Achieving Sustainable Design with Automated Parking

Report
De-Mystifying Automated
Parking Structures
Don Monahan
Vice President
Walker Parking Consultants
Construction Cost Comparisons
Unit Cost,
$ per sf
Efficiency,
SF/Stall
Cost Per Stall
Automated
Machinery
Cost, $/Stall
Total Cost,
$/Stall
Ramp Garage,
Above Grade
$45
320
$14,400
0
$14,400
Ramp Garage,
Under Building,
Above Grade
$75
450
$33,750
0
$33,750
Ramp Garage,
Under Building,
Below Grade
$105
450
$47,250
0
$47,250
Automated
Garage, Under
Building, Above
Grade
$65
225
$14,625
$16,000
$30,625
Automated
Garage, Under
Building, Below
Grade
$85
225
$19,125
$16,000
$35,125
Annual Operating Cost Per Space
Item
Automated Garage
Ramp Access
Garage
Security
$35
$107
Management Fees
$37
$37
Supplies
$19
$19
Insurance
$9(2)
$18
Utilities
$45(3)
$52
Maintenance
$400
$67
Misc
$10
$10
Total
$555
$310
Notes:
1.
2.
3.
Neither garage is cashiered. Both use automated pay stations. No labor cost.
Insurance estimated at 50% of ramp access garage.
Utility cost equals $0.05 per movement times 2 movements per stall per day
times 365 days plus lighting at 9 watts per stall operating 24/7 at $0.10 per
kilowatt-hour.
Status of Automated Parking in USA
Project
Location
No. of Stalls
924 Garden St.
Hoboken, NJ
314
One York Condominiums
New York, NY
40
123 Baxter St.
New York, NY
67
1706 Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA
64
Juniper Street Garage
Philadelphia, PA
224
418 Jessie Street
San Francisco, CA
27 (9 floors)
Summit Grand Parc
Washington, DC
74
Johnson Ave.
Coconut Creek, FL
300 storage, 100 cars
I-595 & US-1
Fort Lauderdale, FL
300 storage, 140 cars
Palisades of Towson
Towson, MD
409
148 E. 24th Street
New York, NY
53
1504 Coney Island Ave
New York, NY
270
123 Beverly Street
Boston, MA
300
275 Seabreeze Ave
Brooklyn, NY
132
20 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY
65
City Hall Garage
West Hollywood, CA
200
Case Study #3: West Hollywood, CA
Ramp-access Garage Site Plan
Ramp-access garage consumes almost entire site.
Automated Garage Site Plan
Smaller footprint with Automated Garage enhances site development.
Parking Garage Comparisons
Garage
Type
#
Levels
Length,
FT
Width,
FT
Floor
Area,
SF
#
Stalls
Efficiency,
SF/Stall
Unit
Cost,
$/SF
Const.
Cost,
$
Cost per
Stall,
$
RampAccess
Garage
4-1/2
182
112
90,272
203
445
$60
$6.0
Million
29,600
Automated
Garage
5
144
81
58,217
217
268
$106
$6.2
million
$28,170
Automated garage compares favorably to inefficient ramp-access garage on small site.

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