Category Archives: Cordish Cos.

Dress code lawsuit filed against Cordish in K.C.

The Cordish Cos. — the Baltimore-based developer of Fourth Street Live — has been hit with a new lawsuit alleging racial discrimination based on the dress code at the Power & Light entertainment district in Kansas City, Mo. Does any of this sound familiar? From The Kansas City Star: A group of four African-American men […]

Thieneman talks transparency in new ad

The fallout from the Kentucky Auditor Crit Luallen’s examination of Metro government continues to spill into the 2010 mayoral campaign. Citing his activism over the city’s controversial $950,000 loan agreement with The Cordish Cos., which the state auditor criticized, Republican mayoral candidate Chris Thieneman has put out a new campaign advertisement trumpeting the virtues of […]

State audit could trouble Tandy

The fallout from the state auditor’s examination of Metro government and its financial reporting practices could spill over into the 2010 mayoral campaign. Before the full report was released, Democratic mayoral candidates Tyler Allen and Metro Councilman Jim King, D-10, had already spoken out with strong transparency positions and Republican mayoral candidate and Councilman Hal […]

Thieneman holds lawsuit

Local developer Chris Thieneman will withhold filing a lawsuit against the city over the $950,000 loan given to The Cordish Cos. until Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway issues an opinion on the deal. Joined by a dozen supporters who assembled in front of the Sports & Social Club, the community activist said Metro Councilman Hal […]

Thieneman to file lawsuit over Cordish loan

Louisville developer Chris Thieneman will hold a press conference this Thursday to discuss a lawsuit he plans to file against Metro government for denying part of his recent open records request. Last week the south Louisville activist sent a request asking for specific details on how The Cordish Cos. spent a $950,000 city loan to […]

Mayor’s office: Cordish reconsidering Ctr City deal

Metro Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson said today that the multi-million dollar Center City project is in jeopardy due to the Metro Council’s failure to pass the land purchase at yesterday’s meeting. Last night the Council voted to delay the $36 million deal for two weeks after several members voiced their concern over the multi-million dollar […]