SemaConnect, Inc. announced today that it was chosen by Beacon Place Apartments to install an electric-vehicle charging station at a multi-residential property in Gaithersburg, MD. The station, now installed, is located at Beacon Place Apartments, at 916 Beacon Square Court, a property that is managed by commercial real estate services firm, Avison Young, on behalf of Beacon Place’s owner.
“We are very excited to be one of the first apartment communities in the area to offer this beneficial amenity to our residents,” comments Avison Young property manager, Laurie Dewey, who manages day-to-day activities at Beacon Place Apartments. “By working with SemaConnect, we are providing our residents and their guests with a superior electric-car charging station. At Beacon Place, we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and providing green-living opportunities to our residents.”
Beacon Place Apartments is one of 1,700 properties managed by Avison Young in the Washington, DC market. Dewey says the SemaConnect charger project at Beacon Place fits seamlessly into Avison Young’s philosophy of striving to increase global environmental, economic and social sustainability.
“We are really excited to work with Beacon Place Apartments,” adds Mark Pastrone, Vice-President of Business Development at SemaConnect. “Beacon Place Apartments offer their tenants a spectacular array of amenities, and now they are offering an eco-friendly option for electric vehicle drivers. SemaConnect is committed to providing state-of-the-art EV charging technology to meet the increasing demand for electric vehicles.”
SemaConnect’s networked electric-vehicle charging stations and web-based management software make it easy for station owners to deploy at their properties. The stations are sophisticated, networked Level II (240 volts, 30 amps) commercial-grade apparatus and come bundled with web-based management software, which allow station owners to:
SemaConnect has an iPhone and Android smartphone app that allows EV drivers to manage charging sessions, search for stations and manage accounts. SemaConnect has also partnered with Recargo on its PlugShare app, the most widely used application for electric vehicle drivers, which allows them to start a charging session right from the PlugShare app for more convenience.
To download the iPhone app:
To download the Android app:
SemaConnect is the global leading provider of electric vehicle charging solutions and sophisticated software for station owners and electric vehicle drivers. Working with customers such as Avison Young, Bozutto, Comfort Inn, Hyatt Regency, CBRE, City of Vancouver and Cisco, SemaConnect’s ChargePro charging stations are wirelessly networked and offer advanced features such as smart-grid integration, RFID card authentication, sustainability reporting, iPhone and Android apps and more. ChargePro stations can be found at municipal, parking, multifamily, office, hotel and retail locations nationwide. Visit http://www.semaconnect.com to learn more about owning, managing or using a ChargePro.
About Beacon Place Apartments
Beacon Place is located in the 352-acre Kent Estate and is a planned mini-city where neighbors and merchants know each other by name and where the bricks and charm of a bygone era offers an oasis for today’s busy lifestyle. You can relax by the pool, enjoy a cappuccino in the clubhouse coffee bar, or read a book in the tranquil courtyards. Amenities include 24-hour access to our fitness center, business center and racquetball court, along with views of mature landscaping, fully-equipped kitchens, washing and dryer and patios or terraces. Learn more at http://www.beaconplaceapartments.com/amenities/.
About Avison Young
Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 1,700 real estate professionals in 63 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multi-family properties. Visit http://www.avisonyoung.com
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