5 of the Best-Designed Parking Garages in the World

Parking structures, though incredibly useful, are not usually held up as pinnacles of architecture and design. It’s rare to see a parking garage that deviates from the traditional, brutalist facade and standard “Double Helix” ramps. Most “starchitects” focus their talents on museums, libraries, airports or towers. However, there are...

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Where To Park in Indianapolis: A Comprehensive Guide

Indianapolis is a thriving, growing hub of the Midwest. As a result, Indy’s vibrant metropolis is the center for countless exciting events. Crowds are drawn downtown for thrilling sports games and enjoyable concerts and shows. If you are a part of those crowds, you are in for a good...

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Is a Parking Lot Section 1250 Property?

When a taxpayer sells an asset, it can be difficult to determine the character of the resulting gain or loss. Does the sale of the property result in ordinary income or capital gain or some combination of both? There are many factors that go into this analysis that deserve...

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Parking Lot Resurfacing

As your parking lot ages, you may find you have cracks, potholes, drainage issues, faded coloring or stains, faded lines and markings, sinking-in, and crumbling edges. And you may have guessed that these issues are more serious than preventative maintenance can help. You may be wondering if you will...

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How Do You Know When To Get Your Parking Lot Re-Sealed Or Re-Paved?

Maintaining your commercial parking lot is important; the lot gives the first impression of your business. Left unprotected, asphalt deteriorates under the stresses of water and the daily and seasonal cycles of heating and cooling. An old, cracked lot can deter customers or, even worse, cause safety and legal...

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ADA Standards for Commercial Parking Lots: A Helpful Guideline

If you are in the process of designing a commercial parking lot for your business, or if your existing lot is in need of updated line striping, it is critical to understand and adhere to ADA (American with Disabilities Act of 1990) standards. The ADA ensures equal opportunity for...

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Pothole Repair Methods

If you oversee commercial properties or are a property manager, then you are keenly aware how imperative it is to maintain your parking lots. Not only do you need them to be safe, you want them to give a good first impression to your clients. One of the quickest...

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How Thick is Parking Lot Asphalt?

For the last 20 years, DC Construction Services has been providing businesses, commercial properties, and property management groups with safe, functional, solid workmanship. When we are consulting with a company, they will oftentimes ask, “How thick is parking lot asphalt?” Several factors go into that answer, so let’s take...

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