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The Cordish Companies (previously The Cordish Company) is a U.S.-based real estate development and entertainment operating company with its headquarters on the 6th floor of the Pratt Street Power Plant in Baltimore, Maryland. It was founded in 1910 by Louis Cordish[1]. In 1933, his son Paul L. Cordish joined the business, then in 1968, Paul’s son David S. Cordish joined the firm and serves as its chairman and CEO. As of 2014, all three of David’s sons, Jonathan, Blake, and Reed Cordish, serve as Vice Presidents of The Cordish Companies with responsibilities over Private Equity Holdings, Real Estate Development and Entertainment Management divisions.[2]

The Cordish Companies
Privately held company
IndustryReal estate development
Founded1910
FounderLouis Cordish
HeadquartersPratt Street Power Plant
Baltimore, Maryland
United States
Key people
David Cordish, Chairman; CEO

Jon Cordish, Principal
Blake Cordish, Principal
Reed Cordish, Principal

Joe Weinberg, Principal
Websitewww.cordish.com
The Pratt Street Power Plant houses the headquarters of The Cordish Companies

The Cordish Companies has experience in the following disciplines of real estate: Commercial Real Estate, Coworking Spaces, Entertainment Districts, Gaming, Hotels, International Development, Private Equity, Residential, Restaurants and Sports-Anchored Districts.[3][4] The Cordish Companies has been awarded seven ULI Awards for Excellence for positively impacting the cities in which they develop.[5][6]

InvestmentsEdit

Notable properties developed, or under development, by the company are as follows[7]:

HistoryEdit

The company dates to 1910, when Louis Cordish began developing real estate in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area.[46]

In 1935, his son Paul L. Cordish joined the business; in 1968, Paul’s son David S. Cordish joined the firm.

In 1968, David S. Cordish assumed leadership of the company and remains CEO today.

In 1982, the Gaming and Hotel divisions were formed.[47]

In 1984, the company won an award from the Urban Land Institute for Rainbow Centre[48].

In 1989, the company won an award from the Urban Land Institute for Charleston Place[49].

In 1993, the company won an award from the Urban Land Institute for Furness House.[50]

In 1994, the Entertainment Management division of the company was formed.

In 1999, the company won an award from the Urban Land Institute for Bayou Place.[51]

In 1999, the company opened the first Live! district, Power Plant Live!.[52]

In 2000, the company won an award from the Urban Land Institute for The Power Plant[53].

In 2004, the company reached developed the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood.[54][55]

In 2005, the company won an award from the Urban Land Institute for Fourth Street Live![56] The company also formed the Sports-Anchored District division.

In 2009, the company won an award from the Urban Land Institute for Power & Light District.[57]

In 2010, the company launched its International Development division.[58]

In 2012, David S. Cordish won the WaveMaker Lifetime Achievement Award from the Urban Land Institute.[citation needed]

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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