The Cordish Companies’ One Light and Two Light Luxury Apartments Honored with Seven Merit Awards

The Cordish Companies’ One Light and Two Light Luxury Apartments received seven Crystal Merit Awards by the Apartment Association of Kansas City during their annual awards banquet. The Crystal Merit Awards event honors the best in multifamily development and management and recognizes outstanding individuals, teams and properties for their accomplishments and service in the industry.

Among the seven awards received, Two Light was named property OF THE YEAR in the high-rise category. The total recognitions received include:

  • Property of the Year – Two Light
  • Best Social Media Presence of the Year – One Light
  • Clubhouse/Leasing Office of the Year – Two Light
  • Property Website of the Year – Two Light
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Sonya Guzman – Two Light
  • Best Resident Activities of the Year – One Light & Two Light
  • Resident Services / Concierge of the Year: Adeola Ajayi – One Light & Two Light

“I am extremely proud of our team at One Light and Two Light Luxury Apartments,” said EmelynaAurich, Director of Property Management for Cordish Living.  “One Light and Two Light offer residents a signature living experience with curated amenity spaces and services that create a luxury resort-style community. These awards are a testament to the team’s hard work and dedication. We are committed to continuing this same commitment with three Light Luxury Apartments when it opens next year.”

Located in the heart of the Kansas City Power & Light District, One Light and Two Light feature spacious one-bedroom, two-bedroom and penthouse residences with floor-to-ceiling windows, chef-inspired kitchens, soaring ceilings, top-of-the-line appliances, luxury finishes and breathtaking views of downtown Kansas City. Both buildings boast a suite of best-in-class amenities and services that rival any apartment or condo building in the United States including outdoor amenity decks, infinity pools, indoor-outdoor bars, demonstration kitchens, theater rooms and more.

Following the success of One Light and Two Light, which have remained 97% occupied through the pandemic, Three Light Luxury Apartments begins the third stage of luxury living in the Power & Light District. The 25-story, 288-unit building is currently under construction at the corner of Truman Road and Main Street in the Power & Light District. Three Light’s opening in 2023 will bring the total number of new apartment units to downtown Kansas City by The Cordish Companies to 900 since the opening of One Light in 2015.

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About One Light Luxury Apartments

Rising twenty-five stories above the heart of downtown Kansas City’s Power and Light District is One Light Luxury Apartments. From the most luxurious rooftop pool this side of Miami, to a complimentary membership to Genesis Health Clubs and free Wi-Fi, One Light amenities rival the finest luxury apartment buildings in the country. Experience a reborn Downtown Kansas City with a diverse selection of local, regional and national restaurants, shops, concert venues, nightlife and lifestyle amenities just steps away. Additional features include direct access to Cosentino’s grocery store, expertly curated concierge services, fourth floor demonstration kitchen and club room with wrap-around balcony, fireside lounges and direct garage access. The sleek glass and steel high-rise building offers beautifully designed studio, one bedroom, two bedroom and penthouse apartment residences, all with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Kansas City skyline. Experience your view from the top on a private tour by contacting us at or visit for more information.  Your story begins here.

About Two Light Luxury Apartments

With its shimmering glass steel facade and distinctly sophisticated interiors, Two Light brings together the best in architecture design. An expertly curated collection of resort-inspired amenities offering quiet moments and live-out-loud good times, from indoors and out, to fireside and poolside, are all brought to life by unparalleled personalized concierge services. Uniquely positioned at the vibrant intersection of the Power and Light District and the Crossroads Arts District and imbued with artwork that celebrates the city’s past, Two Light offers residents a signature luxury living experience to call home. Spacious one-bedroom, two-bedroom and penthouse residences have been thoughtfully designed with floor-to-ceiling windows, chef-inspired kitchens, lofty 10-ft. ceilings, top-of-the-line appliances, luxury finishes and breathtaking views of downtown Kansas City. Experience the Art of Luxury. Contact or visit for more information.

About The Cordish Companies

The Cordish Companies’ origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately held, family ownership. During the past 10 decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in Real Estate Development, Gaming & Hospitality, Entertainment Management and International Urban Planning & Development. One of the largest and most respected developers in the world, The Cordish Companies has been awarded an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards forExcellence for public-private developments that are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. Prime examples are The Cordish Companies’ prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore’s world famous Inner Harbor; Philadelphia, PA; Atlantic City, NJ; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO. In addition, The Cordish Companies has developed and operates multiple highly acclaimed entertainment destinations throughout the United States which welcome over 55 million visitors per year and are the most visited destinations in their respective regions. 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).