Leopardo Completes UChicago Medicine’s New 30,000-SF Adult Emergency Department

Leopardo has completed a 30,000-square-foot build-out and expansion of the adult emergency department at University of Chicago Medicine’s Hyde Park campus at Maryland Avenue and 57th Street. The project is part of UChicago Medicine’s Get CARE plan, which aims to dramatically increase access to emergency, trauma and specialty care within Chicago’s South and Southwest Side neighborhoods. Read more…

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 Breaks Ground on its Future Chicago Office Location at 210 N. Carpenter

Leopardo has broken ground on the new 243,000-square-foot, 12-story boutique office building at 210 N. Carpenter in the heart of Chicago’s Fulton Market District. 210 N. Carpenter will feature a rooftop lap pool, tenant lounge and gaming area, full-service fitness center and locker rooms, a programmed yoga room, conference facilities, on-site parking, first floor retail 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 Completes 290,000-SF Office Project in Chicago’s Fulton Market

Leopardo has completed the 290,000-square-foot, nine-story office project known as Fulton West, located in Chicago’s thriving Futon Market neighborhood at 1330 W. Fulton Street. The modern office features balconies, a private roof deck with vegetated surfaces, seating areas, fire pit and outdoor grilling amenities, as well as an open-air and fully-secured post-tensioned parking garage with Read more…

Leopardo CEO Among Crain’s 2017 Who’s Who in Chicago

Leopardo Companies, Inc. CEO James Leopardo was included on the 2017 Who’s Who in Chicago list released annually by Crain’s Chicago Business. The directory compiles the city’s top “movers and shakers.” Leopardo joins Fortune 500 CEOs, philanthropists, politicians and more on this year’s list. Leopardo founded the construction firm in 1977. Under his leadership, the company has Read more…

Leopardo Completes New 30,000-SF Glen Ellyn Police Department

Leopardo completed a new 30,000-square-foot police station for the Glen Ellyn Police Department. An official ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday, July 17. The new station replaced an undersized and outdated space previously shared with the village hall that was housed in a former junior high school originally built in 1928. The police department Read more…

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…