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ParqEx - The Changing Dynamic of Parking

The Changing Dynamic of Parking

August 8th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Feature, Garage, Parking, Parking Apps, parking spots, ParqEx No Comment yet

Parking spaces have long been lauded as a critical part of residential buildings. People who live in apartments, condos, and other buildings need a place to park their cars when they come home each night. Over the last few years, however, there’s been a significant shift in the way people view both driving and parking–and it’s changing the way transportation needs are being handled.

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ParqEx - The Future of Parking is All About You

The Future of Parking is All About You

August 3rd, 2017 Posted by Car, mobile app, Parking, parking spots, ParqEx, startup, Technology No Comment yet

Innovative auto companies are manufacturing cars that park themselves, but what about cars that find their own spots? Wouldn’t that be an innovative way to solve street parking frustrations? Currently apps alert drivers to available spots but if engineers, urban architects and developers get their way those apps will only be part of an entirely automated parking ecosystem. Here are a few ways urban centers of the future will make the most out of available parking space so that you don’t have to circle the block.

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Warm Weather Perks of ParqEx

The Warm Weather Perks of ParqEx

July 27th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Chicago Travel Tips, Cubs, Cubs parking, mobile app, Parking, Parking Apps, parking spots, ParqEx No Comment yet

During the winter, you know exactly how beneficial ParqEx can be. After all, it’s the best way to find a parking space close to your location so that you don’t find yourself freezing before you walk to your destination! During the summer, in the warm weather, however, ParqEx has a number of other benefits that you shouldn’t ignore.

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Sharing Some of Chicago’s Best Winter Events

December 22nd, 2016 Posted by Car, Chicago Events, Holidays, mobile app, Parking, parking spots, restaurants, sharing economy, West Loop No Comment yet

Chicago, the city of the big shoulders. There’s always plenty to see and do in Chicago. Let us share some information with you on winter events in the Windy City.

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Holiday Shopping with ParqEx

The Joy of Holiday Shopping with ParqEx

December 15th, 2016 Posted by Holidays, mobile app, Parking, parking spots No Comment yet

The holiday season is here, and that means plenty of shopping is in your future. Finding the perfect gift for each and every person on your list is a fun part of the holiday season that most everyone looks forward to.

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Your Cubs Parking Guide for the World Series

October 24th, 2016 Posted by Chicago Cubs, Cubs, NL Central, Parking, parking spots, Playoffs No Comment yet

HOLY COW! CUBS PARKING AVAILABLE!


Are you driving to Wrigley Field for a World Series game this Friday, Saturday or Sunday? If so, make sure you avoid the parking hassle and book your parking spot in advance. WE HAVE CUBS PARKING AVAILABLE FOR PRE-BOOKING NEAR WRIGLEY FIELD! 

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Elmspring Rush: Highlighting the 10 Companies

October 19th, 2016 Posted by Chicago Events, mobile app, Parking, parking spots, ParqEx, sharing economy, startup No Comment yet

The Elmspring Accelerator is a venture accelerator that invests in technology startups who aim to disrupt the real estate and housing industry.

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Chicago Parking Can Be Easy

September 30th, 2016 Posted by mobile app, Parking, parking spots, ParqEx, sharing economy No Comment yet

Recently, Toronto Metro wrote an article about parking; not Chicago parking but parking nonetheless. Parking isn’t just a problem in Chicago, or even the United States for that matter. Parking sucks in Canada, too.

Let me summarize an article written by Matt Elliot before you head over to read it directly from him. Basically, the Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) is a public agency. They strive to help the parking situation across Toronto.

In 2016, the TPA plans on spending over $340 million on parking expansion. Like I said, the TPA is a public agency. This large sum of money could be directed elsewhere, but instead it’s being used to fund huge parking garages and parking lots – essentially, patches of land for cars to sit in.

Click here to read Matt Elliot’s article on the parking problem in Toronto.

This is just another article that validates the ParqEx business model. You may be asking yourself: why are you posting an article written in Toronto about the Toronto parking situation? Well, the answer is simple. Every city in the United States has some problem with parking. The simple response to the limited supply of parking in cities is to build more massive parking garages.

ParqEx has another solution. As a people, we can do more to solve the parking problem ourselves. For example, Chicago Parking in the West Loop is extremely difficult. If every business and individual listed their parking spaces on the ParqEx platform and made them available for rent when they are not using them, parking instantly becomes more available – not to mention the revenue these businesses and individuals will receive from listing and renting their spots. Rent parking Chicago! List parking Chicago! 

It’s pretty simple. Share your parking spaces. Help others. Make money.

About ParqEx:

ParqEx is a technology company that connects owners of private parking spots to people looking for parking. In urban areas where parking demand is high but available options are scarce or expensive, ParqEx makes additional supply available to the driving public by listing exclusive inventory owned by local residents and businesses.

Using ParqEx, parking owners are able to make some supplemental income from an underutilized asset while renters get access to exclusive inventory in more convenient and hard-to-park locations. The ParqEx support team ensures that the entire process of listing, reserving, parking, and paying is as smooth as possible for all involved.

ParqEx has also developed the revolutionary Access+ Technology. With Access+, residents and approved visitors can open the garage door from their smartphones. Property managers and condo boards can simplify management and improve control of the garage.

Don’t have our parking app yet? Get it now @ParqEx on the App Store and Google Play!

Watch our short video to see the beauty of the ParqEx app!

 

Parking Isn’t Always Frustrating

September 27th, 2016 Posted by Car, Funny, mobile app, Parking, parking spots, ParqEx, sharing economy, startup No Comment yet

When thinking about parking, especially parking in Chicago, most people either get bored or frustrated. Let’s be honest, it’s not necessarily a subject you talk about at the bar with your best friends (at least I hope not).

Parking spots are usually used for one thing and one thing only: to store a vehicle. But sometimes, people get creative and do other things with them. Like what??? The following may surprise you…

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