Blog October 20, 2018

CityLift Parking Embarks On Project to Future-Proof Parking

With a clear vision for the future of automated vehicles, parking technology company, CityLift Parking has begun developing solutions that will integrate its complete automated parking solutions with automated vehicles. CityLift is working with leading automated vehicle companies, helping them to develop smart solutions to the developing parking problem. As these companies are still in […]


CityLift Begins First Install in Portland, Oregon

Originally a surface parking lot, Overton 15 is CityLift Parking’s first installation in Portland, OR. The building by Vallaster Corl Architects is a 73’-11” tall mixed-use residential and retail project containing 68 residential units and three ground floor retail spaces. The quarter block site is located at the corner of NW 15th Ave and Overton Street […]

News October 4, 2018

A new approach to parking for dealerships facing site size constraints

Auto dealers in urban and expanding markets can find themselves facing 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 space necessary […]


How to Adapt to Changing Parking Needs

By Lisa Brown Due to diminished single-occupancy cars with the use of ride sharing, autonomous cars or other alternative forms of transportation, developers are looking at ways to provide the right amount of tenant parking without running the risk of killing projects. Some developers are mulling over planned parking in mixed-use projects. In 10 to 15 […]

News August 19, 2018

Is Semi-Automated Parking the Key to Density?

By Kelsi Maree Borland Providing adequate parking on dense, small sites is challenging, but semi-automated parking systems with stackers may be the solution that developers need. Some version of automated parking in new developments is going to be integral to both creating density in L.A. and complying with the city’s parking requirements, as they slowly evolve. […]


Mechanical Parking in Miami

By: Larry Gautier, as posted in I am a big fan and advocate for better transportation solutions. Especially since I’ve been sitting in traffic, like the rest of you, for many years. I think it’s a goal that we should continue to strive for. Being a native Miamian and a 30-year commercial real estate professional, […]

News August 11, 2018

New LA Multifamily Developments Implement Tetris-Style Parking System

Two new multifamily developments in Los Angeles are getting a unique Tetris-style semi-automated parking system that could lead to a shift in how residents park their vehicles. Beverly Hills-based Markwood Enterprises recently broke ground on a 14-unit, 16K SF multifamily property in mid-Wilshire and a 13-unit, 12K SF multifamily development in Larchmont. Each offers one […]

Blog July 12, 2018

The Power of Automated Parking for Self-Driving Cars

Large-scale deployment of autonomous vehicle fleets is rapidly approaching. Among the key issues that need to be resolved is “where will the cars go when they are not being used?” One can easily envision commuters will summon rides in the morning and evening. During the middle of day some of the fleet will be used […]

News July 4, 2018

Automated Parking Comes to the US

While automated parking facilities are commonplace in Germany, Japan and China, they are gaining momentum in North America. By the late 1980s, as automobile ownership skyrocketed in Germany and Japan, the automated parking industry in these countries took off. Today, Japan alone has about 1.6 million parking spaces in automated parking facilities, where some sort […]