PARKING CONCEPTS, INC. AWARDED CONTRACT AS THE PARKING OPERATOR TO MANAGE MACERICH’S CALIFORNIA PORTFOLIO
Irvine, CA – Parking Concepts, Inc. (PCI) is pleased to announce the commencement of operations for Macerich’s paid parking portfolio in California. PCI is committed to providing the highest quality of parking services to align with Macerich’s vision of shaping the future of retail real estate.
PCI will provide professional parking management, facility maintenance, and valet services at Macerich’s premiere retail locations across the state of California – Broadway Plaza, Fashion Fair, Vintage Faire, and Santa Monica Place. “We are honored to be in partnership with a leading owner, operator. and developer of top retail and mixed-use destinations,” says Rafael Abanilla, PCI’s Assistant Vice President. “We are confident that our efficiency, technological solutions, and operational excellence, combined with their real estate expertise will result in an elevated quality of tailored customer experience.”
Focusing on service more than the bottom line, PCI endeavors to offer exemplary experience to all clients and customers. PCI has built its business model on this foundation and has been able to organically expand into several markets while delivering exceptional results, and innovative management strategies.
To learn more about Parking Concepts, Inc. and their services, visit their website: https://parkingconcepts.com/services/parking-services/
Parking Concepts, Inc (PCI) commences to oversee the City of Riverside on-street and off-street parking operations
IRVINE, Calif. — Parking Concepts, Inc. (PCI) is pleased to announce the commencement of operations with the City of Riverside to oversee all city on-street and off-street parking operations. The contract promises to streamline and, at the same time, optimize the parking strategy uniformly across the city, bringing convenience and improved ease of use to residents, employees, commuters, and visitors.
The contractual scope of services consists of professional parking management and facility maintenance, provided by PCI. The parking portfolio includes: five parking garages, fourteen surface parking lots, and over 1,100 on-street metered stalls throughout the city.
“We are extremely pleased to be awarded this contract. We have bid on this for the past fifteen years. The team is excited to hit the ground running,” says Bob Hindle, Senior Vice President at Parking Concepts, Inc.
Staying true to the company’s foundation as a parking solution that offers exceptional service, PCI plans to apply a strategy that places a heavy emphasis on customer service, revenue integrity, and integrated technology to serve the needs of both the patrons and the City of Riversides leadership.
It is PCI’s belief that the very foundation for excellent parking service is superior customer service with integrity. “PCI is set apart from our competitors by consistently ranking among the highest scores of independent customer surveys. This is a point of pride for us and provides demonstrable proof that we are on the right track,” says Hindle.
Founded as a customer service-oriented parking management firm in 1974, Parking Concepts Inc. also offers transportation solutions under their business branch Transportation Concepts.
This contract marks the latest in Parking Concepts, Inc.’s growing presence across the Inland Empire, which includes the nearby Ontario Airport International Airport, and additional Downtown Riverside operations.
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Parking Concepts Introduces First Electric Shuttle Bus at Ontario Airport.
Parking Concepts Inc. a leading provider of airport parking solutions has launched the first 100% electric shuttle bus at the Ontario International Airport in Southern California with the deployment of Phoenix Motorcars Zero Emission Utility Shuttle- ZEUS 305.
This is in line with Parking Concepts’ sustainability goals of reducing the carbon footprint of its services while providing the best in class service for its customers. Parking Concepts has been a leader deploying electric vehicle charging stations and in adopting zero and low emission transportation solutions.
Rachel Solis, General Manager of Parking Concepts at Ontario airport, said “Parking Concepts has been at the forefront of adopting of sustainable vehicles and practices. The new Phoenix electric shuttle buses will help us negate the environmental impact of our vehicles while reducing our operating expenses. The fuel and maintenance costs for these vehicles are negligible in comparison to gas or CNG options”.
The shuttle bus designed and developed by Phoenix Motorcars, an Ontario California based electric bus & truck manufacturer carries up to 14 passengers and their luggage between the airport terminal and the offsite parking facility. The shuttle bus also is also equipped with a 2 seat ADA lift.
The ZEUS-305 electric shuttle offers up to 100 miles in range and comes equipped with a Level II and a Level III charging option. The fast charging capability allows for the vehicle to be fully charged in less than three hours. The shuttle is expected to reduce more than 60 tons of carbon dioxide every year as compared to a conventional diesel shuttle.
Tarek Helou, Director of Sales and Marketing at Phoenix Motorcars said, “We are proud to be working with Parking Concepts and we are excited to be offering the first all electric shuttle bus in Ontario. It’s great to see our products making a positive impact in the communities we live and work in. This is another great step in proving that our electric buses are well suited to meet the intense operational requirements of busy airports, whilst also helping clean up the environment“.