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MARCH 2013


PARKING STRUCTURE FAÇADE RENOVATED AT SOUTH BEND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

FEBRUARY 2013 SOUTH BEND, INDIANA—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, recently provided engineering and architectural services related to renovating the façade of Memorial Hospital of South Bend’s Bartlett Street Parking Structure. Memorial Hospital of South Bend’s Bartlett Read more

CARL WALKER, INC. AWARDED DESIGN CONTRACT FOR ESSENTIA HEALTH’S NEW PARKING STRUCTURE

FEBRUARY 2013 DULUTH, MINNESOTA—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, was recently awarded a contract to assist LHB, an architectural firm in Duluth, Minn., with the design of a new parking structure for Essentia Health in Duluth, Minn. Read more

SOUTH FIFTH AVENUE UNDERGROUND PARKING STRUCTURE IS COMPLETE

NOVEMBER 2012 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, announces the completion of the 700-space South Fifth Avenue underground parking structure, part of an extensive redevelopment project that includes new parking spaces, water mains, electrical Read more

PANEL DISCUSSES SUSTAINABILITY DURING NPA’S NATIONAL CONFERENCE

NOVEMBER 2012 HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA—During the National Parking Association’s annual conference this past October, Managing Principal Stephen Shannon and President/CEO Gary Cudney, P.E., of Carl Walker, Inc., participated in a panel presentation on “How Sustainability Can Increase Energy Efficiency & Parking Asset Read more

VICE PRESIDENT OF PARKING STUDIES BRINGS OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE TO MIDWEST

NOVEMBER 2012 KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant  in the structural engineering and parking industry, is pleased to announce the relocation of Matthew Inman to our Kalamazoo, Mich., office. Matt is currently the Vice President of Studies and Operations Consulting for Read more

SEPTEMBER 2012


PARKING & INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT WRAPS UP AT HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MAY 2012 DEARBORN, MICHIGAN—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, announced the recent completion of an intensive campus parking and infrastructure improvement project at Henry Ford Community College (HFCC), a public two-year college located in Dearborn, Mich. Read more

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING FIRM SELECTED TO EXPAND HOLLAND HOSPITAL

SEPTEMBER 2012 HOLLAND, MICHIGAN—Carl Walker, Inc., which offers structural engineering services, was selected by Matthei & Colin Associates of Chicago, Ill., to provide design and complete structural engineering services for an expansion at Holland Hospital located in Holland, Mich. Holland Hospital Read more

SIMILAR PROJECTS, DISSIMILAR COSTS

SEPTEMBER 2012 CHARLOTTE, NC—As we all know, predicting construction costs can be a risky business but when you have a similar project for the same owner, chances are you will get a similar cost, save for some year- to-year escalation. Not Read more

CARL WALKER, INC. COMPLETES DESIGN FOR PURDUE UNIVERSITY’S HARRISON STREET PARKING GARAGE

SEPTEMBER 2012 WEST LAFAYETTE, IN—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, recently completed functional design and structural engineering services for Purdue University’s Harrison Street Parking Structure. The 855-space stand-alone parking structure will support the adjacent Health & Read more

JULY 2012


WICHITA AIRPORT AUTHORITY HIRES CARL WALKER, INC. TO DESIGN PARKING STRUCTURE & RENTAL CAR FACILITIES

JULY 2012 WICHITA, KS—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, was awarded a $3.5 million contract to design Wichita Mid-Continent Airport’s new parking structure and rental car facilities. The design team includes eight sub-consultants, many of them Read more

NEW PARKING DECK EASES SHORTAGE AT OFFICE PARK

JULY 2012 CHARLOTTE, NC—Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of the Coliseum Centre Parking Deck, which contains 632 spaces on four tiers and serves office tenants of two adjacent office buildings. The Coliseum Center is a six-building suburban Read more

CARL WALKER, INC. ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF THE CITY OF KANSAS CITY ARTS DISTRICT GARAGE

JULY 2012 KANSAS CITY, MO—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, recently completed a parking structure for the City of Kansas City that is adjacent to the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, located in Kansas Read more

MAY 2012


CARL WALKER, INC. DESIGNING DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S NEW TERMINAL ‘A’ PARKING STRUCTURE

MAY 2012 DALLAS, TEXAS—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, is a key member of the Jacobs-led design team which was recently awarded the contract for a $175 million, 7,793-space parking structure at Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) International Read more

CARL WALKER, INC. ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF KFC YUM! CENTER PARKING STRUCTURE

MAY 2012 LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, recently completed a parking structure for the new $238 million KFC Yum! Center, the first sports and entertainment arena built in Louisville in 54 years. This 721,762-square-foot Read more

APRIL 2012


CARL WALKER, INC. ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF CLAY COMMONS PARKING STRUCTURE

APRIL 2012 LOUISVILLE, KY—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized parking consultant, announced the completion of the 330-space Clay Commons Parking Structure that supports the Clay Commons mixed-use development, which features condominiums, office space, retail, a banquet hall and a 105-room boutique Read more

