December 17, 2015

Starr Hill Brewery and The Cordish Companies Announce Partnership for Waterside District

NORFOLK, VA – Starr Hill Brewery and The Cordish Companies are pleased and excited to announce their partnership to develop a new concept in Waterside District, presently under construction, located in downtown Norfolk, VA on the waterfront. Initially founded in a live music hall in Charlottesville, VA, Starr Hill Brewery is among the largest and most awarded craft breweries in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic. The Cordish Companies is internationally renowned for it's development of entertainment districts, its Live! brand and destination developments. The partnership between the two companies, combining in Waterside District, is their first venture together.

About Starr Hill Brewery

Starr Hill Brewery is an independent, regional craft brewery born in a music hall in 1999 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Among the most award-winning craft breweries on the East Coast, Starr Hill has won 21 Great American Beer Festival, World Beer Cup and Great British Beer Festival medals. Starr Hill beer is distributed throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern regions. Please visit for more information.

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 Real Estate Development, Gaming & Hospitality, Entertainment Management and International Urban Planning & Development. 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. Prime examples are The Cordish Companies' prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore's world famous Inner Harbor; Philadelphia, PA; Atlantic City, NJ; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO. In addition, The Cordish Companies has developed and operates multiple highly acclaimed entertainment destinations throughout the United States which welcome over 50 million visitors per year and are the most visited destinations in their respective regions. 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 or follow us on Twitter.

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