PARKBEE and CBRE join forces to optimise use of private car parks
CBRE and ParkBee, an innovative start-up that makes private parking sites accessible to a wider public, have entered into a partnership to operate car parks in the Netherlands, many of them currently vacant. Their aim is to help resolve the ever-increasing parking problem by offering consumers a faster and cheaper alternative to existing public car parks. In addition, the owners of the private car park also benefit from additional income.
ParkBee gives consumers access to car parks that are not being fully used by consumers, or not used at all. This includes car parks in offices and corporate buildings – mostly in city centres – that remain almost empty in the evenings and at weekends. It can also involve the use of parking spaces that accompany apartments, which are actually available during the day. ParkBee has developed a technology to enable access to these sites using the apps from Parkmobile and Park-Line. There are now already 45 locations in the Netherlands.CBRE has access to the management system and the management portfolio in which buildings with private car parks are well represented. This offers the owners of the buildings a real opportunity for additional income.
Currently, ParkBee and CBRE are already collaborating successfully at the business locations ‘Mondriaantoren’ in Amsterdam and ‘Winthontlaan’ in Utrecht.
Thanks to our unique partnership with CBRE, we are able to gain fast and easy access to a large group of property owners across the world. CBRE enables us to find new locations via its networks and provides us with support in operating parking spaces from their management portfolio.
With ParkBee’s technology and hardware and our knowledge of buildings, we are able to increase our clients' direct yield and make a positive contribution to sustainability improvement and usage optimisation, without them having to worry about any operational impact.
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