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Creating an Effective Consultant Agreement

Many companies in the parking industry rely on consultants to help conduct their business. That’s why it is critically important to make sure you have consulting agreements that protect your interests. Read more >>

Parking Consultants and the Public Sector

Parking consultants are uniquely qualified to help improve operational practices, staff training, customer service, auditing, equipment procurement, marketing, strategic planning and organizational analysis. Read more >>

CPP Gives Consultants Their "Street Cred"

For consultants providing advice on architecture or engineering issues, a professional licensure and designation such as "AIA" (American Institute of Architects) or "PE" (Professional Engineer) following their names offers assurance to the hiring entity that the consultant has been recognized by peers as possessing expertise in those respective fields. But what if you are looking to hire a consultant who has the professional stamp of approval of an AIA or PE, but also "knows” parking and brings that awareness to his or her work? Read more >>

How-To Guides

Hiring a Parking Consultant, Step by Step

Hiring a parking consultant consists of selecting a consultant based upon a Request for Proposal (RFP) process. The RFP is sent directly to select parking consultants and/or published in newspapers, professional magazines and websites. Read more >>

Steps To Building a Successful Parking Garage

Building a parking garage from the ground up can be daunting task, especially in this era of new technology, greener practices and functional design options. Read more >>

Best Practices for Selecting a Parking Consultant

Some parking and transportation organizations hire consultants routinely for every project; others hire them only occasionally for major projects. Regardless of what category your parking operation might fall under, there are some ways to maximize the potential value a parking consultant might add to your organization. Read more >>

How To Get the Most From Your Consultant

Some parking and transportation organizations hire consultants routinely and mechanically; others hire them only occasionally and reluctantly. Regardless of what category your enterprise might fall under, there are some ways to maximize the potential value a consultant might add to your operation. Read more >>

Case Studies

Centre 425Creating More Space at Centre 425: A Graelic, LLC Case Study

In recent years, more developers and parking operators have hired parking consultants to analyze and review the general design and functionality of their parking facilities. Read more >>


Parking ConsultantSo You Want to Be a Consultant

As the industry has grown, so has the need for problem-solving consultants...However, like many things in life, it’s harder than it looks.To understand the pros and cons of a career in parking consulting, Parking consulted with three industry veterans. Read more >>

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Guide to Selecting a Parking Consultant

This book will assist owners and leaders in understanding the services parking consultants provide, how consultants can benefit an owner, the qualifications one should seek in selecting a parking consultant, and common methods for selecting parking consultants. Learn more, order >>

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