CARL WALKER, INC. ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF DAYTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PARKING STRUCTURE

APRIL 2012 DAYTON, OHIO—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, announced the completion of Dayton International Airport’s new cast-in-place post-tensioned 1,400-car parking structure, which Carl Walker, Inc. designed. The parking structure was built in conjunction with several Read more

MARCH 2012


CARL WALKER, INC. COMPLETES SCHEMATIC DESIGN, DESIGN-BUILD, RFP DOCUMENTS FOR NEW PARKING STRUCTURE AT RICHARD L. ROUDEBASH VA MEDICAL CENTER

MARCH 2012 Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, recently completed the development of schematic design drawings and Request for Proposal (RFP) documents for the design-build delivery of a 475-space multi-level parking structure that was also designed Read more

FEBRUARY 2012


CARL WALKER, INC. RECEIVES ICRI AWARD FOR RESTORATION OF GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOSTWICK PARKING STRUCTURE

FEBRUARY 2012 GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—Carl Walker, Inc. received an Award of Merit (Longevity Category) from the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) for the restoration of the Grand Rapids Community College’s Bostwick Parking Structure in Grand Rapids, Mich. This significant award recognizes Read more

DECEMBER 2011


PARKING STRUCTURES DESIGNED BY CARL WALKER, INC. RECOGNIZED FOR SUSTAINABILITY

DECEMBER 2011 FORT COLLINS, COLORADO – The Green Parking Council (GPC) recently awarded two parking structures, designed by Carl Walker, Inc., for being “GPC Demonstrator Sites,” parking facilities whose owners committed to utilizing environmentally-responsible technologies and practices. These parking structures include Read more

NOVEMBER 2011


NORTH PARKING DECK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA-CHARLOTTE IS COMPLETE

NOVEMBER 2011 Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, is pleased to announce the completion of the North Parking Deck on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. This attractive brick clad facility contains Read more

Johnson City Medical Center’s Employee Parking Structure Is Complete

NOVEMBER 2011 Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, announces the completion of a new employee parking structure at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tenn. This simple but elegant facility includes 860 parking spaces for Read more

OCTOBER 2011


Carl Walker, Inc. Announces Completion of Detroit Arsenal Parking Structure

OCTOBER 2011 WARREN, MICHIGAN—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, announced the completion of an 1,802-space parking structure located at the Detroit Arsenal facility in Warren, Michigan. This parking structure supports a new administration building that was Read more

Carl Walker, Inc. Announces Completion of UM Thompson Street Parking Structure Expansion

OCTOBER 2011 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, recently completed a 385-space parking structure expansion to the west side of the Thompson Street Parking Structure on the campus of the University of Michigan. The Read more

Carl Walker, Inc. Selected For Complex Parking Expansion Project At UNC-Chapel Hill

OCTOBER 2011 CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA—Carl Walker, Inc., a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, is pleased to announce that they have been selected by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to provide parking consulting and structural engineering Read more

MAY 2011


Engineer Promotion at Carl Walker, Inc.

MAY 2011 Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of engineer Dan Elliott. Dan Elliott, Restoration Engineer in Kalamazoo, Michigan has been promoted to Project Engineer. Previously serving as Design Engineer, Dan’s promotion is the result of providing outstanding Read more

New Principal at Carl Walker, Inc.

MAY 2011 We are pleased to announce the promotion of Sara Peters, P.E., as a Principal with Carl Walker. Sara has been with Carl Walker, Inc. for five years and is the manager of the Cleveland, OH office. This office has Read more

DECEMBER 2010


Carl Walker, Inc. Providing Functional/Operational Consulting to King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) Development in Riyadh

SEPTEMBER 2010 Carl Walker is assisting Will Bruder + Partners with addressing functional and operational issues related to three proposed parking structures included in the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) development located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The three KAFD Dedicated Parking Read more

Pat Martin new Director of Restoration for Carl Walker, Inc.

DECEMBER 2010 Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Martin, P.E. as Director of Restoration in the company’s Chicago office. Carl Walker’s Restoration Group specializes in the evaluation and restoration of parking structures, building enclosures/facades, plazas, and Read more

OCTOBER 2010


Carl Walker, Inc. announces new location of Atlanta Office

OCTOBER 2010 We are pleased to announce the new location of our Atlanta office. Located SW of Hartsfield International Airport, feel free to stop by and see us! 1200 Commerce Drive Suite 100 Peachtree City, Georgia 30269 Phone 678-961-2655 Fax 678-961-2629 Read more

AUGUST 2010


Carl Walker, Inc. Assists Maricopa County with Parking Planning for New Downtown Court Tower

AUGUST 2010 Carl Walker is currently assisting Maricopa County with an analysis of parking in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. The primary focus of this project is to determine the availability of public parking that might serve patrons (and employees if necessary) of Read more

MAY 2010


CSU Lake Street Parking Garage Opened

MAY 2010 The 873-stall Lake Street Parking Garage at Colorado State University in Fort Collins opened on March 23 and has been well received by all segments of the CSU community. The parking operations group is currently moving into their new Read more

