Leading hotel investment group, HEI Hotels & Resorts has selected LAZ Parking to run Parking, Bell Service and Valet Parking operations at 17 of its owned hotels in 10 US states. With one of the highest quality portfolios of world-renowned hotel brands in the United States, HEI understands that exemplary service and strict controls are critical to the increased productivity and revenue growth of its nearly $10 million parking operation. After a thorough RFP process, HEI is awarding the contract based on LAZ Parking’s ability to coordinate the existing fragmented operations using one cohesive, multi-disciplinary team.
Robert DeBurro, Principal and Managing Partner for LAZ remarked that “LAZ Parking is excited to partner with a truly innovative, people-oriented company like HEI. We believe that this partnership will set new parking benchmarks within the hospitality industry.”
Ted Darnall, Principal and COO said “As a leader in acquiring, owning and operating first class and focused-service properties, we know that the experience, customer service and diligence of LAZ Parking will further enhance HEI’s commitment to its investors and owners.”
HEI would like to thank the interested organizations that participated in the RFP process.
About HEI Hotels & Resorts
HEI Hotels & Resorts creates socially responsible investment and employment opportunities through portfolios of hotels and resorts across the United States. Headquartered in Norwalk, CT, HEI has 42 properties in 16 states under such well-known brand names as Marriott, Sheraton, Westin, Le Meridien, Embassy Suites, and Hilton. HEI takes a holistic approach to creating value for its investors and employees by setting the highest standards across all aspects of hotel management and operation and by focusing on the central principles of excellence and continuous improvement. HEI prides itself on some of the highest employee satisfaction scores in the hospitality industry, fuels local economic prosperity by investing in communities and is committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability. More information is at www.heihotels.com
About LAZ Parking
LAZ Parking has built one of the most stable, trusted, service-oriented and innovative parking operations in the United States. Founded in Hartford, CT, in 1981 as a valet service, the company now manages more than 725,000 parking spaces in over 1,800 locations and is one of the largest parking company in the United States. LAZ currently operates more than 25,000 spaces at over 150 hotels nationwide. More information is at www.lazparking.com