Leopardo Breaks Ground on New 151,000-SF, 8-Story Ultra-Luxury Apartment Building

Leopardo has broken ground on 61 Banks Street, a new 151,000-square-foot, eight-story ultra-luxury apartment building at 61 E. Banks St. on Lake Michigan in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. The project will fill one of the last remaining undeveloped sites along the downtown lakefront. The site, currently occupied by a parking lot, will feature 58 two-and-three-bedroom units Read more…

Leopardo Completes 24-story Luxury Condo in Chicago’s Gold Coast

CHICAGO (August 2, 2016) — Leopardo Companies, Inc. has completed work on the 201,700-square-foot, 24-story luxury condominium tower known as 4 East Elm. The 35-unit building at the northeast corner of State and Elm streets features half and full-floor condominiums ranging from just under 3,100 square feet to 3,515 square feet. Amenities include 10-foot finished Read more…

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Leopardo Completes New 113,000-SF Northbrook Independent Living Facility for Seniors

NORTHBROOK, Ill. (Dec. 22, 2014) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. recently completed The Evergreen, a new 113,000-square-foot residential apartment complex. The three-story independent living facility for seniors is part of the 55-acre Covenant Village of Northbrook campus, a Covenant Retirement Community. Serving as general contractor, Leopardo worked in collaboration with PFB Architects to complete the 56-unit Read more…

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Leopardo and Convexity Properties Break Ground on Gold Coast’s First New Condo High-rise in Seven Years

CHICAGO (Sept. 17, 2014) — Chicago-based Convexity Properties has broke ground for 4 East Elm, the first new condominium high-rise to begin construction on Chicago’s North Side in five years and the first in the Gold Coast since 2007. The development offers 35 half- and full-floor condominiums ranging in price from $2.2 million to $7.2 million. Sales began Read more…

Leopardo Breaks Ground on $30 Million Covenant Village Residential Building

NORTHBROOK, Ill. (July 18, 2013) — As seen in today’s Chicago Tribune, Leopardo and Covenant Village of Northbrook broke ground yesterday for The Evergreen, a new $30 million residential building on the continuing care retirement community’s 55-acre campus on Techny Road, Northbrook. The 114,000-square-foot, three-story building will have 56 apartments for independent residential retirement living. Each Read more…

Leopardo Wins 2011 Good Neighbor Award

CHICAGO (May 19, 2011) — Last night, Leopardo and @properties were awarded the 2011 Good Neighbor Award for Mixed-Use Renovation by the Chicago Association of Realtors. The award recognizes Leopardo’s residential and retail renovation work at 6 N. Michigan Avenue based on the criteria of architectural significance, distinctive characteristics, quality construction and craftsmanship, restoration and Read more…

Leopardo Completes 10-Story, 275,000-SF Student Housing Conversion Project

CHICAGO (Oct. 4, 2010) – Leopardo recently completed Tailor Lofts, a 10-story, 275,000-square-foot student residence, a development by Atlanta-based Place Properties in conjunction with Chicago-based Blue Vista Capital, which provides student housing for multiple nearby colleges and universities. Located at 315 S. Peoria, the building features 135 student apartments containing 441 bedrooms. Each apartment is Read more…

Leopardo Completes Student Housing Conversion Project, Starts Another

CHICAGO (Aug. 26, 2008) – Leopardo, one of the nation’s premier construction companies and a recognized leader in sustainable building practices, completed one student housing conversion this summer and is starting another. Combined, the two student housing projects total 365,000 square feet, 312 student apartments and 792 bedrooms. Fornelli Hall At the historic Pittsfield Building on Read more…

Leopardo Profiled on Cover of Illinois Real Estate Journal

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (Jan. 30, 2008) – Leopardo Construction was featured in a company profile on the cover of the January 2008 issue of Illinois Real Estate Journal. The article, which discusses our history, success, employees, clients and growth, was the longest feature story written by the monthly trade magazine in eight years. To article, which Read more…

Leopardo President Named One of Midwest’s Forty Over 40

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (Jan. 28, 2008) – Leopardo President Richard (Rick) Mattioda was honored in the December 2007 issue of Midwest Real Estate News as one of the Midwest’s top commercial real estate executives. “What this list represents is a one-stop shop for the best the professional world has to offer, including the fields of development, property Read more…