MARCH 2010


First Parking Structure for Gerald R. Ford International Airport is Complete

MARCH 2010 With over 5,000 travelers coming through each day, Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) enhances the visitor experience to Grand Rapids. Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent completion of the four-level, 4,800 space parking structure as Read more

JANUARY 2010


New Restoration Project Manager on Board for Carl Walker, Inc., Southeast Region

JANUARY 2010 Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Kong as Restoration Project Manager in the company’s Charlotte office. Carl Walker’s Restoration Group specializes in the evaluation and restoration of parking structures, building enclosures/facades, plazas, and other Read more

SEPTEMBER 2009


Carl Walker, Inc. co-sponsors House of Cars exhibit

SEPTEMBER 2009 A new exhibition recently opened in Washington, DC that should be of interest to anyone in the parking industry. It’s called House of Cars: Innovation and the Parking Garage and will be open through July 11, 2010 at the Read more

Matthew Inman new Vice President of Studies and Operations Consulting at Carl Walker, Inc.

SEPTEMBER 2009 Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce that Matthew Inman has been promoted to Vice President of Studies and Operations Consulting. In this new role, Mr. Inman will be responsible for managing the Carl Walker team of studies, operations, Read more

Carl Walker, Inc. speakers busy nationwide

SEPTEMBER 2009 As part of the company’s goal of providing ideas for parking and solutions for people, the parking professionals at Carl Walker continue to be involved in offering new ideas through educational presentations at various industry events around the country. Read more

AUGUST 2009


Two unique university projects in Colorado for Carl Walker, Inc.

AUGUST 2009 The Lake Street Parking Garage (Colorado State University, Ft. Collins) is the first multi-story parking garage on campus and will consist of four levels offering 850 parking spaces. There will also be approx. 24,000 sq. ft. of retail and Read more

MAY 2009


Carl Walker, Inc. leading planning and design team for Ann Arbor project

MAY 2009 The site plan and authorization for Phase One of the South Fifth Avenue Underground Parking Garage and Street Improvements were approved by the Ann Arbor City Council earlier this year. Carl Walker, Inc. is serving as Prime Consultant and Read more

APRIL 2009


Stephen J. Shannon joins Carl Walker, Inc. Philadelphia office

APRIL 2009 Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce that Stephen J. Shannon is the new Managing Principal in the company’s Philadelphia office. Mr. Shannon brings over 30 years of experience within the parking industry to Carl Walker. Because of his Read more

Carl Walker, Inc. to provide parking consulting services in Boise, Idaho

APRIL 2009 Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce the company has been selected to provide On-Call Parking Consulting Services by Capital City Development Corporation (CCDC) in the city of Boise, Idaho. CCDC serves as Boise’s urban renewal agency, assisting with Read more

Parking structure at Detroit Metropolitan Airport wins restoration award

APRIL 2009 Carl Walker, Inc. (Kalamazoo office) is proud to announce that the Detroit Metropolitan Airport Blue Deck Restoration has been selected for the “Award of Excellence in Category IV” (Restoration) by the International Parking Institute (IPI). The award ceremony took Read more

MARCH 2009


Case Western University Health Sciences Center Parking Garage scheduled for restoration

MARCH 2009 The two-level parking garage at the Case Western University Health Sciences Center in Cleveland, Ohio, was originally constructed in 1966. It was built in combination with, and wraps around, a number of university medical buildings. Areas within the garage Read more

ACI awards for two Carl Walker, Inc. projects

MARCH 2009 Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce two of the company’s projects were selected for awards by the Georgia Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Dunwoody Parking Deck The Dunwoody Campus Parking Deck (Georgia Perimeter College, Dunwoody, GA) Read more

Carl Walker, Inc. provides parking and transportation planning services for Missoula Downtown Master Plan

MARCH 2009 Comprehensive Retail Parking Strategy is an industry first A comprehensive Downtown Master Plan was recently funded by the Business Improvement District of Missoula, the Missoula Redevelopment Agency, the Missoula Parking Commission and other agencies. The Portland, Oregon based firm Read more

FEBRUARY 2009


Dunwoody campus parking deck wins award

FEBRUARY 2009 Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce the Georgia Perimeter College Dunwoody Campus Parking Deck was selected to receive the Outstanding Achievement Award by the Georgia Chapter of the American Concrete Institute. Carl Walker served as Design Consultant on Read more

JANUARY 2009


New associate named at Carl Walker, Inc.

JANUARY 2009 Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce that Ken Brehmer of the company’s Charlotte office has recently been named an Associate in the firm. Mr. Brehmer is a Project Manager with over twenty three years of varied experience performing Read more

ICRI award to SUNY Health Science Center Parking Structure

JANUARY 2009 Carl Walker, Inc. is pleased to announce that the SUNY Health & Science Center Parking Structure in Brooklyn, New York, was selected for the Award of Excellence in the Strengthening Category by the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) during Read more