SP+ Expands Hotel Parking Operations in D.C./Maryland
CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SP Plus Corporation (SP+), (Nasdaq:SP), a leader in parking management, ground transportation and ancillary services, assumed parking and transportation consulting and management services for MGM National Harbor in the D.C./Maryland area.
SP+ was recently awarded a contract by MGM National Harbor and now operates the parking facility for the new resort/hotel/casino, which opened on December 8, 2016. The parking facility includes 5,000 self-parking spaces, plus valet service for the hotel and casino entrances. A state-of-the-art, camera-based space-finding system has also been installed to assist customers in navigating their vehicles to available parking spaces.
SP+ management conducted extensive interviews to fill the positions available—from valets and dispatchers to cashiers and supervisors.
"Given the upscale reputation and expectations of the MGM brand, we were very deliberate in hiring the best parking professionals to provide customers with the level of service they would expect," commented Chris Sherman, Senior Vice President of Operations for SP+.
With nationwide operations, SP+ continues to expand its hospitality parking services in the D.C market, where it now provides parking management services for 12 hotels in the area.
SP+ provides professional parking, ground transportation, facility maintenance, security, and event logistics services to property owners and managers in all markets of the real estate industry. The Company has more than 22,000 employees and operates approximately 3,700 facilities with 2.0 million parking spaces in hundreds of cities across North America, including parking-related and shuttle bus operations serving more than 60 airports. USA Parking System, a wholly owned subsidiary, is one of the premier valet operators in the nation with more four and five diamond luxury properties, including hotels and resorts, than any other valet competitor. The Company's ground transportation division transports approximately 40 million passengers each year; its facility maintenance division operates in dozens of U.S. cities; and its SP+ GAMEDAY operating group provides a wide range of event logistics services. For more information, visit www.spplus.com.
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