SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ZIRX, the leading on-demand valet and car services company that's rescuing frustrated drivers one parking-challenged area at a time, is now offering its popular service in Brooklyn's busiest neighborhoods: DUMBO, downtown Brooklyn, Vinegar Hill and Brooklyn Heights. Launched in late June of 2014, ZIRX is now used by thousands of drivers each day to save time in some of the country's most congested cities including Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C.
"With millions of people now living in, working in and visiting Brooklyn, it is one of our country's busiest areas. Add to this a nearly 45 percent car ownership rate and limited public parking options and the hassles for drivers keep adding up," said Sean Behr, Founder and CEO, ZIRX. "With an easy-to-use app and team of professionally trained agents, ZIRX is taking the frustration out of parking and car ownership in Brooklyn. We're excited to launch in Brooklyn--letting drivers in the area enjoy the freedom of using their car, without the aggravation."
ZIRX Delivers On-Demand Parking and Car Services at Empire Stores
ZIRX has partnered with Empire Stores, the iconic waterfront building in DUMBO's Brooklyn Bridge Park. Empire Stores is being adaptively reused to create a LEED-certified cultural, office and retail destination. ZIRX will deliver premium on-demand valet and car services to thousands of visitors, tenants and employees.
"Located at the heart of the Brooklyn Technology Triangle, Empire Stores combines stunning architecture, world class retailers and restaurateurs with unique office space featuring epic views, cutting-edge technology and premium services and amenities. We are creating a vibrant hub for the area's growing tech community," said David Beare, Director of Leasing for Midtown Equities. "ZIRX's premium, on-demand, valet parking and car services will be a bonus amenity for visitors, neighbors and companies looking to attract top talent."
ZIRX's unique combination of technology and customer service transforms the way urban dwellers take on the day's routine. Using the company's mobile app, drivers can easily indicate current location and within minutes have an agent arrive and valet park any car in a secure garage. While parked, drivers can easily opt for a gas tank top off, a car wash and other car services and, when ready to leave, the car is delivered to a requested location at the tap of a button. On-demand valet parking in Brooklyn will cost a $12 flat pick up and delivery fee, plus $3 an hour. A monthly unlimited parking pass is also available for $499 a month. With some of the country's highest daily and monthly parking rates and drivers spending around 20 minutes to find a parking spot, ZIRX delivers both savings and convenience.
In addition to secure, stress-free parking, ZIRX will also offer its signature ZIRX Care, a new offering that includes oil changes, tire rotations, factory maintenance and additional services provided while ZIRX has a vehicle in its charge. The company has also led the industry in offering value-added services such as gas fill-ups, electric vehicle charging and car washing.
ZIRX is the leading on-demand valet and car services company. Through the ZIRX mobile app, drivers can easily indicate a location and within minutes have a ZIRX agent arrive to valet park any car in a secure garage. While parked, users can easily opt for a gas fill-up, a car wash and more via the ZIRX app. When ready to leave, the car can be delivered to a requested location, at the tap of a button. The company has operations in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C.
Headquartered in San Francisco, ZIRX was founded by in 2014 by internet veterans who have built marketplace businesses in e-commerce and advertising. The company is funded by Bessemer Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures.
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