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Robert Weber Joins Leopardo Companies as Project Executive

Leopardo Companies announced that Robert Weber has joined the company as project executive within Leopardo’s tenant interiors market, which is responsible for build-outs, renovations and restorations of commercial space across all sectors. He brings to Leopardo more than 25 years of construction industry experience. Prior to joining Leopardo, Weber spent more than two decades at Read more…

Will Sutila Joins Leopardo Companies as Strategic Accounts Manager

Leopardo announced that Will Sutila has joined the company as strategic accounts manager. He is tasked with expanding Leopardo’s overall construction business with a focus on its Chicago office, which houses the company’s tenant interiors market and is responsible for build-outs, renovations and restorations of commercial space across all sectors. Sutila brings to Leopardo 14 Read more…

Leopardo Announces Seven Recent Promotions As Company Grows

Leopardo Companies, one of the nation’s most-respected construction firms, announced seven recent promotions in its Hoffman Estates-based headquarters. The employees were promoted for their significant contributions to Leopardo’s success over the past several years, and to better meet evolving client needs. Those promoted were: Pierre Cowart, LEED AP – Executive Vice President Cowart is a Read more…

Leopardo CEO Wins Distinguished Alumni Award from Western Illinois University

Leopardo Companies, Inc. CEO James Leopardo has been named a 2017 Distinguished Alumni by his alma mater Western Illinois University. “The Distinguished Alumni Award, given since 1973, recognizes alumni who have brought credit to the university and themselves through exceptional professional accomplishments, meritorious service to ensure the continued excellence of WIU and through service to Read more…

U.S. Construction Spending Grew to $1.82T in 2016

Leopardo’s 2017 Construction Economics Report and Outlook is an essential guide to help business leaders, healthcare administrators and government decision-makers understand the factors that impact construction costs. This year’s report showed that nationally, year-over-year construction spending increased by 4.2 percent in December 2016, as total volume reached an estimated $1.182 trillion. The pace of growth, however, was Read more…

How Modern Offices are Making Us Healthier

“Air, light, water, nourishment, comfort, fitness and mind are the tent poles of wellness, and smart developers are approaching each principle earnestly,” writes Bisnow. “To ensure employees’ comfort, for instance, companies are providing ergonomic furniture, standing desks and sound insulation. To care for employees’ mental well-being, some companies are providing wellness libraries, and surveys to Read more…

Who Builds Your Architecture?

“Who Builds Your Architecture?, or WBYA, is a collective of architects, activists, and scholars who are studying the systems and networks required to construct contemporary buildings like Hamad International Airport, writes Fast Co. Design. “WBYA’s priorities include bringing awareness to issues surrounding fair compensation, safe working environments, and worker housing. It aims to inspire students–an emerging generation Read more…