a different company?

  • desuhu says:

    Well people we know who have done business with them are not happy with the service they get. One couple took their 5th wheel in for repairs and they were not done properly. On top of that, they’ve very high for items they sell in their stores. My husband refuses to shop there.

  • Jason Spencer says:

    This is just another Camping World in a already covered state. The RiverCity location is only 5 miles from Camping World’s Little Rock location. I guess if you buy your only real competition in the state….

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