Parking Operations for Washington Airports Awarded to Five Star/U-Street Parking

Parking Operations for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport Awarded to Five Star/U-Street Parking
The L&R Group of Companies, ("L&R") is pleased to announce that Five Star/U-Street Parking was awarded the airport parking operations contracts for both Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, as a result of a competitive solicitation process. With the signing of a new five year, multi-million dollar contract, Five Star/U-Street Parking will oversee the dynamic parking operations at both airports. In addition, Five Star/U-Street Parking is thrilled to unveil new marketing initiatives designed to increase awareness by highlighting new services, new offerings, and new branding of on-site parking at the airport.

Both airports are part of Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which provides domestic and international air service for the mid-Atlantic region. Together, Washington's airports served more than 40 million passengers last year. Reagan National (DCA) served 17.6 million passengers in 2009. Dulles International (IAD) served 23.2 million passengers in 2009.

Five Star Parking's experience and first class airport operations expertise will support the 24-hour parking operations at Dulles and National Airports. As part of the contract, the Five Star/U-Street Parking's partnership will manage more than 34,000 spaces including hourly, daily, economy and valet parking services.

"We are pleased to add two of the nation's most prestigious airports to our client portfolio and look forward to our partnership with the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority," said CEO David Damus. "With the addition of Dulles and Reagan, we will have operations at 7 of the top 50 airports in the nation, or nearly 15% of this significant market."

Five Star Parking takes an "ownership" approach to operations designed to maximize revenue, lower overhead and achieve enhanced customer loyalty and service. For over 25 years, Five Star Parking has overseen parking operations at JFK International Airport. The company also has established parking operations at LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport, Oakland International Airport and McCarran International in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Five Star Parking is one of the largest and most successful parking operators in the United States with a proven record of success. Five Star Parking owns, operates, and manages properties from coast to coast with operations in 12 states, and experience across the whole spectrum of parking operations from surface lots to commercial parking structures to major international airports.

As part of our commitment to provide national and local parking expertise, Five Star Parking has partnered with local Washington, DC parking operator - U Street Parking. Both Companies will bring significant experience to this contract, and together will bring a fresh perspective and approach to the parking experience.

About L&R Group of Companies:

L&R companies.jpg L&R, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, is a privately held, wellcapitalized organization that operates five distinct parking divisions: Five Star Parking, WallyPark, Joe's Auto Parks, System Parking, Inc., and Network Parking.

Five Star Parking is one of the largest and most successful parking operators in the United States with a proven track record of success and experience across the whole spectrum of parking operations. From surface lots to commercial parking structures to major international airports including the single largest parking contract in the United States, where it is responsible for approximately $225 million in annual revenue for the Port of New York and New Jersey. Five Star Parking takes an "ownership" approach to operations designed to maximize revenue, lower overhead and achieve enhanced customer loyalty.

WallyPark is one of the largest national offairport parking companies located in five states and provides travelers with a unique level of customer service. Travelers are pampered with a higher level of airport parking services which extends beyond secure, convenient facilities and 24hour shuttles to include free amenities, special member programs and exclusive car care services in select locations.

Since 1920, System Parking has specialized in providing customers and clients with tailored parking solutions, and is one of the premiere parking companies in the United States, with approximately 244 locations in 7 states and 14 cities. System Parking Inc. designs customized, costeffective parking solutions and specializes in a number of different parking venues consisting of hotels, hospitals, surface lots, condominium and residential properties, office buildings, and parking enforcement services.

For over 50 years, Joe's Auto Parks has been one of the largest parking operators in Los Angeles, with more than 85 downtown locations, each strategically located in and around some of Los Angeles' most well known high density attractions and destinations.

Network Parking, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio is a nationwide parking company with experience in the management and operation of office building, mixeduse, retail, residential, airport and hotel parking facilities. Network Parking provides clients with an array of consulting services including layout, equipment and operations for valet, shuttles, validation programs, cashier services and car wash services. Network Parking's experience provides a unique understanding of client's goals, with the ability to provide addedvalue to their real estate portfolios.

L&R now operates in 33 cities spanning 20 states from coast to coast and has grown into one of the largest parking property owners in the nation.

About U-Street Parking Inc.

uStreetParking.pngSince 1998, U Street Parking Inc. has been the local Washington D.C. leader in parking facility management, specializing in valet parking and parking facility management services, while providing unparalleled customer services for hotels, resorts, office parks, municipalities, restaurants, entertainment venues, universities, public transit garages and other venues in Metro D.C.
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