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 […]

Blog May 10, 2017

Hive Parking Structure is Going Vertical!

Since we have broken ground back on our fully automated parking structure here in Oakland, our columns and beams are being installed and have begun to go vertical. We now have cladding and lifts are being installed as we speak! This project will be the first fully automated parking structure in the San Francisco Bay Area […]

Blog April 11, 2017

Increase Land Use at Auto Dealerships with Automated Parking

  Auto dealers in urban and expanding markets can find themselves faced with rising land costs, inventory constrained sites, non-renewable leases for off-site lots lost to development, and overcrowded parking lots that make it hard to exhibit inventory and retrieve vehicles. As auto dealerships are completely reliant on inventory to support sales and require the […]

Blog March 24, 2017

Automated Parking: What Happens if the System Goes Down?

An automated mechanical parking system is a significant investment. It must be proven and reliable, and the company providing it must be the same. This is because, eventually, the question will arise: What if the system goes down? When speaking with prospective clients, the first question asked most often of a provider is: How much […]

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 […]

Blog November 30, 2016

How to Solve Hospital Parking Woes

Most hospitals find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place when it comes to having enough parking.  As the demand for medical services grows, many hospitals respond by expanding their facility to offer more beds and provide more care options.  These new facilities frequently take up land that was originally designated for parking, […]

Blog October 14, 2016

Maximize Land Use with Automated Parking

Automated parking systems are a thing of the present, but their full potential has not yet been reached. There are many places in which these modern systems would be perfectly suited to make parking better in a large number of ways. Owners and developers just need to be made aware of these significant advantages, such […]

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 […]