The St. James Celebrates the Grand Opening of its First Facility
  • Cain International’s partnership to develop The St. James, a new group of world-class sports, wellness and active entertainment complexes, reached a milestone on September 15 with the opening of its first location in Springfield, Virginia.
  • The St. James is part of Cain International strategy develop property and support business partners that create value by recognizing the needs of today’s consumers.

New York, NY –– September 15, 2018 – Cain International today celebrated the grand opening of The St. James in Springfield, Virginia. The St. James is a sports, wellness, and active entertainment complex that will serve the greater Washington DC region. The grand opening drew more than 7,000 people to the 20-acre campus with activities and experiences for all ages.

The 450,000 sq. ft. complex offers a comprehensive combination of sports and wellness venues, programming and services, lifestyle, hospitality and active entertainment. The St. James’ co-founders Kendrick Ashton and Craig Dixon were joined by local leaders, renowned athletes, mascots, residents and family members for the opening festivities.

“The St. James is a truly unique business and we are thrilled to be a part of this momentous occasion,” said Jonathan Goldstein, CEO of Cain International. “We share a vision with Craig and Kendrick to build a premium, national active lifestyle brand, and the grand opening of this complex is an exciting first step for The St. James and for Cain International.”

With the support of Cain International, The St. James has announced its second location in the northern suburbs of Chicago scheduled to open in early 2021 and is working to bring The St. James to additional markets around the country.


About The St. James

The St. James, the premier sports, wellness and active entertainment destination brand in the country, with a mission to maximize human potential by designing, developing and operating sports, wellness and active entertainment destinations, programs and events that engage, inspire and empower people to pursue their passions and be their best at play, at work and in life.  The St. James aims to serve as the center of the universe in every community where it is located, featuring best-in-class facilities, programming, instruction, training and active fun in an environment that will engage, inspire and delight everyone who comes through our doors.  The complexes offer the most comprehensive combination of sports and wellness venues and programming, lifestyle amenities and family centered active entertainment in the country.  For more information, please visit thestjames.co.

About Cain International

Cain International is a diversified real estate company investing in both debt and equity opportunities in the UK, US and mainland Europe. Led by CEO Jonathan Goldstein, the company has invested over $3 billion across a wide-ranging portfolio, including $2.3bn of debt financing and $800 million of equity across 1.8m square feet of office and retail space, 7,000 residential units and 7,000 hotel keys. A portfolio company of Eldridge Industries, Cain International identifies unique opportunities with strong partners and works to create value by delivering 21st century services and amenities to meet and exceed the expectations of consumers, tenants and residents.

The portfolio of investments, joint ventures and developments in marquee properties include the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills and the Beverly Hilton; The St. James, first-class sports, wellness, and active entertainment centers expanding across the US; The Stage, a 2.3 acre mixed-use development built around the excavated remains of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre in London; the boutique Six Senses residences and spa in Courchevel, France.  These properties and projects are complimented by a debt portfolio including a £450 million loan for the development of 1 & 5 Bank Street, a 715,000 SF high-quality office space in London; and a £390 million loan for One and Two Southbank Place, a two office tower development constructed by Canary Wharf and Qatari Diar which includes the new headquarters for Shell International’s downstream business unit.

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