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Project Video: West Chicago Recreation Center

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. (Oct. 10, 2014) — Leopardo Companies, Inc. recently completed the new 70,000-square-foot West Chicago Park District Athletics, Recreation and Community (ARC) Center. In this video, Park District Executive Director Gary Major provides an overview of the project and his experience working with Leopardo.

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Leopardo Completes 70,000-SF Recreation Center in West Chicago

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. (Sept. 9, 2014) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. recently completed the new 70,000-square-foot West Chicago Park District Athletics, Recreation and Community (ARC) Center. The new complex was revealed to the public at an opening celebration on Saturday, Sept. 6 that included a ribbon cutting ceremony. Former Chicago Bull Charles Oakley also hosted a Read more…

Leopardo Starts Four Municipal Construction Projects

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (Aug. 26, 2013) – Hoffman Estates, IL-based Leopardo, one of the nation’s largest contractors, recently started work on four suburban Chicago municipal construction projects. The projects are as follows: West Chicago Community Recreation Center: Ground was recently broken on a new $15.5 million, 70,000-square-foot recreation center at Reed-Keppler Park. The facility (pictured), which will Read more…

Hanover Park Police HQ

Leopardo Wins ENR Midwest Best Project of 2012 Award

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (Sept. 19, 2012) — The Hanover Park Police Headquarters, built by Leopardo, was recently awarded ENR Midwest Best Project of 2012 in the Government/Public Building category. Engineering News-Record (ENR) is the construction industry’s leading source of news and information. According to the magazine’s announcement, a panel of industry peers “selected winning projects on the Read more…

Hanover Park Police HQ

Leopardo Completes Hanover Park Police Headquarters

HANOVER PARK, Ill.  (Feb. 20, 2012) — Leopardo recently completed construction of the new $15 million, 63,000-square-foot police headquarters for the Village of Hanover Park, which hosted a public grand opening ceremony on Saturday, February 18. The state-of-the-art facility features: Detention facilities, including enclosed, secure two-bay sallyport, flexible detention block, detox holding room, interview rooms and juvenile Read more…

Leopardo Renovating Two Suburban Libraries

DARIEN and LAKE ZURICH, Ill. (Aug. 5, 2010) – Leopardo recently began renovation projects at two suburban libraries – Indian Prairie Public Library in Darien and Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich. The Indian Prairie Public Library project is a renovation of the 43,000-SF, two-story facility, located at the corner of Plainfield Rd. and Clarendon Read more…

Crain’s Chicago Business Highlights Leopardo’s Strength in the Marketplace via Video

CHICAGO AND HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (Aug. 4, 2010) — Crain’s Chicago Business today highlighted Leopardo’s strength in the marketplace, featuring Leopardo in Chicago Business Today, the publication’s daily news video. Watch the three-minute video below or click this link. According to Crain’s description of the video, “the latest forecast shows construction activity is slower than initially expected Read more…

Leopardo Completes New 23,000-SF Mount Prospect Fire Station #14

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (June 2, 2010) – Leopardo, a leader in construction, design-build and commercial real estate development, recently completed Mount Prospect’s new 23,000-square-foot fire station. The two-story facility, which is seeking LEED Gold certification, features greywater recycling, high efficiency heating and air conditioning systems, and a predominant use of natural daylight to reduce energy requirements. Read more…

Leopardo Wins Public Works Project of the Year

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (March 25, 2010) – The Village of Mount Prospect, SRBL Architects and Leopardo were awarded Project of the Year – in the projects under $5 million category – at today’s Best of the Best in Public Works awards luncheon of the American Public Works Association (APWA) Chicago Metro Chapter. The Project of the Read more…

Leopardo Building $24-Million, 73,000-SF Community Center in South Suburban Chicago

MATTESON, Ill. (March 24, 2010) – Leopardo recently began construction on the new 73,000-square-foot community center on a 19.3 acre site in Matteson, Ill. The $24-million facility will include an indoor competition pool, gymnasium, locker rooms, spa rooms, salon, pre-school, childcare rooms, youth dance studio, multi-purpose rooms, and meeting rooms.  Outdoors, the community center will feature Read more…