XFINITY Live! has been very successful in dealing with the community of South Philadelphia. Not only do I hear it from my friends, I've lived in Philadelphia for almost 20 years, and I hear not only a lot of good things when they come here, but a lot of good things in general.
Jasper Olivia Executive Chef, Xfinity Live!/Philadelphia
The Cordish Company has an outstanding reputation for creating some of the most popular entertainment districts in the US. Philadelphia residents are already familiar with South Philadelphia as the destination for sports and entertainment and through this new partnership we intend to create the ultimate entertainment experience this City so vibrantly needs.
Peter Luukko Comcast-Spectator, President
Cordish recognizes the value of investing in communities where they do business, and is committed to diversity because they believe it's good business. They have actively engaged with diverse enterprises to support all areas of their organization…they continually look for certified diverse enterprises who can provide innovative, competitively priced goods and services, and foster community and economic development.
Adolphus M. Pruitt, II President, St. Louis City Branch NAACP
Fox Sports Midwest Live! is the ultimate sports and entertainment experience. The Cordish Companies and Cardinals set out to create a year-round destination like nothing else in the sports world. Fox Sports Midwest's extension of their Ballpark Village sponsorship validates this exciting new concept and also demonstrates their commitment to all St. Louis sports fans.
Bill DeWitt III President of the St. Louis Cardinals
Having started as a $60 million project, we are thrilled that the Cordish team has such confidence in St. Louis that they have increased the scope of this project nearly 7 fold. This will not only bring millions of additional customers to St. Louis, but the dramatically expanded private investment and new jobs will also generate tens of millions of dollars of new annual tax revenues to the City.
Dick Fleming President of Greater St. Louis Inc.
This marks an important milestone for downtown St. Louis. The development of Ballpark Village, anchored by the new Busch Stadium, will be a vitally important catalyst for taking downtown's revitalization to an even higher level. The City and the Cardinals should be commended for their commitment and vision. With The Cordish Company, the Cardinals have brought to St. Louis the leading and most recognized mixed-use developer in the country to make it happen. Ballpark Village is a win for the City of St. Louis in every respect: it will spur new development, it will act as a regional draw and will be a major selling point for conventions. Even at this early stage, it has already drawn national acclaim. The comparatively nominal public investment will pay significant dividend to our citizens for years to come.
James A. Cloar President & CEO of Downtown St. Louis Partnership
The Cordish Companies exceeded our expectations in that the quality of the product that was delivered and the number of jobs that were created were just tremendous.
Otis Williams Executive Director, St. Louis Development Corporation