Turning Daunting into Easy: How Colonial Parking Makes Automation Simple

  Updating or transforming a manual garage into an automated one can be a daunting task, but with Colonial Parking the headaches surrounding automation go away.  Getting Started When Colonial takes on an automation project, we start by walking the garage and making sure automation is a viable option based on measurements and specifications. We […]

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Colonial 360 is Here

  Colonial 360: Parking Analytics in Your Pocket   You asked and we’re delivering. Colonial Parking is very proud and excited to announce the launch of Colonial 360, our new, online client portal. Colonial 360 was created to give our clients instant access to parking analytics at all their locations. This includes monthly statements, revenue […]

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Leveraging Size and Technology

  Disrupting and Enhancing the Service Delivery Model   Let’s face it, automation is the future of the parking industry and with continual improvement to technology, it is often no longer necessary to have the same staffing levels in parking facilities as has been previously needed. However, clients and customers both appreciate the comfort of […]

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Impactful Gatherings

Colonial® is focused on and dedicated to the empowerment and training of our employees, and in the past couple of weeks we’ve had a couple of great sessions with the aim to do both of those things. COLONIAL TOWN HALL: A Place for Discussion This past week, Colonial Parking® hosted our third Town Hall meeting […]

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Turning Experience, Instinct and Data into Dollars

How Yield Management is Informing and Transforming the Parking Industry   Experience Pricing in the parking industry has historically been an art not a science.  The combination of nearby rates, experience based predictions and gut instinct came together to set pricing. Put simply, a seasoned facility manager looks at neighbors’ rates and makes an assessment […]

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Engineering the Parking Equation

Colonial Parking® was recently published in the nationally recognized publication, Parking Today’s, Women in Parking issue. You can read the article on the use of parking reservations and predictive analytics below, or check it out at Parking Today by clicking here. ___________________________________________________ Engineering Article.ParkingToday Howard, Allison, and Erica Ireland. “Engineering the Parking Equation.” Parking Today July […]

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Big Data and the Best Sandwich

  Pounding the Pavement and Working the Phones While we may not have a Guinness Book of World Records entry with our name next to it, we believe we have the most comprehensive and up-to-date database of parking facility rates available in the region.  Collecting this data is no small feat and involves a lot […]

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