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Propark America Announces Rebrand To Propark Mobility

June 10, 2019

The name change reinforces the company’s investment in innovation and the changing mobility landscape. Hartford, Connecticut – The nation’s largest privately-owned parking company, formerly known as Propark America, has changed its name to Propark Mobility. The rebranding of the company reflects its growing involvement in transportation and mobility solutions. “Propark has always been an innovator, an industry market leader and a pioneer in forward-thinking technologies. In a rapidly changing mobility world, and in that...

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Propark Parks the Stanley Cup and the NBA Finals Again

May 31, 2019

This May and June, Propark is managing parking for both the Stanley Cup Finals at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, and the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.  Our expertise with event parking management ensures that the parking for these events runs seamlessly, contributing to the ultimate fan experience during the most exciting time of the year for hockey and hoops fans.  With sold-out games for over 17,500 fans per game in...

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Propark Begins Parking Operations at One Dalton in Boston, Massachusetts

May 21, 2019

Propark announced that it has commenced parking management operations at One Dalton, the new Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, in Boston, Massachusetts. “Boston’s newest luxury property, the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, is perfect for our hospitality service model,” explained Regional Vice President, Sean Lampert. “As New England’s most luxurious residential building, it’s paramount that we provide the highest level of white-glove service, synonymous with the Four Seasons brand.” Standing 61 stories...

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Propark Commences Parking Operations at Harbor 1500

May 6, 2019

Propark announced that it has commenced parking management operations at Harbor 1500 in Weehawken, New Jersey. “Our expertise in the luxury residential market blends seamlessly with the spirit of Harbor 1500,” explained Executive Vice President, Kristen Sokich.  “Our hospitality training program completely prepares our team members to cater to the wishes and expectations of residents, with an emphasis on white-glove service standards.” Situated in close proximity to Manhattan, Harbor 1500 boasts resort-style living with...

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John Reimers Joins Propark as Company’s Chief Operating Officer

April 22, 2019

John Reimers Joins Propark as Company’s Chief Operating Officer Propark (“Propark”) has announced the appointment of John Reimers as Chief Operating Officer. Reimers comes to Propark with substantial leadership experience guiding operational divisions at national parking management and transportation solution companies. Reimers most recently served as Vice President of Towne Park, where he directed the day-to-day operations of its successful West Coast region. Reimers has held numerous other leadership positions over his twenty-year parking...

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Expansion in San Francisco

February 22, 2019

Exciting times in San Francisco, as Propark’s west coast team begins operations at three locations. Virgin Hotels San Francisco is the newest boutique hotel in the city, dedicated to bringing unsurpassed standards of hospitality to the Bay Area. Located at 250 4th Street, the Virgin Hotels San Francisco chose Propark to manage its valet, doorperson, and bellhop departments in order to provide uncompromising levels of service to guests of their property. Located at 1095...

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George Dean Promoted to Regional Vice President of Propark

November 20, 2018

Propark is pleased to announce the promotion of George Dean to Regional Vice President for the company’s New York, New Jersey and Southern Connecticut regions. “Propark has developed what we call The Parking Dream Team,” explained John Schmid, Propark’s Chief Executive Officer.  “As a longtime member of that elite unit, George’s promotion to Regional Vice President further solidifies and supports his value to the company.  We’re excited for the next chapter of his career...

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Propark Does It Again!

December 10, 2018

Some Things Are Perfect. Like Our Service. Propark’s valet team at the esteemed JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa achieved back-to-back perfect 100% scores in a recent service standards audit.  Difficult to obtain, these perfect scores are indicative of the high level of service delivery that is the standard for Propark’s five star hospitality operating model. Propark delivers only the greatest levels of attention and care to our guests.  We take pride...

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April Employee of the Month Saleh Hussain

May 2, 2019

Saleh Hussain was nominated for this esteemed award by Michael Anderson, Regional Manager. Saleh has been a valued Propark team member for almost two years and currently works as a Supervisor at Expresso Airport Parking in San Leandro, California. Michael shared, “Sal started as a valet at Expresso last year. Since day one, he has demonstrated the true vision of exceptional customer service in every way. In the last two months, Sal has had...

