The Cordish Companies expanded the reach of its Live! Brand with the launch of Live! Lofts, the newest name in boutique hotels. The flagship Live! Lofts will be born from a newly acquired hotel located near The Cordish Companies’ Live! Casino in Hanover, Md.
This is the second major hotel announcement within a week from Cordish, which just celebrated the groundbreaking of its flagship Live! Hotel, a 17-story luxury hotel, event center and spa, to be located directly adjacent to Live! Casino.
Live! Hotel and Live! Lofts are the first two hotels to carry the Live! moniker and round out The Cordish Companies’ portfolio to include both luxury and boutique hotel accommodations. Expansion of both brands is planned across the United States and internationally.
The new $200 million flagship Live! Hotel, located at Live! Casino, will be a 350,000-square-foot property featuring a 17-story hotel tower, 310 luxury guestrooms, an event center and concert venue, meeting spaces, new dining options, and a day spa/salon. The hotel is expected to open in early 2018.
The flagship Live! Lofts property will undergo an extensive $3 million renovation project and be transformed into a boutique hotel. The 11-story hotel complex currently features 250 rooms, including over 100 suites; a heated indoor pool and jet spa; dining in The Loft Grill; cocktails in The Lounge; and a variety of 24-hour amenities, including shuttle transportation to/from Live! Casino and the BWI Airport. Approximately 3,400 square feet of meeting and banquet space is also available for custom meetings and events, as well as free parking. Rooms will remain available to guests as renovations begin in public spaces beginning in late 2016/early 2017, with final improvements to the hotel expected to be complete by mid-2017.
Together, the flagship Live! Hotel and Live! Lofts will link a total of 560 guestrooms and suites, and approximately 50,000 square feet of event space to Live! Casino.