The Cordish Company's origins date back to 1910, when Louis Cordish began developing office and apartment complexes in the Baltimore/Washington area, and encompasses four generations of privately-held family ownership. Over the last ten decades The Cordish Company has grown into a multi-billion conglomerate including one of the leading real estate development companies in the United States and a diverse group of successful operating businesses.
The company was organized along its present line by David Cordish in the mid 1960s. David, Louis' grandson, is now chairman of The Cordish Company. Three of David's sons: Jon, Blake and Reed, are principals in The Cordish Company. The Cordish Company's real estate development and operating companies are diversified, with divisions focused on entertainment/mixed-use, gaming/lodging, shopping centers, restaurants/clubs/music, office, and residential/student housing.
The Cordish Company remains a family-owned business that values quality and excellence in its operations, long-term relationships and integrity. The Cordish Company has assembled fully integrated teams of highly dedicated and knowledgeable professionals to manage all facets of its businesses. As a testimony to the Company's commitment to quality and the long-term vision of its leadership, the Cordish Company still owns and manages virtually every business it has developed since inception.