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March Employee of the Month Luis Arevalo

April 15, 2019

Luis Arevalo was nominated for this esteemed award by Jorge Mejia, Account Manager. Luis has been a valued Propark team member for nearly two years and currently works as a Parking Attendant at Gateway Center in White Plains, New York. Jorge shared, “I would like to nominate my attendant, soon to be assistant manager, Luis Arevalo due to the many contributions he continues to provide throughout the Westchester Region in his 1 year and...

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January Employee of the Month Sabah Abdulla

February 17, 2019

Sabah Abdulla was nominated for this esteemed award by James Tinson, Area Manager. Sabah has been a valued Propark team member for over four years and currently works as a Valet Attendant at Bristol Hospital in Bristol, Connecticut. James shared, “In addition to already providing consistently stellar service, Sabah is to be recognized for his life-saving actions at the Bristol Hospital.  A gentleman arrived at the valet lane complaining of chest pain, in the...

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November Employee of the Month Sean Patton

December 1, 2018

Sean Patton was nominated for this esteemed award by Kyle Vanderschoor, Area Manager. Sean has been a valued Propark team member for over a year and currently works as a Valet Attendant at Sutter Hospital in Sacramento, California. Kyle shared a very heroic story: “On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018, at approximately 3:05 pm (while reporting to the garage), Sean Patton heard the sound of tires screeching and looked up to see a White Ford...

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Propark Achieves 100% Score on Service Standards

October 16, 2018

Some Things Are Perfect. Like Our Service. Propark’s valet team at the esteemed JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa achieved a perfect 100% score in a recent service standards audit.  Difficult to obtain, this perfect score is indicative of the high level of service delivery that is the standard for Propark’s five star hospitality operating model. Propark delivers only the greatest levels of attention and care to our guests.  We take...

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The Oakland A’s Score Big With New Parking Provider

October 5, 2018

Goal:  The Oakland Athletics had to make a mid-season parking change and called us in to make the save.  The A’s knew they had a reliable reliever from the great job we do parking for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders and the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors. Focus:  Propark quickly stepped up to the plate, and with careful planning, team training and attention to every last detail, a thorough game plan was put in place....

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Parking People®: Meet Michelle Metz

September 19, 2018

Propark is a parking management company that believes strongly in developing our talent and promoting from within.  The potential to organically grow with Propark drives our team members to succeed, which is part of what makes our Parking People so special!  This month, we’d like to highlight one of our organic success stories in the making, Michelle Metz. Michelle joined the Propark team in 2016 as Assistant Manager at OhPark Airport Parking, servicing John...

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5 Summer Travel Scams to Avoid

July 27, 2018

A vacation is supposed to be one of the best parts of summer, but it can quickly be ruined by a travel scam that you never saw coming. For the rest of the summer and in the future, be aware of the signs of peak-season travel scams that can put a damper on your plans.

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New Location Northwell Health

August 10, 2018

Propark has been awarded the management contract for Northwell Health’s parking operations at numerous hospitals in New York’s Nassau County. “Propark is an experienced, service-oriented New York hospital parking management company, and we’re excited to bring our fresh approach to Northwell Health’s various Long Island hospitals,” said Propark’s Executive Vice President, Kristen Sokich.  “Our experience gives us a firm understanding of the complexities associated with the Northwell Health portfolio, and we’re prepared to elevate...

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Winpark Awarded Management of Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage

August 21, 2018

Winpark announced today that it has been awarded the management contract for the operation of Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza’s parking garage in Houston, Texas. “We are thrilled to add Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza to our Houston portfolio,” explained Winpark’s Managing Partner, Richard DiPietro.  “Our local experience and overall background in Class A and medical parking operations allows us to provide this specific operation with the highest level of service, which complements all the other...

