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July 1, 2016 – Bayshore Gardens Parking Facilities  

Our team is excited to announce the opening of two new parking garages in the Bayshore Gardens locale.  WestPark is proud to have been selected to operate the Westin Bayshore Resort & Marina parking facility located at 1620 Bayshore Drive, and a second parking garage (the Bayshore Gardens) at 1675 Bayshore Drive.  These wonderful facilities situated on the fringe of the downtown financial district and located in the beautiful Coal Harbour district, serve the prominent Westin Hotel, local restaurants, marinas, and sit at the foot of Stanley Park.

 

June 1, 2016 - Westing Bayshore Resort & Marina Valet

WestPark is delighted to announce that our team has been chosen to administer valet parking services on behalf of the Westin Bayshore Resort & Marina (www.westinbayshore.com).  A prominent fixture in downtown Vancouver, the Westin Hotel, which sits in picturesque Coal Harbour, is a world-class hotel with easy access to ocean-side trails, local cuisine, and poular Stanley Park.

 

March 15, 2016 - Visit Lonsdale Quay Market

Effective today, WestPark has commenced parking operations of the Lonsdale Quay Market. Located on North Vancouver's waterfront, next to the Sea Bus terminal, Lonsdale Quay is a unique retail market offering a diverse mix of products and services.  The Market boasts 80 fresh food vendors, unique retail shops, artisans, restaurants, and a boutique hotel (www.lonsdalequayhotel.com). Nestled in a vibrant part of Greater Vancouver's North Shore, you can find some more information on this complex by visiting www.lonsdalequay.com

 

 

November 20, 2015 - Vancouver New Year's Eve Celebrations

New Year's Eve Celebrations in Vancouver will be hosted this year at Canada Place, and WestPark is proud to be a sponsor of this event.  Festivities on December 31 kick off at 6:00 p.m. and will feature free musical entertainment and a midnight countdown with spectacular fireworks over Coal Harbour.  To find out more about the event please visit http://www.nyevan.com/.

 

November 11, 2015 - Veterans Parking

WestPark is once again proud to offer Veterans complimentary parking at our unhosted parking lots located throughout the Lower Mainland on November 11th 2015.  Vehicles displaying a valid, Veterans license plate do not need to pay for parking on Remembrance Day at the majority of our locations.  This year we have even more lots located near the various Remembrance Day Services that will be held in our communities.

WestPark would like to sincerely thank all our Vetrans for the sacrifices they made.

 

September 1, 2015 - Welcome Bentall Centre!

WestPark is proud to announce it has been selected to operate the Bentall Centre parking facilities in downtown Vancouver.  The most prominent office complex in Vancouver, Bentall Centre boasts two distinct parkades encompassing over 1000 parking spaces.  Located in the heart of the business district, Bentall Centre includes 4 office towers with over 1.5 million square feet of space.  On this day, WestPark begins administration of parking services for this incredible city landmark.  For more information on this complex, please be sure to visit www.bentallcentre.com .

 

August 18, 2015 - Parking at Regent College

It is with great pleasure that we announce a new partnership with Regent College as its parking administrator.  Regent College is an international graduate school of Christian Studies located next to UBC campus on the University Endowment Lands west of Vancouver.  On September 1, 2015 WestPark will begin operations of their parking lot.  Regent College joins a growing list of post-secondary institutions in Vancouver where WestPark proudly administers parking services, which include Capilano University, The Art Institute of Vancouver and Columbia College. WestPark also adminsters parking services for Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo.

 

July 6, 2015 – WestPark Grows!  

John Laires, President & CEO of WestPark, is proud to announce a new strategic partnership with Vinci Park, a global leader in parking management services.  In Calgary, with the addition of the WestPark portfolio, Vinci Park attains a dominant position in that marketplace under the auspices of our resident team.  In Vancouver, we are proud to welcome a team of local professionals who will assist with the administration of parking services at nearly 30 locations throughout Greater Vancouver to be added and operated as WestPark.  Together, in our relevant roles in key Western Canadian markets, we will benefit from the synergies of our people, systems and resources.

 

June 2, 2015 – Ola, it’s Latin Fest!  

