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Leopardo is a recognized leader in construction, design-build and commercial real estate development with the resources to build world-class projects across practically every major sector. We regularly work as general contractor, construction manager, design-builder and development partner, providing a full range of services. We also have 24/7/365 access to our own reliable in-house team of tradespeople.

Founded in 1979 by James A. Leopardo, the firm has grown continuously and today employs over 300 industry professionals. We successfully complete 300 to 400 projects annually and, since 1979, have completed more than 50 million square feet and $5 billion in construction.

One of our greatest strengths is our market diversity. Our team of construction experts have the expertise to manage all types of construction projects: healthcare, retail, office, industrial, interiors, education, municipal, federal, multifamily, high-rise, aviation, etc. Our people are among the best and brightest in the business. We carefully recruit and develop sophisticated construction leaders and solution providers who know how to exceed our clients’ 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.

For more than three decades, Leopardo has been recognized by its peers, clients and the media for consistently performing at the very top of the industry. We have won practically every award the industry has to offer and routinely rank among the area’s and nation’s top contractors. 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% of all general contractors in the nation. 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 firms 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 such as Apple, Borders, Canon, CVS/pharmacy, Dominick’s, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Radio Flyer, Trader Joe’s, and countless others. A small sample of our clients is provided on this page.