December 2014 – Parking Valuation: CMA has been retained by the Board of Directors of an LLC to prepare a market analysis and valuations of multiple large garages.
December 2014 – Garage Feasibility: A private development and property management firm has retained CMA to provide research and financial feasibility services for two garages that may be constructed in conjunction with transportation system improvements on the East Coast.
November 2014 – Parking Management: CMA has updated the Parking Management Plan for East Stroudsburg University, which is moving into the planning stages for construction of a new student center, library, and additional on-campus housing.
October 2014 – Access Strategies: CMA is a member of the team selected by Montgomery County, PA, to provide an Asset Strategy and Project Management Services for County Complex in Norristown, PA. CMA will focus on the parking and access management for employees, the Court and jurors, and visitors to the complex.
October 2014 – Professional Education: “Losing Rodney Dangerfield: A Transformational Trend” was the presentation delivered by Barbara Chance to the New York State Parking Association’s conference. Barbara’s talk focused on how parking professionals are working to increase “respect” for the industry and its role in the economy and daily life.
October 2014 – Parking Management: Dartmouth University has asked CMA to work with it to prepare a Parking Improvement Strategy that will provide a way forward for parking and transportation, taking into consideration the recently completed Master Plan.
August 2014 – Travel Service Management: For a large financial services company, CMA is preparing a Travel Services Sourcing Strategy and RFP for partners/vendors. The company spends in excess of $20 million annually on travel services, and it wants to enhance the value of that spend as well as ensuring that levels of service match the varied needs of the departments.
August 2014 – Special Events: CMA assisted Villanova University with the approval process for a mixed use development of resident housing, related retail, a Performing Arts Center, and a parking garage. A strategy for the distribution of special event traffic and parking was prepared, and CMA testimony explained it to Township representatives.
April 2014 – Revenue Analysis: A private parking garage owner in New Orleans retained CMA to conduct a revenue analysis, a general assessment of operations, review of the operator lease agreement, and assist with the development of an RFP for a new operator.
April 2014 - Parking Operations Assessment: The University of Colorado Boulder has again retained CMA for parking consulting services, with work including evaluation of parking policies and procedures, and pricing and allocation methods.
April 2014 - State of the Industry: The New York State Parking Association’s first annual spring training conference was held in April. The conference examined the past, present, and future of the parking industry. Barbara Chance was an invited presenter to discuss trends and the future. See Barbara’s presentation here.
April 2014 - Financial Analysis: The Baltimore County Revenue Authority has retained CMA to conduct a preliminary financial analysis for a new parking garage as part of a proposed mixed-use development.
March 2014 - Technology: Joe Sciulli presented at the Parking Industry Exhibition (PIE) in Chicago, IL on the topic of technology in the parking industry. See Joe's presentation here.
March 2014 - Future of Parking: While at PIE, Barbara Chance also gave a presentation, on the topic of what the future holds in store for the parking industry. See Barbara's presentation here.
March 2014 - Fleet Management: Tufts University has selected CMA to perform a Fleet Management Study to evaluate and provide guidance on the university's fleet management practices.
January 2014 - Needs Analysis: DMS Development hired CMA to analyze parking needs for its proposed 101 YORK development in Towson, MD.
January 2014 - Master Planning: CMA was selected as part of a team to develop the MAPS3/Core to Shore Parking Study for Oklahoma City, OK.