OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Together with Signature Development Group ("SDG"), CityLift Parking is breaking ground on the first fully automated parking garage in the San Francisco Bay Area. This freestanding structure will be located at the Hive, an Uptown District urban development in Oakland known for its lively events and growing community. Filled with new homes, shops, eateries, nearby galleries and landmarks, the Hive is a recent development of SDG. The Hive parking garage will help its local patrons and visitors alleviate the parking challenge that is often found in this growing community where parking is scarce.
"Automated parking garages are not new to the world but are new to the Bay Area," says Scott Gable, CEO of CityLift Parking. "At the Hive we are taking 1,600 square feet, or the space needed for 7 surface level parking spaces, and converting it into a 39-space, seven-level structure. Drivers will park their car in a room at the base of the building and once they leave, their car will be automatically lifted and stored above ground. Drivers will be able to retrieve their car in less than two minutes. In addition, this all-steel structure dramatically reduces the CO2 emissions versus a concrete structure and eliminates the emissions from cars driving around looking for parking, so the environmental benefits are very real. We will complete the structure by Spring 2017."
"We chose CityLift Parking's technology based on their extensive experience building similar structures around the world for the past 30 years," says Mike Ghielmetti, CEO of Signature Development Group. "At the Hive we are taking part in revitalizing the Uptown Oakland area and this parking structure helps us solve a real parking challenge for the community on a very small space. It's a win-win on all aspects."
Based in Oakland, CA, CityLift Parking combines design and engineering experience with a real estate developer's perspective to create automated parking systems that allow for maximized land used, sustainability benefits, and increased parking density.
Signature Development Group (SDG) is defining next-generation real estate development. By aligning with community, city, and investor interests – SDG develops real estate projects that change the experience of place through smart planning, continued growth in value, transforming communities, and creating sought-after Bay Area destinations.
If you would like more information about CityLift Parking, please contact Raymond Kahue at 510.345.0145 or email at email@example.com. You can also visit us online at www.cityliftparking.com.
For more information on Signature Development Group, please visit www.signaturedevelopment.com.
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