Smart Parking and the Challenges Facing Hospitals

Smart Parking and the Challenges Facing Hospitals   Smart parking solutions have helped corporations and universities decrease costs and improve parking efficiency and productivity, but what about hospitals?   Hospitals have unique parking needs. Many people parking are transporting someone with a fairly serious injury, even if that injury isn’t life-threatening (otherwise they would be […]

Smart Parking and the Corporate Campus #10: Trends in Commute Patterns

Smart Parking and the Corporate Campus #10: Trends in Commute Patterns   Parking at a Corporate Campus seems like it should be an easy thing to measure. A company has this many employees working out of this campus, plus a small percentage set aside for guests, and that’s how many parking spaces are needed. But […]

Scottsdale Begins Rollout of Smart Parking Implementation with Streetline

Scottsdale Begins Rollout of Smart Parking Implementation with Streetline   Arizona- The City of Scottsdale has begun installation of its Parking Management Enhancement Program. This program, in partnership with Streetline, will be rolled out in key areas in Old Town Scottsdale. Drivers will be able to use the Parker app to find available parking. Merchants […]

San Francisco Moves Forward With Demand Based Pricing

 Starting in a month, San Francisco will begin changing the way it sets prices for meters on all its streets, according to SF Gate. The SF MTA will measure parking demand for all of its 30,200 meters across the city. Every 3 months, parking occupancy rates will be tabulated. Areas with high parking occupancy will […]

Attracting Amazon: How Smart Cities will host the next Amazon Headquarters

 Amazon’s recent announcement that they will build a 2nd Headquarters in another city in North America (outside Seattle), spending $5 billion to build a campus and creating 50,000 jobs, has started a frenzy among city leaders. Of course, Amazon isn’t looking to build just anywhere; they have a long list of requirements for the proper […]

Smart Parking and the Corporate Campus #3: Asset Management

 Whether you are a facilities manager for a company that owns their own corporate campus, or a property manager of an office park with multiple leases, you have something in common: You are responsible for an incredibly valuable asset. Modern office buildings created to house large companies are worth many millions of dollars. If you’re […]

Using Parking Occupancy to Discover and Retain Anchor Tenants

 Malls, shopping centers and mixed use developments are undergoing rapid changes in the US today. Traditionally, shopping centers would include an anchor tenant. An anchor tenant is usually the most prominently featured tenant. Their name is on top of the signage for the commercial property. According to Square Foot, traditional anchor tenants have taken up […]