Carnaval del Sol will be hosted this year for the first time at Concord Pacific Place (WestPark Lot 098).  The festivities will take place on Saturday and Sunday July 11th and 12th.  WestPark is proud to join Concord Pacific as a major sponsor of the event.  For more information on these festivities, please visit www.carnavaldelsol.ca .

 

April 2, 2015 – Deadpool Filming on WestPark Lots  

With our ongoing relationship and collaboration with the local film industry, it is with great pride that we worked alongside the City of Vancouver to facilitate filming of the Deadpool in Vancouver, BC.  Filming will be taking place in and around the Georgia Viaduct, including timed closures of that thoroughfare, until April 18, 2015.  As a result, portions of our event lots in the area will be used to stage part of the filming.  WestPark is proud to support local film and TV productions by facilitating the use of our properties throughout Greater Vancouver.

 

March 18, 2015 – Steveston Here We Come!  

WestPark is proud to announce that it will open its first location in the historical community of Steveston in South Richmond.  As of April 1, 2015, our company will be managing parking services at The Brunswick, which is located at 4111 Bayview and offering monitoring services across the street at the new waterfront development (Imperial Landing).

 

  November 11th, 2014 - Veterans Parking

Remembrance Day services will be taking place at various locations on November 11th to honour our Veterans.  In recognition of their efforts and to express our humble gratitude, WestPark will again be offering free parking at all of our parking facilities on November 11th, 2014 to any vehicle that has a valid, Veteran license plate.

As well as having sites located centrally to where the services will be taking place, WestPark has many sites conveniently located near public transit.

 

October 16, 2014 - Downtown Calgary Power Outage - Restored!

The power has been restored in Calgary's downtown, the lights are on, and we are open for business!  Thank you Calgary for your patience during the blackout over the past few days.

 

October 14, 2014 - Downtown Calgary Power Outage

A fire in Calgary's downtown core over the weekend has resulted in a power outage affecting the areas between 4th Avenue SW and 7th Avenue SW, from 6th Street SW, all the way to the West to the river.  This power outage is expected to be repaired by late Thrusday (October 16).  In the interim, all WestPark parking locations remain open for business with the exception of Lot 060 (921 - 5th Avenue SW). Also, this has impacted our office, which will remain closed to the public until the power has been restored.  If you require assistance or have any inquiries, our office telephone lines remain open at 403-269-7275, and you can also e-mail us at calgary@westpark.com .

 

November 8th, 2013 - Veterans Parking

Remembrance Day services will be taking place at various locations on November 11th, to honour our Veterans.  In recognition of their efforts and to express our humble gratitude, WestPark will again be offering free parking at all of our parking facilites on November 11th, 2013 to any vehicle that has a valid, Veteran license plate.

As well as having sites located centrally to where the services will be taking place, WestPark has many sites conveniently located near public transit.

 

March 1, 2013 - WestPark to Manage Columbia College

WestPark is very pleased to announce that it will be managing the Containers building at 438 Terminal Avenue, a new development by Rize Alliance (www.rize.ca).  Inspired by the area’s historical railway presence, this 220,000 sq. ft. office complex will house Columbia College as its anchor tenant (www.columbiacollege.ca). WestPark looks forward to implementing guest services to its parking clientele in late April, 2013.

 

November 1, 2012 – WestPark to Open Hanson Square in Calgary

WestPark is thrilled to open the newest commercial retail centre in Southwest Calgary.  The Hanson Square project is anchored by Best Buy (www.bestbuy.ca) and also offers four floors of office space.  This is the first new building on 17th Avenue SW in over 4 years and is the latest project by Western Securities Limited (www.westernsecurities.ca).

 

 August 21, 2012 - WestPark at RBC GranFondo Banff

WestPark is proud to announce that it has been chosen to provide traffic coordination services during the inaugural RBC GranFondo Banff taking place on Saturday, August 25, 2012.  This prestigious 142 km bike race will have one of the most beautiful backdrops in the world as it travels within the heart of the Canadian Rockies.  As thousands of cyclists take to the road, the WestPark team will be there to provide assistance throughout the entire course from Banff to Lake Louise.

Congratulations to all of those taking part in the event and enjoy your stay while visiting the wonderful Canadian Rockies!