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Kevin Gordon Joins Propark As Senior Vice President, Hospitality

August 22, 2018

Propark announced today that Kevin Gordon has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Hospitality. “The Propark family is excited to bring Kevin on board,” said Propark’s Chief Executive Officer, John Schmid.  “The Parking Dream Team is our concept of attracting the best, brightest talent in the industry, which is what this addition to our team represents.  Kevin is an accomplished parking professional with elevated skillsets and will be a great fit as we...

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Propark Announces Peter Kim as Director of Airport Marketing and Revenues

August 10, 2018

Propark announced today that Peter Kim has joined the company as the director of airport marketing and revenues. “We’re so happy to welcome Peter Kim to the Propark family,” said John Schmid, Propark’s Chief Executive Officer.  “As the newest member of ‘The Parking Dream Team’ Peter has a strong, diverse track record when it comes to marketing airport parking facilities and driving asset value through intelligent marketplace positioning.” With an extensive background in airport...

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Propark Partners With Uber at Red Beam Garage C

June 29, 2018

Propark announced today that it has partnered with Uber to pick up T.F. Green Airport travelers at the Red Beam Garage C. “Propark is excited to partner with Uber on a program that brings back convenient and affordable ride sharing services to the many customers who utilize T.F. Green Airport for their traveling needs,” said Sean Lampert, Propark’s regional vice president. “We look forward to providing another avenue of ease and convenience for these...

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Operations Begin at JAXPORT Cruise Terminal

June 13, 2018

Propark announced today that it has recently commenced management of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Cruise Terminal parking facility in Jacksonville, Florida. “As a leader in parking management services here in Jacksonville, we’re particularly excited about JAXPORT’s cruise ship parking operation,” said Propark’s Regional Vice President, David Horn. “We realize that the parking operator has a responsibility to serve as an ambassador for the City of Jacksonville, and that’s a role that Propark is...

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10 Tips for Business Travelers

May 25, 2018

At Propark, our parking systems cater to business travelers from all over and one thing's for certain - business travel can be stressful. Whether it's last-minute flight plans or a first-time trip to a foreign country, there are many different things that travelers have to handle. Here are some tips from our parking management company to make things go a little smoother.

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Red Beam Garage C Has 16 New Free Easy EV Charging Stations

June 5, 2018

Propark announced today that it has completed the installation of sixteen electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its Red Beam Garage C location, servicing T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island. “Propark is thrilled to provide T.F. Green Airport travelers with additional convenient EV charging capabilities, for free,” said Propark’s Chief Executive Officer, John Schmid. “As a parking company rooted in sustainability, we believe strongly in continuing to advance the charging infrastructure as more...

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New Location Rego Center Mall, Queens, NY

April 27, 2018

Propark Adds Latest Retail Parking Account to New York Management Portfolio Hartford, Connecticut – Propark announced today that the company has assumed management responsibility for the parking operations at Rego Center Mall in Queens, New York.  “We’re honored to provide management services to Rego Center Mall,” said Kristen Sokich, Propark’s senior vice president.  “This is a great opportunity for us to showcase our expertise in the retail parking environment, where our creative approaches to...

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Propark Announces Honor Miele as Regional Manager, Los Angeles

April 25, 2018

Propark announced today that Honor Miele has joined the company as the new regional manager in Los Angeles, California. “I am thrilled to have Honor Miele as part of our Parking Dream Team, especially during this exciting period of growth for Propark,” said Senior Vice President, Peter Thorson.  “Honor comes to us with a diverse parking management background, which will enhance our existing operations, while helping us continue to expand in the Los Angeles...

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New Location Jiffy Airport Parking Servicing JFK

March 30, 2018

Propark announced today that it is opening its latest Jiffy Airport Parking location, servicing John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York. “We are really excited to bring the Jiffy Airport Parking experience to JFK airport travelers,” said Propark’s Regional Manager, Alexander Piech. “Our brand is synonymous with value and convenience, which we’re looking forward to bringing to the New York market. Our Newark location is wildly popular and we feel JFK travelers...

