NEW YORK, July 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABM (NYSE:ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions, has been contracted to provide parking services to Navy Pier, one of the top-attended destinations in the Midwest. Under the agreement, ABM will provide parking management services for Navy Pier’s onsite parking facilities, comprising more than 1,500 parking spaces in total, as well as support in implementation of planned updates to parking revenue control equipment and signage within the facilities.
Located on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier is one of the leading nonprofit cultural destinations in the Midwest, stretching more than six city blocks and welcoming more than 9 million guests annually. Now in its second century, the Pier is in the midst of a bold, multi-year redevelopment project that has resulted in the opening of the iconic Centennial Wheel, the 13-acre Polk Bros Park, and most recently, the new Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion, featuring dozens of options in dining, retail, entertainment and attractions. The Pier has yet to unveil its Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion this August, a 220-room hotel in 2020, among other exciting new renovations.
“Navy Pier is an integral part of the fabric of Chicago,” said Arnold Klauber, SVP of Parking, ABM. “We are excited to partner with this popular Midwest destination to help make the guest experience more seamless, and leverage our industry expertise to meet the unique demands of their operations.”
“As the People’s Pier, Navy Pier remains committed to finding ways to continue enhancing its guest experience and delivering quality service across the board, from arrival to departure,” said Brian Murphy, Chief Operating Officer, Navy Pier. “We look forward to working with ABM, a parking solutions provider with a proven track record in successfully managing large-scale facilities, and utilizing their resources and expertise to improve the parking and overall guest experience at the Pier.”
The partnership with Navy Pier expands ABM’s footprint in the Chicago Metro area, as well as its national parking services portfolio.
For more information about ABM parking services, visit https://www.abm.com/parking-transportation/.
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ABM (NYSE:ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $5.5 billion and more than 130,000 employees in 350+ offices throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM's comprehensive capabilities include janitorial, electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, landscape & turf, mission critical solutions and parking, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes - from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants and airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit www.abm.com.
ABOUT NAVY PIER
Located on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier is one of the top-attended nonprofit cultural destinations in the Midwest, stretching more than six city blocks and welcoming more than 9 million guests annually. Originally opened in 1916 as a shipping and recreation facility, this Chicago landmark showcases more than 50 acres of parks, restaurants, attractions, retail shops, sightseeing and dining cruise boats, exposition facilities and more. In 2018, Navy Pier continues to usher in its second century with ongoing pier-wide redevelopment efforts – including the Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion, Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion, 220-room hotel and more – in addition to free, year-round arts and cultural programming designed to inspire, educate and connect communities across the city and globe. For more information, visit www.navypier.org or download the free Navy Pier app for Android and iOS device users.
Susie A. Choi
Source: ABM Industries Incorporated