AboutLeopardo is one of the nation’s largest and most respected construction firms, building world-class facilities with innovative processes. We are considered “best in class” by our clients and peers, and the media consistently rank us among the top builders in the United States. Our reputation for outstanding customer service stems from our mission to passionately pursue construction excellence. Leopardo’s long-standing commitment to continuous improvement is coupled with a healthy obsession with quality. This approach transforms our operations and customer service, helping us become the construction provider of choice in all our specialized markets: healthcare, interiors, retail, hospitality, office, industrial, residential and municipal.
Founded in 1979 by James A. Leopardo, the firm has grown continuously and today employs more than 400 industry professionals and successfully completes over 400 projects annually. Since we first opened our doors, Leopardo has completed more than 75 million square feet and $6.5 billion in construction.
Our team of construction experts are among the best and brightest in the business and have the expertise to manage all types of construction projects. We carefully recruit and develop sophisticated construction leaders and solution providers who know how to exceed expectations. Our clients benefit from our innovative and proven methods, as well as our tool belt of demonstrated cost-management tactics. Our preconstruction process is arguably the best in the industry and we deliver estimates that are routinely recognized for being far more comprehensive than our competitors, which translates to additional cost saving solutions for our customers. Leopardo provides its clients with peace of mind and great value through an industry benchmark-setting safety program. As a testament to our outstanding safety record, Leopardo’s Experience Modification Rate is in the top 3 percent of all general contractors in the nation. Also, as a pioneer in the green construction movement, 30 percent of Leopardo’s office staff are LEED Accredited Professionals.
As one of the premier builders in the nation, Leopardo has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies and is the trusted builder for 40 hospitals. We have built multiple village halls, fire departments and police stations, including the Aurora Police Headquarters, which is among the nation’s largest public safety buildings. Additionally, Leopardo has completed projects for many of the world’s most recognized consumer brands like Apple, Canon, CVS/pharmacy, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Radio Flyer, Trader Joe’s and countless others. A small sample of our project experience is provided in our portfolio.