The Cordish Companies and AnderCorp to host Diverse and Local Contractors Outreach Fair for work opportunities on $270+ million Live! Casino & Hotel Louisiana project in Bossier City

March 1, 2024

Diverse and Local Contractors Outreach Fair

March 1, 2024 | PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Hunter Lipscomb, AnderCorp
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The Cordish Companies and AnderCorp will host a Diverse and Local Contractors Outreach Fair aimed at identifying, prequalifying, and promoting local and minority subcontractors and suppliers for contracting opportunities in the construction of the new $270+ million Live! Casino & Hotel Louisiana project. The event will provide an overview of the Diverse & Local Inclusion Program by Cordish and AnderCorp, highlighting procurement opportunities and business policies for participating contractors.

More than a dozen major subcontractors will be in attendance to network, engage, and foster relationships with potential MBE, WBE, local and veteran-owned subcontractors and suppliers.


Thursday, March 14, 2024

10:00 AM – Noon


Live! Casino & Hotel Louisiana, Job Site Ballroom

711 Live Casino Blvd., Bossier City, LA 71111


Qualified Diverse and Local Suppliers & Contractors

The Cordish Companies and AnderCorp are eager to network with local businesses based in Louisiana, including Women Owned Business Enterprises (WBE), Minority-Owned Businesses (MBE), Veteran Owned Businesses (VBE), Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVE), and HUBZone small business concerns. Participation is open to businesses that are qualified and capable of performing the necessary work.

No registration is required to attend the event. For more vendor opportunity information, please visit

About AnderCorp

AnderCorp is a privately held regional construction firm specializing in preconstruction planning, construction management, general construction, and design-build services for its clients across diverse markets. AnderCorp’s team has over four decades of construction experience with an accomplished record managing projects in the gaming/hospitality, K-12/higher education, automotive, healthcare, multi-family/residential and commercial office building market sectors. For more information, visit

About The Cordish Companies

The Cordish Companies has developed and operates highly acclaimed dining, entertainment and hospitality destinations throughout the United States, many falling under The Cordish Companies’ Live! Brand, highly regarded as one of the premier entertainment brands in the country. Welcoming over 55 million visitors per year, these developments are among the highest profile dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country.

In gaming, The Cordish Companies has developed among the most successful casino hotel resorts in the world, including the Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos in Hollywood and Tampa, FL, Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland, Live! Casino Pittsburgh and Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia.

Scheduled to open in early 2025, Live! Casino & Hotel Louisiana continues the Company’s vast expansion across markets in the South Central and Southeast regions of the U.S. including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas where Cordish currently has over $1 billion under construction adjacent to its Texas Live! development in the Arlington Entertainment District in North Texas. The development includes a new Texas Rangers ballpark; 200,000-square-feet of best-in-class restaurants, retail and entertainment venues; a full-service 300-room convention hotel; 35,000-square-feet of meeting/convention space; and a 5,000-capacity outdoor event pavilion. The next phase will include an additional 888 hotel rooms, a new convention center, corporate office headquarters, mixed-use residential building, small business coworking and incubator space, and additional dining, retail and entertainment options.

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 Gaming & Entertainment; Commercial Real Estate; Entertainment Districts; Sports-Anchored Developments; Hotels; Residential Properties; Restaurants; Coworking Spaces; and Private Equity. 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. 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 (@cordishco).

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