Massachusetts-based Long View RV SuperStores moved into temporary retail quarters on busy Interstate 4 in the Tampa, Fla., suburb of Dover in January and intends by December to open a 37,000-square-foot permanent dealership on 22 acres with a country store motif. Facilities will include 40 double-sized service bays and sites for 25 overnight campers whose RVs are being worked on. “We have been in business for 46 years, and we have a lot of customers in the Northeast,” said President Fran Roberts, who founded Long View in 1959 in Northampton, Mass. “I’m thinking that being able to service those people when they are in Florida in the winter and at home in the summer will be a big advantage.” Besides Northampton, Long View operates stores in Windsor Locks, Conn., Canaan, N.Y., and Kissimmee and Leesburg, Fla. The Leesburg store, about 100 miles to the north of Tampa, will close with the opening of the new store. Long View has moved into a heady neighborhood with Lazydays RV Superstore, the nation’s largest single-location dealership, 4 1/2 miles to the west. “Locating here has everything to do with there being business here,” said Ross Dukette, general sales manager of the Tampa dealership. “We don’t want to compare ourselves to them, and they don’t want to compare themselves to us.” Long View currently features an $18 million wholesale towable and motorized inventory in Tampa, which will expand to $30 million when the permanent facility opens.