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Propark Announces David Horn as Regional Vice President

January 18, 2018

Propark announced today that David Horn has joined the company as the new regional vice president, overseeing the Jacksonville market and select near airport facilities within the company’s portfolio. “The southeast region is a challenging parking environment, so the right leadership is top priority for Propark,” said Propark’s President, Rick DiPietro.  “David brings a tremendous amount of expertise in parking operations, team building and fueling profitability.  He is a wonderful addition to our Parking...

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Last-Minute 4th of July Getaways

June 28, 2018

Independence Day is only a week away, which means many of the more popular destinations (Philadelphia, Washington D.C., etc.) are likely either booked up, expensive, or both. If you still want to get away, but aren't sure where to go at the last minute, consider these destinations from our parking management company.

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Propark Announces Winpark’s New President

January 11, 2018

Propark announced today that Drew Riley has joined the company as the new president of Winpark Management, LLC. “Drew comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience in both operations and business development,” said Propark’s Chief Executive Officer, John Schmid.  “He brings a diverse skill set as one of the newest members of our Parking Dream Team, and we’re looking forward to Winpark’s growth under his leadership.” Drew has over twelve years...

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Propark: A “LEED”er in the Parking Industry

November 9, 2017

Propark is not your average parking management company.  We differentiate ourselves from other companies in a variety of meaningful ways.  We pride ourselves, first and foremost, on our Parking People.  Our highly trained staff delivers high-end, hotel quality service standards across the country, through the guidance of our proprietary Propark THINK training program. We also pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial approach to management.  We take an ownership approach to the assets entrusted to our...

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4 Benefits of Using Propark

April 27, 2018

Since 1984, Propark has been creating parking management systems for a wide variety of industries. With the services and amenities you're looking for and the professionalism you need, we can help you transform your business. Here are four benefits to choosing our parking management company.

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Winpark’s Becky Cass Honored with Parking Supervisor of the Year Award at 2017 IPI Conference and Exposition

June 12, 2017

Houston, Texas – Winpark announced that its Houston Area Manager, Becky Cass, was honored last month in New Orleans, Louisiana as the International Parking Institute’s 2017 Parking Supervisor of the Year.   “We’re extremely proud of Becky for all that she has done for Winpark and our clients,” explained Liliana Rambo, CAPP, president of Winpark. “She is certainly deserving of the industry’s highest individual honor due to her unwavering dedication to ensuring that the...

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Propark Purchases LA Parking Company

June 6, 2017

Propark, Inc. (www.propark.com) announces that it has purchased Express Park in Los Angeles, California. Express Park’s portfolio of parking operations includes locations in Hollywood, Studio City, Santa Monica and Huntington Park.   Propark’s Chief Investment Officer David Schmid, “We are very excited to be growing our footprint in the Los Angeles parking services marketplace. This acquisition is part of Propark’s growth strategy to purchase small to medium sized parking companies in a variety of...

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Propark Awarded Parking Facility Management Portfolio from Hudson Pacific Properties

January 18, 2017

Propark announced today that the company was awarded a portfolio of parking facilities throughout San Francisco and Los Angeles by Hudson Pacific Properties. “We’re excited and honored to assume management responsibility of these assets for Hudson Pacific Properties,” said John Schmid, Propark’s chief executive officer. “We feel that Propark’s service delivery model, technology expertise and sustainability ideals compliment the values of Hudson Pacific Properties, as well as its tenants and their guests, which will...

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Propark Promotes Luis Garcia to Senior Vice President

September 12, 2016

Propark is pleased to announce the promotion of Luis Garcia to senior vice president for the company’s west region.   “As a longtime member of The Parking Dream Team, Luis represents one of the many organic success stories that have helped anchor our company and position us for success,” declared John Schmid, Propark’s chief executive officer. “I’ve had the pleasure to watch Luis grow into this position and look forward to his continued achievement...

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Nicole Chinea Joins The Parking Dream Team

August 24, 2016

Winpark announced today that they have hired Nicole Chinea as the company’s Regional Vice President of Operations.   “We are excited to bring Nicole aboard as the newest member of the Winpark family,” said Liliana Rambo, Winpark’s president. “As the latest addition to The Parking Dream Team, Nicole brings a diverse skillset to our company, which she will leverage to the optimal benefit of Winpark’s clients and guests.”   Prior to joining Winpark, Chinea...

