Kansas City AdHoc Group Against Crime - Community Guardian Business Award 2013 The Cordish Companies – Kansas City Power & Light District
The Cordish Companies was awarded the Community Guardian Business Award for redefining downtown Kansas City with the establishment of the Kansas City Power & Light District. This award is presented to a Company that values family and understands that giving back to Kansas City is both a privilege and a responsibility.
Baltimore Business Journal – "Project of the Year" - March 2013 Maryland Live! Casino
Maryland Live! Casino was selected as the “Project of the Year” by the Baltimore Business Journal in the March Real Estate & Development Issue. The $500 million project , which opened adjacent to the Arundel Mills Mall in June 2012, has become the highest-grossing casino in Maryland. Recently, Maryland Live! Casino launched 122 live action tables games.
ICSC Gold U.S. Design and Development Award 2009 - Innovative Design and Development of a New Project Kansas City Power & Light District The Power & Light District won its Gold Award in the Innovative Design and Development of a New Project category. This category honors and recognizes projects which relate to a specific new shopping center and demonstrate how a specific design or construction problem was solved or how new standards in design and construction were established.
ULI Award for Excellence 2009
Kansas City Power & Light District
The Kansas City Power & Light District (KCP&L) is a shining example of urban land renewal and public/private partnership at its best.The district was the culmination of forty years of City efforts that transformed an area of urban blight into a vibrant downtown core which now attracts 8 million visitors.KCP&L is an engine for both future growth throughout the City and the greater metropolitan area.
Virginia Beach 2007 Design Award Pembroke Place Recognized for Outstanding Design by the Virginia Beach Planning Commission.
Landmark Award Finalist 2007 Bayou Place II Recognized for outstanding achievement and as one of Houston's top projects, Bayou Place II has earned the honor of being Houston Business Journal 2007 Landmark Award Finalist.
ULI Award for Excellence 2005 Rehabilitation Fourth Street Live! "The developer revitalized a failed enclosed mall downtown, and in the process, catalyzed further redevelopment in Louisville. Packed with entertainment programming, Fourth Street Live! is an entertainment and retail center that has become a magnet for nighttime downtown activity."
New Jersey Future's Smart Growth Awards 2005 2005 Smart Growth Award The Walk-Outlets Atlantic City The Cordish Company and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) for creating a vibrant retail, dining, and entertainment district that serves as a walk able connection between the Atlantic City Convention Center, NJ Transit rail station, and the Boardwalk
Cornerstone Award 2004 Fourth Street Live! For Significant Contribution in 2004 to the Revitalization of Downtown Louisville. Presented by Louisville Central Area, Inc.
NAIOP Awards 2000 Adaptive Reuse The Power Plant "The project involved the total transformation of a closed and dilapidated power plant built in the early 1900s into a stunning new entertainment complex in the heart of Baltimore’s world renowned InnerHarbor. Setting a new standard for urban entertainment development, the project has spurred Baltimore’s “second renaissance” and has linked the east and west sides of the
ULI Award of Excellence 2000 Rehabilitation The Power Plant "The Power Plant is a prime example of the conversion of a functionally obsolete building into a successful, modern project. The developer saved the four towering smokestacks – visual reminders of Baltimore’s industrial past – and extended the eastern edge of the InnerHarbor, compounding its success as an urban entertainment district."
The EDDI Awards (Entertainment Development & Design Innovation) 2000 Overall Outstanding Leadership for the Entertainment Development & Design Industry The Cordish Company "David Cordish possesses the persona of a true leader. He gives credit to all those that work with him, including the city officials, partners and competitors. Cordish event gives credit to the locations surrounding his projects as reasons for his success. He states, “Water is magic,” as refers to the success of the BaltimoreInnerHarbor. A savvy businessman as well, he makes no bones about his profit motive, and of course, that’s why his projects are successful.
Much has been written about Cordish. Cities around the country pursue him like groupies chasing a rock band and for good reason; he’s the “King of Urban Makeovers.”
The EDDI Awards (Entertainment Development & Design Innovation) 2000 Urban Entertainment Development The Power Plant "The Power Plant is the preeminent entertainment complex on Baltimore’s InnerHarbor. Located on Pier 4 next to the National Aquarium, The Power Plant transformed the InnerHarbor into a multi-dimensional entertainment destination that attracts millions of visitors annually."
ULI Award for Excellence1999 Rehabilitation Bayou Place "The unqualified success of Bayou Place is a model for the rehabilitation of a “white elephant.” The city of Houston contributed its old unused convention center and the developer contributed the entrepreneurship to create a unique place and transform the convention center into an entertainment destination. This success story has mended a black hole in the heart of the downtown financial and theater districts."
Excellence on the Waterfront 1998 Historic and Maritime Preservation/Adaptive Reuse The Power Plant The Power Plant had been an urban challenge for the City of Baltimore for over a decade in spite of its prominent waterfront location. The Cordish Company presented the City with a concept that was enthusiastically adopted. The mixed-use entertainment, retail and office development incorporates the downtown business district, the waterfront, and the architecturally important Power Plant into the City's overall master plan for Baltimore's Downtown. The project has proved tremendously successful for the City, for tourists, and for citizens alike."
ACE Award 1998 Award for Community Enhancement Bayou Place "Bayou Place has made a large impact on the continued growth of the downtown area, aligning well with the city’s priority initiatives to increase national awareness/recognition of Houston as a city of choice."
Allen Award 1997 For Development Excellence Bayou Place "As a Houston landmark and cornerstone structure in the City’s world renown Theater District, Bayou Place transformed a vacant “white elephant” structure into a entertainment complex that revitalized downtown Houston."
Legacy Award 1997 "The deals that make a difference" Bayou Place "The Cordish Company was recognized for successfully redeveloping the AlbertThomasConvention Center into Bayou Place, a theater district entertainment project. The $23 million Bayou Place is the first significant entertainment development to be completed in the last decade. Phase I of Bayou Place, which officially opened New Year’s Eve with a part of 20,000 Houstonians, totals over 180,000 square feet and is 100% leased."
ULI Award for Excellence 1993 Rehabilitation Furness House - Baltimore, MD "A 1917 architectural gem in Baltimore’s historic financial district has been given new life after more than 75 years of wear and abysmal commercial retrofitting. Setting a high standard for historic redevelopment, Furness House has been cured of its functional obsolescence without compromising the buildings original integrity and elegance."
ULI Award for Excellence1989 Urban Development/Mixed-Use Charleston Place "A triumph of public/private cooperation that invigorated one of the nation’s most admired cities. Charleston Place has enhanced and preserved the historic environment of Charleston."
ULI Award for Excellence 1984 For Development Excellence Rainbow Centre "The project has sparked other development downtown, including a new hotel, office building, and entertainment complex. And locals report that it has been a tonic for the city, rekindling local pride."