Construction has commenced inside the structure that will house an automated robotic parking system at the new 304- unit Costa Hollywood Condominium Resort. In addition to providing a unique luxury amenity that compliments the resort’s other array of upscale features it is a space saving technology permitting the developer to more efficiently, effectively and economically utilize its allowable building area and build residential units in space that what would have otherwise been allocated to parking.
Posted on | August 9, 2014 | Comments Off
You will learn the advantages that automated robotic, and mechanical parking systems provide for a property, over conventional parking methods. Discussed are the differences between the various system types and their manufacturers. The best of the industry are chosen and featured on the site. Read more
Posted on | August 8, 2014 | Comments Off
What is it all about, is it right for your project?
These parking systems are designed to save space, be energy efficient, and minimize pollution. Safety is maximized and crashes are minimized. Barely taking hold in the US, this technology is currently sweeping Europe and Asia. With LEED certifications taking significance in building design, it’s inevitable these parking systems will be added to the list that defines green development. Read more
Posted on | April 14, 2015 | No Comments
I think we all know that it is possible to “stage” the demonstration of new parking technology so the system appears to be fully functional, when in fact it is still very far from that reality. To ensure you are making an educated evaluation, follow these suggestions to fully test a new system: Read more
Posted on | March 4, 2015 | No Comments
The Wichita City Council on Tuesday took another step toward bringing 230 more apartments and a 273-space automated parking garage to downtown Wichita.
The council approved up to $45 million in industrial revenue bonds and up to $12.5 million in tax increment financing to help push forward a $60 million-plus plan to renovate the vacant Exchange Place and Bitting buildings and build apartment space on East Douglas, as well as the garage. Read more
Posted on | August 28, 2014 | No Comments
Posted on | January 28, 2014 | No Comments
Boomerang Systems, Inc., (OTCQB: BMER) the pioneer designer and manufacturer of fully-automated robotic parking systems, announced today that it has executed an agreement to provide 240 parking spaces using the revolutionary RoboticValet® Parking System, to be incorporated into a student housing project on East Green Street in Champaign, Illinois. Read more
Posted on | December 10, 2013 | No Comments
The Boston Redevelopment Authority voted to change previously approved plans, eliminating a 315-space robotic parking garage. Developer Related Beal had asserted parking and transportation demand could be met by surrounding garages and transit services. Read more
Posted on | September 24, 2013 | 1 Comment
Parking, whether in lots or garages, is benefiting from some fresh thinking these days, thanks to new technology and creative ideas that can both save operators money and reduce carbon footprints. Parking operators are also addressing the need for publicly available electric vehicle charging in New York and other cities, though it’s not widely installed yet. Read more
Posted on | August 26, 2013 | No Comments
West Hollywood’s City Council unanimously approved sale of $20.5 million in bonds August 20th to finance the robotic parking garage to be built behind the City Hall building at 8300 Santa Monica Blvd. at Sweetzer. Read more
Posted on | August 5, 2013 | No Comments
There’s a new perk in high-end apartment buildings—fully robotic parking lots. No more careless valet dinging the Rolls at 1706 Rittenhouse, Philadelphia. Tenants pull their car onto a lift and the system takes it from there. When a tenant wants to leave, they swipe a special fob, and the system locates and retrieves their car.
For those who haven’t encountered one, it may surprise that automated parking lots aren’t new at all. Although they’ve taken longer to catch on in the US, Asia and Europe have been using them for years. According to Shannon Sanders of Southern Illinois University, Japan has 1.6 million automated parking spots. Read morekeep looking »