Cordish pitches $600m gaming resort in Virginia
Cordish wants to construct Live! Casino & Hotel Richmond in downtown Richmond, Virginia.
US.- The Cordish Companies has put in a pitch following a call for casino proposals in Richmond, Virginia.
Its proposal is for a $600m Live! Casino & Hotel Richmond in the Scott’s Addition Historic District in downtown Richmond.
The facility would contain a gaming floor measuring 250,000 square feet, a 300-room hotel and a live entertainment space with a capacity for 4,000 people.
Other operators to have pitched proposals to the Richmond Department of Economic development include Urban One in collaboration with Colonial Downs and the Pamunkey Indian Tribe.
Residents will vote on whether to approve a casino in the local ballot in November, which will include details of the proposed casino resort.
Cordish’s chief operating officer Zed Smith maintains: “No gaming or development company in the country has our track record of successfully designing, financing, building and operating large-scale casino entertainment resort destinations in regional markets.”