News February 16, 2018

Bay Area Developers Are Turning To Automated Parking

The Bay Area is known for technological innovation, and developers in this area are some of the earliest adopters of automated parking. Although countries like Germany and Japan have been using automated parking for decades, since they faced more severe space constraints post-World War II, the U.S., with its relative abundance of land suitable for garages, has […]

News February 15, 2018

This Company Is Bringing Fully Automated Parking Coast To Coast

The Hive and Star Tower are not, as their names might suggest, the secret bases of crime fighters Green Hornet and Green Arrow. These structures are packed with impressive technology, and they are saving developers money and square footage while cleaning up the streets. The Hive, in Oakland, California, and Star Tower, in Long Island City, New […]

News February 14, 2018

Automated Parking Systems Are Cost-Effective, Versatile and Space-Saving

Nationwide, land values and density in urban areas are increasing as viable plots for parking lots and garages dwindle. City policymakers and residents often agree traditional above-ground parking, while necessary, is aesthetically displeasing; meanwhile, developers are finding subterranean garages increasingly expensive and logistically challenging to construct, especially in built-up areas. The current demand for parking […]

News February 12, 2018

Automated Parking Poised To Transform America’s Cities

  Automated parking is not a new concept, but technological advancements in parking systems and vehicles, combined with cities’ further densification, have made American developers and city planners reconsider it as a viable, eco-friendly, space-freeing solution. After World War II, surface-level parking came with suburban sprawl, permitted by America’s relative land abundance and the luxury […]

News May 23, 2017

Automated Parking Now Available at Upscale Idora Apartments in Oakland, CA

The Idora Apartments, located at 5239 Claremont Ave. in Oakland, CA, offers beautifully-crafted, modern apartment homes in the prime location of Oakland’s hills. This community was created to offer both private homes and a sense of community within the Temescal area. Floor plans range from one to two bedrooms, with all of the necessary modern […]


CityLift Hive Parking Structure is a Winner!

It was recently announced that CityLift’s own Hive Parking Structure is among the winners of the 2017 POP (Parade of Products) at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC). This project was one of fifteen innovative products to be chosen from various industries. It will be recognized as one of the winners at the upcoming conference […]

News December 14, 2016


Via Bisnow – Chuck Sudo A growing number of multifamily developments these days are part of mixed-use, as developers are building the communities of the future. But these projects have unique challenges. Our mixed-use panel at BMAC Midwest—Citylift Parking CEO Scott Gable, Murphy Development Group president John Murphy, Higgins Development Partners CEO Jack Higgins, KTGY […]

News October 6, 2016

Can this Oakland company revolutionize parking in the Bay Area?

Via SF Business Times – Roland Li, Reporter Oakland-based CityLift wants to make parking more compact and automated, cutting costs for real estate developers. This week, construction will start on the company’s first automated parking tower in the Bay Area at Signature Development Group’s Hive project in Uptown Oakland. Visitors will be able to drive […]

News November 20, 2015

Audi brings automated parking to the Boston Area

Audi brings automated parking to the Boston area By: News Releases November 17, 2015 Audi and the city of Somerville are planning joint innovations for the city of the future on the east coast of the USA. Audi CEO Rupert Stadler and Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the context of […]