The Kansas City Power & Light District (KCP&L) is a shining example of urban land renewal and public/private partnership at its best. The district was the culmination of forty years of City efforts that transformed an area of urban blight into a vibrant downtown core which now attracts 8 million visitors. KCP&L is an engine for both future growth throughout the City and the greater metropolitan area.
Award given for the Power & Light District’s positive impact on the community.
For the contributions made to Kansas City’s economic strength and vitality.
Recognized for outstanding achievement and as one of Houston's top projects, Bayou Place II has earned the honor of being Houston Business Journal 2007 Landmark Award Finalist.
Recognized for Outstanding Design by the Virginia Beach Planning Commission.
The Cordish Company and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) for creating a vibrant retail, dining, and entertainment district that serves as a walk able connection between the Atlantic City Convention Center, NJ Transit rail station, and the Boardwalk.
“The developer revitalized a failed enclosed mall downtown, and in the process, catalyzed further redevelopment in Louisville. Packed with entertainment programming, Fourth Street Live! is an entertainment and retail center that has become a magnet for nighttime downtown activity."
For Significant Contribution in 2004 to the Revitalization of Downtown Louisville.
"The project involved the total transformation of a closed and dilapidated power plant built in the early 1900s into a stunning new entertainment complex in the heart of Baltimore’s world renowned Inner Harbor. Setting a new standard for urban entertainment development, the project has spurred Baltimore’s “second renaissance” and has linked the east and west sides of the downtown waterway."
"David Cordish possesses the persona of a true leader. He gives credit to all those that work with him, including the city officials, partners and competitors. Cordish event gives credit to the locations surrounding his projects as reasons for his success. He states, “Water is magic,” as refers to the success of the Baltimore Inner Harbor. A savvy businessman as well, he makes no bones about his profit motive, and of course, that’s why his projects are successful.”