Women at Colonial: Spotlight on Shirley Jordan

    Bio: Shirley started at Colonial Parking in 2011 as a Customer Care Associate, but quickly moved through the ranks to become Manager for both Customer Care and the Remote Management Center. In 2016, she moved from Customer Care to Operations, becoming a Project Manager overseeing six locations in Tysons Corner.     Tell […]

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When Parking Turns Into an Art: What To Do When You Run Out of Space?

  Full garages are both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, lots of people are parking in a given facility, while on the other, this means potentially turning away customers and having to carefully balance your transient and monthly customers to ensure you maintain your commitments to service. So how do you […]

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Well Deserved: December

Congratulations Robert and Tewodrose!     Robert Ivory is Colonial’s Newest Portfolio Manager.  Robert joined Colonial Parking in 2013. He began his career as a Shift Manager at location 702, 1301 S Joyce St,  then became a Project Manager in twelve of our locations. Now he is our newest Portfolio Manager, for five locations: lots 86, 98, 612, 681, 768 […]

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Back to Our Roots: GWU

  Colonial Parking is Going Back to School   In 1953, Colonial Parking was founded by two George Washington University students and now we are going back to our roots. Colonial is proud to announce that, as of December 1st, 2017, we have commenced management of parking operations at George Washington University’s 25 locations across […]

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Utilizing Digital Tools to Foster Productivity

  Colonial Parking recently hosted it’s latest Training Forum on August 24th. The training focused on organization and efficiency, highlighting tips and strategies our employees can use to be more productive by utilizing digital tools, like Microsoft Outlook’s calendar, reminders and tasks. The trainers emphasized finding the best method that works for each individual employee […]

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Opening at The Wharf

We are excited to announce the opening of our newest location at The Wharf! A mega project on the South East waterfront, The Wharf is set to include a variety of fine dining options, luxury apartments, condos and hotels, a yacht club, a new concert venue, and, of course, an underground parking facility.   While […]

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Impactful Gatherings

Colonial® is focused on and dedicated to the empowerment and training of our employees, and in the past couple of weeks we’ve had a couple of great sessions with the aim to do both of those things. COLONIAL TOWN HALL: A Place for Discussion This past week, Colonial Parking® hosted our third Town Hall meeting […]

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Well Deserved: January 2017

Congratulations!   Dickson Gateri is Colonial’s Newest Project Manager Dickson joined the Colonial Parking® team as an Assistant Project Manager at Children’s National in February of 2016 having previously worked at the Four Seasons in a supervisory role. He moved from Children’s National to Holy Cross Hospital, maintaining his role as Assistant Project Manager and has now become […]

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Change Management: A Good Team Makes the Difference

Acquiring or changing parking providers may seem like a daunting task, an abundance of paperwork and meetings and maybe even confused or disgruntled tenants. Colonial Parking® ensures that with us, that is not the case. With over 60 years of experience and 240 plus locations in the DC Metro area, we know how to make […]

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