Record Year Expected For Myrtle Beach Parking Revenue
The city of Myrtle Beach is set to have a record year for parking meter revenue. City officials say the meters in areas along 8th and 9th Avenues generate a lot of revenue and with record breaking tourism numbers over the past few months, record breaking meter revenue is also being observed. Executive assistant of downtown development Brian Schmitt says the increase in revenue is due to everyone coming back to the beach after it being down last year due to the pandemic. Schmitt said “hotels are full, parking meters are full, restaurants are turning people away at the door and that’s a good problem to have”. In March meters generated $168,000 and in April they generated $299,000.