Leopardo SVP Selected as Distinguished Alumnus at ISU’s 2017 Homecoming Celebration

Leopardo Senior Vice President James McInerney was recently selected by his alma mater, Illinois State University, to appear as a distinguished alumnus for its 2017 homecoming celebration. Alumni who have demonstrated a high level of professional success are annually selected by the university’s alumni association to participate in the festivities. Throughout his career, Jim’s hard Read more…

Leopardo-built Y.O.U. Headquarters Project Honored with Evanston-based Design Award

The Leopardo-built Youth and Opportunity United, Inc. (Y.O.U.) headquarters and education center was awarded Excellence in Design for New Construction at the 2017 Design Evanston Awards. The annual event recognizes significant aesthetic and functional improvements to the community and was held on Thursday, November 2 at the Evanston Art Center. Y.O.U. is a non-profit youth Read more…

Leopardo Project Named One of Chicago’s Coolest Offices

Radio Flyer’s headquarters was named to Crain’s Chicago Business’ 2017 list of Coolest Offices. The phased interior and exterior renovation was recently completed by Leopardo. Out of 117 nominations, Radio Flyer was one of 15 offices selected to be honored as “an innovative, exciting workplace that is visually stunning and offers compelling reasons for employees Read more…

Leopardo Project Honored with ALA Design Award

Leopardo and architect Dewberry were honored by the Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) at its Design Awards Dinner at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace on Monday, October 2. Out of 106 projects, a panel of five judges selected 41 winners and named the recently-completed Glen Ellyn Police Department a Silver winner. The Village of Glen 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…

Leopardo Wins Fourth Safety Excellence Award Since 2012

 The Fox Valley Associated General Contractors (FVAGC) has recognized Leopardo’s outstanding safety record with its annual Safety Excellence Award in the 250,000 man hours and above category, the fourth time since 2012. The annual award is based on evaluation of Leopardo’s safety record against other contractors of similar size and type across the Fox Valley Read more…

Leopardo-built University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced Care Wins CISCO Project of the Year Award

Leopardo has been awarded a 2016 Project of the Year award from the Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO) in the suburban new construction over $20 million category for the University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced Care at Orland Park. The project includes a four-story multi-use building with 80 exam rooms, 26 infusion bays and Read more…

Leopardo Project Honored With Innovation Award  

Evanston (Oct. 19, 2016) – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Technology in Architectural Practice and Construction Contract Administration Knowledge Communities named the Youth & Opportunity United, Inc. (Y.O.U.) headquarters and education center at 1911 Church St. in Evanston as a 2016 TAP/CCA Innovation award recipient. The project is being recognized for its exemplary use of Read more…