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Industry Awards + Recognition

2017 Project of the Year – Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.  (Association of Subcontractors and Affiliates)

2017 Top 200 Contractors in America (ENR)

Safety Award – 250,000 man-hours and above category (Fox Valley AGC)

2017 Above and Beyond Volunteer Award (Illinois Fire and Safety Alliance)

2016 Project of the Year – University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced Care (CISCO)

2016 National Safety Award  – 50,000 work hours and over category (AGC)

2016 Emerald Award – Intent to Matter: Outstanding Organization (USGBC-Illinois)

2016 Cosmetic Redevelopment of the Year – 121 W. Wacker (Greater Chicago Food Depository)

2016 Project of the Year – The Evergreen at Covenant Village of Northbrook (Fox Valley AGC)

2016 Top 100 Green Contractors (ENR)

2016 Top 60 Green Contractors in America (Building Design+Construction Magazine)

2016 Top 100 Contractors in America (Building Design+Construction Magazine)

2016 Chicago’s Largest Contractors (Crain’s Chicago Business)

2015 Project of the Year – West Chicago Park District ARC Center (Fox Valley AGC)

2015 Safety Award – 250,000 man-hours and above category (Fox Valley AGC)

2015 General Contractor of the Year (Federation of Women Contractors)

2015 Top Illinois Contractors (Midwest Construction Magazine)

2015 Top Contractors (Illinois Real Estate Journal)

2015 Best of the Best – Top Construction Companies (Midwest Real Estate News)

2015 Emerald Green Building Innovation Award – University of Chicago Child Development Center (USGBC-IL)

2014 Project of the Year Universal Technical Institute (CISCO)

2014 Award for Business Excellence (Daily Herald Business Ledger)

2014 Educational Facility Award – University of Chicago Child Development Center (AIA/CAE)

2013 Project of the Year – DuPage Medical Group, Lisle Medical Office Building (Fox Valley AGC)

2013 Office Development of the Year – Big Ten Conference Headquarters (NAIOP)

2013 Build-to-Suit Project of the Year – Big Ten Conference Headquarters (Greater Chicago Food Depository)

2013 Chicago Citation of Merit Manifest Digital (AIA)

2013 Award for Excellence in Design – Hanover Park Police Headquarters (AIA Northeast Illinois)

2013 Preservation Excellence Award – Walgreens Bucktown (Commission on Chicago Landmarks)

2013 Preservation Excellence Award – Sullivan Center (Commission on Chicago Landmarks)

2013 Safety Award – 250,000 man-hours and above category (Fox Valley AGC)

2012 Redevelopment of the Year – Hillshire Brands Headquarters (Greater Chicago Food Depository)

2012 Office Development of the Year Hillshire Brands Headquarters (NAIOP)

2012 Safety Award – 250,000 man-hours and above category (Fox Valley AGC)

2012 Project of the Year – Hanover Park Police Headquarters (APA)

2012 Midwest Best Government/Public Building Project – Hanover Park Police Headquarters (ENR)

2012 Interior Contractor of the Year (Greater Chicago Food Depository)

2012 Chicago’s Outstanding Superintendent – Tony Neumann (ASA)

2012 ALA Silver Design Award – Thermos Headquarters(ALA)

2012 ALA Silver Design Award – Hanover Park Police Headquarters (ALA)

2011 Restoration Project of the Year  – Sullivan Center (Landmarks Illinois)

2011 Public Works Project of the Year – Aurora Police Headquarters and Branch Court Facility (APWA)

2010 Communitas Leadership Award (AMCP)

2010 Contractor of the Year (HHACIA)

2010 Project of the Year – University of Chicago Children’s Specialty Care Clinic (HACIA) 

2010 Top 20 Healthcare Contractors in the U.S. (Modern Healthcare Magazine)

2009 Build-to-Suit Project of the Year – Aurora Police Headquarters and Branch Court Facility (Greater Chicago Food Depository)

2009 Interior Contractor of the Year (Greater Chicago Food Depository)

2009 Project of the Year – Mount Prospect Emergency Operations Center (APWA)

2009 Project of the Year – Aurora Police Headquarters and Branch Court Facility (CISCO)

2009 Award for Business Excellence (Daily Herald Business Ledger)

2009 Top Charleston Area General Contractors (Charleston Regional Business Journal)

2008-2009 Outstanding Project – Ronald McDonald House (ASA)

2008 Interior Contractor of the Year (Greater Chicago Food Depository)

2008 Award for Design for the General Aviation FacilityLogan International Airport (Boston Society of Architects)

2008 Design Excellence Awards  – Leo Burnett and Abelson Taylor (AIA)

2006 Torch Award (Better Business Bureau)

2006 Contractor of the Year (Coalition for United Community Action)

2006 Award for Preservation Excellence – 35 E.Wacker (Commission on Chicago Landmarks)

2006 Small Project of the Year Award – I-CAR World Headquarters (Midwest Construction Magazine)

2006  Design Award for “Best in Class” – I-CAR World Headquarters (PCI)

2004 Interior Contractor of the Year (Greater Chicago Food Depository)

2003 Interior Contractor of the Year (Greater Chicago Food Depository)

BAGC Safety Recognition Award
Our continued commitment to safety has earned Leopardo a “Top 5” ranking in the Chicago area for the 250,000-man hour’s category since 2003

BAGC Safety Excellence Award
Awarded by the Builders Association of Greater Chicago for achieving a “Best of Class” safety performance rate in the 250,000 man-hour category

Construction Commendation for Safety Excellence
Awarded by the Associated General Contractors of America for outstanding safety

Construction / Real Estate Entrepreneur of the Year
Jim Leopardo was honored with the prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Construction / Real Estate classification by Ernst &Young, Inc. Magazine and Merrill Lynch / Stein & Co.

Retail Renovation of the Year & Retail Development of the Year
Midwest Construction Magazine & NAIOP – Century Shopping Center