BALTIMORE, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement has been released by The Cordish Companies in response to the announcement of a host agreement with the City of Leominster, Massachusetts:
"The Cordish Companies is very excited to have officially signed a host agreement with the City of Leominster. We look forward to working with Mayor Mazzarella and the whole community to create a $200 million casino entertainment destination, which will generate more than 1,000 new jobs and contribute millions of dollars in local and state tax revenue. Live! Casino Massachusetts will be a world-class gaming facility, featuring 1,250 of the latest state-of-the art slot machines and electronic table games, nationally-recognized and local restaurant brands, and live entertainment. The site also has convenient access to I-190 and Route 117, making it an ideal site to become a true regional destination."
About The Cordish Companies
The Cordish Companies (www.cordish.com), now in its fourth generation of family ownership, is an international grouping of businesses including one of the leading real estate development companies, entertainment and gaming companies in the United States. The Company has diverse development expertise with divisions focused on Entertainment & Mixed-Use, Gaming & Lodging, Sports Anchored Districts, Shopping & Lifestyle Retail, Office and Residential. The Cordish Companies also owns and manages a diverse group of operating businesses, ranging from gaming, restaurants/clubs to live music promotion and film/media distribution. The Company values itself on the quality of its operations, its long-term relationships, and high level of integrity in all of its endeavors.
The Cordish Companies is the largest and most successful developer of entertainment districts and concepts in the United States. In particular, the company has unparalleled experience in creating and revitalizing high-profile destinations in urban core locations. Many of The Cordish Companies' projects involve public/private partnerships and are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. Prime examples are the company's prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore's world-famous Inner Harbor; Atlantic City, NJ; Hollywood, FL; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Tampa, FL, Kansas City, MO; and Towson, MD.
The Cordish Companies has received the highest possible national awards in its various areas of expertise. In real estate, The Cordish Companies has received an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards of Excellence.
SOURCE The Cordish Companies