For company inquiries, media relations and news releases, email info@westparkinc.ca or call us at 604-669-7275.

 

June 15, 2012 – WestPark Chosen For Edgewater Casino Ground Transportation Serivices

WestPark is thrilled to announce that the Vancouver team has been chosen to administer ground transportation services on behalf of the Edgewater Casino.  As part of this award, we have been engaged to coordinate self-park hosting, valet parking and shuttle bus transportation services for guests visiting the Edgewater Casino.  This is a proud moment in WestPark’s history and we are thankful for this opportunity to showcase our diverse talents with guest parking services.

For company inquiries, media relations and news releases, email info@westparkinc.ca or call us at 604-669-7275.

 

June 5, 2012 New Canadian Coins Acceptance

Since the wide distribution of new coins by the Canadian Mint  in the month of May, WestPark has been busy working to upgrade and properly test its equipment to assist our parking guests using the new coins.  As of today, we are pleased to announce that all of our parking meters accept the new one dollar (“Loonie”) and two dollar (“Toonie”) coins.

For company inquiries, media relations and news releases, email info@westparkinc.ca or call us at 604-669-7275.

 

January 1, 2012 – Welcome Park Place, Surrey!

It is with great pleasure that we announce the official opening of Park Place.  WestPark is proud to have been chosen by Concord Pacific (www.concordpacific.com) to manage the underground garage and the commercial visitor parking spaces at their new complex in Surrey, British Columbia.  Park Place (www.parkplaceliving.ca) is a project comprised of two multi-level residential towers and commercial space housing retail and professional offices that also benefit from the adjacent King George SkyTrain station.

 

December 5, 2011 - New Team Member!

WestPark is pleased to announce the addition of William Morse to our Vancouver team as General Manager.  William’s considerable experience in the hospitality sector coupled with over 10 years of parking operations is an invaluable asset to our organization.  Known as a leader in delivering innovative customer service and effective operations, after several years of managing a service team in a fast paced and ever-changing environment, he assumes charge of WestPark’s operational programs.  William’s wisdom in parking management and keen understanding of what service excellence is all about is a perfect complement to our team.

For company inquiries, media relations and news releases, email info@westparkinc.ca or call us at 604-669-7275.

 

October 26th, 2011 - Veterans Parking

Remembrance Day services will be taking place at various locations on November 11th, to honour our Veterans.  In recognition of their efforts and to express our humble gratitude, WestPark will be offering free parking at all of our parking facilites on November 11th, 2011 to any vehicle that has a valid, Veteran license plate.

As well as having sites located centrally to where the services will be taking place, WestPark has many sites conveniently located near public transit.

   

July 21, 2011 - WestPark at World Skins Game

WestPark is proud to announce that we have been chosen to coordinate traffic and administer parking services during the Telus World Skins golf tournament, which is being held in Banff, Alberta.  The event, which takes place on Monday and Tuesday July 25 & 26, will be hosted at the prestigious Fairmont Banff Springs golf course and will feature some of the world’s best golfers.  Parking for the event will be made available at Peyto Pit and along Peyto Pit Road, which follows Tunnel Mountain Road.  A shuttle service will be provided to carry guests from the parking areas to the golf course and back regularly each day.

WestPark looks forward to being a part of your experience at this world class event.

 

July 18, 2011 - New Team Member!

WestPark is thrilled to announce that Gillian Howden has joined its senior management team as Director of Guest Services.  Gillian’s vast breadth of experience in parking operations and service delivery is an immediate asset to the organization.  Recognised as a leader in optimising customer experience with operational efficiency, having managed a significant customer service team as well as designing customer-centric processes, she assumes charge of WestPark’s quality assurance programs.  Gillian’s knowledge in parking management and keen understanding of what service excellence means to our Clients and Guests is a perfect complement to our team of professionals as we welcome her tremendous energy and enthusiasm.

For company inquiries, media relations and news releases, email info@westparkinc.ca or call us at 604-669-7275.

 

May 20 ,2011 – The Calgary Herald

View the article in today’s Business Section of the Calgary Herald here.

 

April 19, 2011 - Business in Vancouver

View the front page article featuring WestPark here.

 

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