CHICAGO, June 14, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Standard Parking Corporation (Nasdaq:STAN), one of the nation's leading providers of parking management, ground transportation and other ancillary services, announced today that Nationwide Realty Investors (NRI) has extended the Company's contract to manage NRI's Arena District Parking Portfolio. The Arena District contains over 10,700 parking spaces in ten garages and seven surface lots in the heart of Columbus, OH, and includes Nationwide Arena, home to the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets. The District's parking facilities service over two million square feet of commercial office and retail space, 150 residential condominiums and 100 apartments. Standard Parking has provided comprehensive management services for all of the parking facilities and surface lots since the Arena's inception in July of 2000. "The Arena District is one of the most diverse parking operations in Standard Parking's portfolio, and we are delighted to have this opportunity to continue our relationship with Nationwide Realty Investors," said Thomas L. Hagerman, Standard Parking's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Harold McMahan, the Company's Regional Manager in Columbus, added, "We look forward to continuing to enhance operating efficiency and performance across the entire NRI portfolio through our assorted SP Plus ® services, and our Central Command Center monitoring system." Standard Parking is a leading national provider of parking facility management, ground transportation and other ancillary services. The Company, with approximately 12,000 employees, manages more than 2,100 parking facilities, containing over one million parking spaces in more than 335 cities across the United States and four Canadian provinces, including parking-related and shuttle bus operations serving more than 60 airports.
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