BALTIMORE, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Cordish Companies is announcing a national, multi-year partnership with Lyft, making it the exclusive rideshare partner across several Cordish dining, entertainment and sports-anchored developments including Fourth Street Live! in Louisville, KY; Waterside District in Norfolk, VA; Power Plant Live! in Baltimore, MD; Xfinity Live! in Philadelphia, PA, in partnership with Comcast-Spectacor; and the Power Plant at Hampton Roads in Hampton, VA.
Cordish welcomes over 50 million annual visitors to its districts nationwide, which host thousands of events year-round. In this partnership, Lyft will provide efficient, reliable transportation to these five properties, playing an essential part to the seamless operation of every location.
"We are incredibly excited to announce this national, multi-year partnership with Lyft," stated Reed Cordish, Principal, The Cordish Companies. "Lyft is one of the most successful rideshare companies in the country. This partnership ensures the safety and convenience of our millions of guests is met at the highest standards."
"At Lyft, we're committed to providing affordable, reliable transportation, and to improving people's lives with the world's best transportation," said Kirk Safford, Director of City Partnerships at Lyft. "We're thrilled to serve as the exclusive ride share provider for Cordish, providing transportation for the millions of guests that visit Cordish dining, entertainment and sports-anchored district properties each year."
More information about the rideshare program at each district will be shared in the coming months.
About The Cordish Companies
The Cordish Companies' origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately-held, family ownership. During the past ten decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in Commercial Real Estate; Entertainment Districts; Sports-Anchored Developments; Gaming; Hotels; Residential Properties; Restaurants; International Development; Coworking Spaces; and Private Equity. One of the largest and most respected developers in the world, The Cordish Companies has been awarded an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence for public-private developments that are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. The Cordish Companies has developed and operates highly acclaimed dining, entertainment and hospitality destinations throughout the United States, many falling under The Cordish Companies' Live! Brand, highly regarded as one of the premier entertainment brands in the country. Welcoming over 50 million visitors per year, these developments are among the highest profile dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. Over the generations, The Cordish Companies 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 Cordish Companies still owns and manages virtually every business it has created. For more information visit www.cordish.com or follow us on Twitter.
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Lyft was founded in 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation, and is available to 95 percent of the United States population as well as select cities in Canada. Lyft is committed to effecting positive change for our cities by offsetting carbon emissions from all rides, and by promoting transportation equity through shared rides, bikeshare systems, electric scooters, and public transit partnerships.
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