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New App Allows Owners To Rent Out Unused Parking Spaces

New App Allows Owners To Rent Out Unused Parking Spaces


SECRET NEXT. THINK OF IT AS A OR B AND B FOR YOUR UNUSED PARKING SPACE AND A WAY TO EARN EXTRA CASH. THIS APP WAS CREATED HERE IN CHICAGO AND IS NOW ONE OF THE CITY’S TOP STARTUPS. WE FOUND A GOOD SPOT TO SIT DOWN WITH THE DEVELOPER OF THE APP. GOOD LUCK FINDING STREET PARKING IN THE WEST LOOP. THESE NEIGHBORHOODS DO NOT HAVE PARKING LOTS LIKE DOWNTOWN DOES IT. IT AS THEY DRIVE BY THE GROWING NUMBER OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN THE FORMER WAREHOUSE DISTRICT, THEY KNOW SOMETHING IS DIFFERENT. IN FACT, ONE THIRD OF THE INDOOR SPACES MAY SIT EMPTY. IT IS WHAT LED HIM TO DEVELOP AN APP AND WEBSITE THAT ALLOWS THE OWNERS OF UNUSED PARKING SPACES RENT THEM OUT, HOURLY, DAILY OR MONTHLY. AS MUCH AS I LOVE THE CITY, PARKING IS A HUGE PROBLEM. USERS ENTER THE DESTINATION. A SELECTION OF SPACES AND PHOTOGRAPHS APPEAR. CUSTOMER CONTACT THE OWNERS THAT PAY A FEE. PAM DOES NOT EVEN OWN A CAR AND WAS SKEPTICAL. SHE IS POCKETING $200 FROM A WESLEY — FROM A PARKING SPOT. CUSTOMERS MUST REGISTER WITH PERSONAL INFORMATION TO USE THE SERVICE. PARKEX LISTS 8000 SPACES AND COMMERCIAL GARAGES. SUMMER RESIDENTIAL. WE ARE FINDING THAT PARKING IS AN OLYMPIC SPORT. IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND A PARKING SPACE AROUND HERE. A DEAL WE FOUND TODAY. WE THOUGHT HEATED INDOOR PARKING FOR $5 AN HOUR. OR $20 FOR THE DAY. STANDARD RATES IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD CAN TYPICALLY BE DOUBLE THAT. AND THE PARKEX SOFTWARE CAN OPEN AUTOMATIC GARAGE DOORS FROM A SMART PHONE. ANOTHER BUSINESS FROM THE SHARING ECONOMY. PRIVATE BUILDINGS DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM WITH IT BECAUSE THEY ARE LEASING IT OUT OR SOMEBODY IS RENTING OR BUYING. THEY ARE OKAY WITH SOMEBODY USING IT? WE ARE TOLD NO CONDO HAS DENIED SERVICE YET. BUT A LOT OF THESE BUILDINGS, IF YOU WANT TO RENT OUT YOUR

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