The Wayne County Airport Authority has renewed the contract of a joint venture between Central Parking and a private Detroit company to manage the parking at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. The new deal is for three years and can be extended for two more. Nashville-based Central Parking has been working in Detroit since 2002.
Dec 7, 2010 12:08 PM
City officials in Portland, Ore., have for the second time awarded a $10 milion-a-year parking garage management contract to Nashville-based Central Parking. The city had reneged on an earlier award after two local power brokers had protested.
Dec 2, 2010 11:41 AM
The mayor of Portland, Ore., has asked his citizens to provide input on how to choose the manager of some key downtown garages — a job he awarded this spring to Central Parking. There's enough political jockeying going on to suggest Nashville-based Central Parking would be better off devoting its business development budget elsewhere.
Last month, the consortium sued in Multnomah County Court to force Jay out of its group. Jay said in an interview that he joined Central as an individual, not in his role as president of the African American Chamber of Commerce, so there is no conflict of interest. "Your guess is as good as mine," Jay said when asked why there's tension. "I was the one that brought everyone to the table. When they had no hope in the past, I was the one who brought everyone together from the African American chamber and put together this consortium."SEE ALSO: Local politics loom over Central Parking Portland deal
Sep 20, 2010 7:07 AM
Central Parking System Inc. has landed a five-year contract with the Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority to manage and operate the parking and shuttle service at Harrisburg International Airport in Harrisburg, Pa. Nashville-based Central Parking has had the central Pennsylvania deal since 2003. Nationally, the company manages parking at 23 airports.
Aug 12, 2010 10:20 AM
The mayor of Portland, Ore., is holding off on sending to the city's council a recommendation to award to Central Parking a $10 million-per-year contract to manage city-owned garages. The local companies who lost out to Nashville-based Central Parking have "numerous concerns" about the contract process. SEE ALSO: Central Parking recommended for Portland deal
Jun 25, 2010 8:05 AM
It appears Central Parking has emerged as an "elegant solution" to the fight for about 4,000 parking spots at downtown Portland six garages. City Council members will soon vote on a recommendation to have the Nashville-based company take over the management of the spaces.
Apr 29, 2010 9:28 AM
Central Parking and its joint-venture partner Global Parking has been awarded a five-year extension to their management contracts at Houston's Hobby and Bush airports. As part of the deal, the companies will upgrade their fleet to run only on compressed natural gas.
Feb 8, 2010 12:07 PM