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Leopardo Promotes 6 Employees as the Company’s Interior Market Continues to Thrive

Leopardo Companies, one of the nation’s most-respected construction firms, announced several recent promotions within 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. The Chicago office has successfully completed thousands of interior projects, including recent work for Grubhub, Grant Thornton, Read more…

Leopardo Completes 43,000-SF Radio Flyer Renovation

Leopardo recently completed a 43,000-square-foot phased interior and exterior renovation at Radio Flyer’s headquarters on Chicago’s west side. The maker of the iconic little red wagon is celebrating 100 years in 2017 and set out to upgrade its facilities in an effort to maintain the fun and lively work environment that has helped earn the company Read more…

Leopardo Completes 60,000-SF Build-out and Interior Renovation for Houlihan Lokey

Leopardo recently completed a 60,000-square-foot build-out and interior renovation at the Chicago office of global investment banking firm Houlihan Lokey. The renovation, completed over an accelerated 16-week schedule across two floors in the 111 South Wacker building in Chicago’s Loop neighborhood, included a conference center with board rooms, catering kitchen and showers. Leopardo also completed Read more…

Leopardo Releases 2017 Construction Economics Report

Leopardo has released its 2017 Construction Economics Report and Outlook, an in-depth analysis of factors that impact development, renovation and build-out costs in commercial facilities, including the office, industrial/manufacturing, retail, multifamily, healthcare and lodging sectors. Nationally, year-over-year construction spending increased by 4.2 percent in December 2016, as total volume reached an estimated $1.182 trillion. The 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 Completes New Youth & Opportunity United, Inc. (Y.O.U.) Headquarters

Leopardo has completed the new Youth & Opportunity United, Inc. (Y.O.U.) headquarters and education center at 1911 Church St. in Evanston. The 12,871-square-foot headquarters features first-floor transformative learning spaces, counseling offices, a makerspace for science, technology, engineering, arts and math programs, a teaching garden and demonstration kitchen for nutrition and cooking programs, as well as Read more…

Leopardo Completes 65,000-SF Build-out and Interior Renovation for Trustwave

Leopardo recently completed a 65,000-square-foot build-out and renovation at the world headquarters of Trustwave Holdings, the leading provider of on-demand data security and payment card industry compliance management solutions. The multiphase renovation at 70 W. Madison St. encompassed three floors, two of which were an expansion, and included a full demolition of the existing space. Read more…

Leopardo Completes 35,000-SF Build-out for STATS

Leopardo recently completed a 35,000-square-foot build-out for STATS. Following a year of growth and strategic acquisitions, the world’s leading sports data and technology company moved its headquarters from the Chicago suburbs to a new Loop location at 203 N. LaSalle St. The build-out included the addition of a 1,500-square-foot private balcony, collaboration rooms throughout, a 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…