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RV Park Consultants Gorin, Westphal Form Alliance

Posted By RVBusiness On November 3, 2009 @ 11:24 am In Breaking News | No Comments

Two of the park industry’s most experienced and respected expert consulting firms, David Gorin & Associates and DC Westphal Associates, are forming a new alliance that will offer a wide range of consulting services.

This partnership will present a seamless source of expertise covering the vast array of campground and RV park consulting needs of owners, developers, investors, providers of goods and services and professionals serving the RV park and campground industry, according to a news release.

Individually, each firm will draw upon its unique and considerable expertise in the RV park and campground industry to provide integrated consulting services for their clients. Combined, they now stand ready to assist at any stage in park project development, from feasibility studies and site plans to marketing to staff training and more.

“With the volatile state of the industry, now is an ideal time to provide a consulting service that is more comprehensive and streamlined than in the past,” remarked Donald C. Westphal.

“By offering straightforward, accommodating, and inclusive consulting services we will better enable current or prospective RV park owners to plan for a successful business future,” added Gorin.

The team brings a combined total of over 65 years of experience to the camping industry. Together, Gorin and Westphal will provide a one-stop-shop for planning, imaging, marketing and investing.

For more information about this new alliance and the products and services available contact David Gorin at david@davigorinassociates.com or Donald C. Westphal at don@dcwestphal.com. Additional information is also available at www.campgroundbusiness.com and www.dcwestphal.com.

About David Gorin & Associates

David Gorin & Associates (DGA) was founded in 2002 by David Gorin and specializes in assisting owners, buyers, developers and investors in assessing project feasibility, creating business plans and financial planning for the park business. He is one of the leading experts in the conversion/development of RV resorts for condominium ownership, is an active investor and partner in parks and is also is president and CEO of Best Parks in America, a niche marketing program for highly rated RV parks and campgrounds. Gorin was the president and CEO of the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC) from 1987 to 2001. DGA serves a nationwide client base from offices in McLean, Va., and Bradenton, Fla.

About DC Westphal Associates

In 1969 Don Westphal established a landscape architecture and land planning firm dedicated to providing unparalleled design services for the RV, campground, and manufactured housing industries. Over the past 40 years his team has led projects that range in their scope and focus from rustic and green design to resorts and “man-camps.” His many years of service on the various boards in the Michigan association are indicative of his commitment to the industry.  Westphal is an active writer and lecturer on subjects of interest to the RV developer. In 2006 he was inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Ind. Westphal Associates is headquartered in Rochester Hills, Mich.

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