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Propark Launches New Company Website

June 27, 2016

Propark is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned corporate website.   “We’re delighted to unveil the new Propark.com,” declared John Schmid, Propark’s chief executive officer. “The clean, modern, responsive design streamlines the process for people looking for affordable parking across the country, and allows for an assured user experience with convenient, secure online monthly parking payments.”   Propark’s clients, investors, and partners alike will benefit from the new layout, which will...

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Propark Becomes Corporate Sponsor of Women In Parking

June 21, 2016

Propark announced today that it has become a Titanium Partner of Women In Parking.   “Women In Parking is a transformative association for the parking industry,” stated John Schmid, Propark’s chief executive officer. “We are extremely proud to contribute to the ongoing endeavor of empowering women in the workforce and within our industry through this partnership.”   Established in 2011, Women In Parking seeks to enhance the professional careers of women in the parking...

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Propark Names Liliana Rambo as New President of Winpark

February 3, 2016

Hartford, Connecticut – Propark announced today that Liliana Rambo, CAPP will be joining Winpark Management, LLC as the company’s new president.   “We are thrilled to welcome Liliana Rambo to the Winpark family,” said Propark Chief Executive Officer John Schmid. “Liliana’s vast experience in the parking industry will enhance every aspect of our first-class operations. As president of Winpark, Rambo will champion exceptional Class-A office tower service delivery and will focus on national portfolio...

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Peter Thorson Joins Parking “Dream Team”

December 7, 2015

Hartford, Connecticut – Propark announced today that Peter Thorson has joined the company as a senior vice president.   “We are thrilled to welcome Peter to the Propark family,” said Propark’s Chief Executive Officer, John Schmid. “Peter has a robust background in the parking industry and brings with him a unique blend of hands-on leadership and technological expertise, coupled with the mindset of an entrepreneurial strategist. Adding an individual of this caliber to our...

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The Charles Square Garage is Awarded Green Garage Certification

July 8, 2015

Cambridge, Massachusetts – The Charles Square Garage announced today that it has been designated as a Certified Green Garage by the Green Parking Council.   “This award is the result of years of forward-thinking initiatives and management practices,” said Djamel Ghili, the Charles Square Garage’s account manager. “Sustainability is a philosophy that is prominently embodied at this specific asset.”   Launched in 2015, Green Garage Certification recognizes parking facility management practices that maximize performance...

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Canopy Airport Parking Expands Partnership with E-470

March 25, 2015

Installs automated billing equipment to serve ExpressToll and Canopy customers Commerce City, Colorado – Propark announced in a ribbon-cutting event Wednesday morning (March 25) that its Canopy Airport Parking facility, servicing Denver International Airport, has expanded its partnership with the E-470 Public Highway Authority to offer non-stop automated billing to ExpressToll customers. ExpressToll is the automated toll billing system used by E-470, the Northwest Parkway and CDOT’s Express Lanes.   ExpressToll account holders who...

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Propark is Winning Bidder for eBay Parking Contract

March 17, 2015

San Jose, California – Propark announced today that it has been awarded the contract to provide valet parking management services at the world headquarters of eBay in San Jose.   “Propark was selected to resolve a severely impacted parking inventory problem through the utilization of an efficient valet parking operation that will provide eBay employees and tenants with a first-class service,” said Tim Maloney, executive vice president, national sales. “Our program will feature our...

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HINES SELLS WINPARK TO Propark

February 11, 2014

(HOUSTON) – Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today the sale of its parking services company, Winpark Management LLC, to Propark. Winpark is a full-service parking management and consulting company founded by Hines in 1997. Financials on the deal were not disclosed.   “Hines is proud of Winpark’s stature as a leading parking services provider,” explained Charles Elder, senior managing director at Hines. “Winpark’s intimate knowledge and experience within the Class-A office tower...

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