In 1959, Mike and Marian Ilitch opened a small pizza shop in Garden City, Michigan named Little Caesars Pizza Treat. Through hard work, dedication and a commitment to their local communities, Little Caesars®has grown into the world’s third-largest* pizza chain, with stores in each of the 50 U.S. states and in 27 countries and territories. Named “Best Value in America” 14 years in a row, Little Caesars is committed to providing its loyal customers with exceptional value, quality and convenience.
Olympia Development of Michigan, an Ilitch company, is a real estate development firm dedicated to improving the lives of people who live, work, and play in Detroit and beyond. Through catalytic developments, innovative design and construction, and inclusive placemaking, Olympia Development continues to create jobs, increase tax base, and grow businesses in Detroit while steadily creating one of the world’s most dynamic sports and entertainment destinations, The District Detroit. The District Detroit unites world-class theatres, four professional sports teams and three multi-use sports facilities, including Comerica Park – home of the Detroit Tigers, and the state-of-the-art, award-winning Little Caesars Arena – home of the Detroit Red Wings, the Detroit Pistons and world-class entertainment and community events. The District Detroit also includes retail, residential, educational, and commercial office developments, such as the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University, the Detroit Center for Innovation, and the Little Caesars World Headquarters. Olympia Development’s restoration of Detroit’s historic icons, such as the Eddystone residences, is bringing much needed market-rate and affordable housing to the core of the city. The past and future economic impact of The District Detroit to the region and the state of Michigan is estimated to exceed $4 billion, driving job creation and entrepreneurship for the betterment of the greater community.
In a partnership spanning nearly half a century, Blue Line Distribution provides Little Caesars® with customized and strategic global supply chain solutions in an innovative, efficient and cost-effective manner – operating from multiple strategically placed distribution centers throughout the United States and Canada.
Formed in 1926, and a member of the Original Six, the Detroit Red Wings are the National Hockey League’s most storied American-based franchise. Steeped in a tradition of winning, and with some of the greatest players, coaches and executives in league history, the Red Wings have captured 11 Stanley Cup titles.
Ilitch Sports + Entertainment (IS+E) is reimagining the power and potential of providing world-class sports and entertainment experiences to fans, guests, and corporate partners. IS+E was formed as the shared business arm of the storied Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Olympia Parking, and The District Detroit, the region’s emerging epicenter of entertainment in the heart of the city. Ilitch Sports + Entertainment operates the award-winning Little Caesars Arena, Comerica Park, and the iconic Fox Theatre, all within a four-block radius in The District Detroit. It also maintains a joint venture interest in 313 Presents and provides facility management services for DTE Energy Music Theatre, Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, and the Meadowbrook Amphitheatre.
Detroit’s premier live entertainment company, 313 Presents is inspired by the soul of Detroit and promotes and produces concerts, theatrical productions, sporting events and family shows at six world-class venues across southeast Michigan including Little Caesars Arena, Fox Theatre, Comerica Park, DTE Energy Music Theatre, Meadow Brook Amphitheatre and Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre. Headquartered in The District Detroit, 313 Presents is a joint venture between Olympia Entertainment and Pistons Sports & Entertainment.