The Cordish Companies' origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately-held, family ownership. During the past ten decades, the company has grown into a global conglomerate of businesses defined by two major areas of expertise: one of the leading real estate development companies and most successful operators of entertainment districts and casinos in the world. Over the generations, The company has remained true to the family’s core values of quality, entrepreneurial spirit, long-term personal relationships and integrity. As a testimony to the long-term vision of its family leadership, the company still owns and manages virtually every business it has created.
The company is one of the largest and most respected developers in the world with extensive expertise in almost every discipline of real estate: entertainment & mixed-use, gaming & lodging, sports anchored developments, retail, office and residential. Widely recognized as the leading international developer of large-scale urban revitalization projects and entertainment districts, The company has been awarded more Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence than any other developer in the world. Many of the company's developments involve public/private partnerships and are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located.
The company also includes a range of entertainment businesses: gaming, film and private ventures. The media distribution subsidiary has distributed numerous Academy Award-nominated films, including an Academy Award winner.
The company enters its eleventh decade well-capitalized and highly energized to continue its growth.