Leopardo Completes New Headquarters for REX

Leopardo recently completed a 25,000-square-foot build-out of the new corporate headquarters of REX Electric and Technologies. The new state-of-the-art facility is located at 1333 Butterfield Rd. in Downers Grove. Based in the Chicago area since its founding in 1921, REX is a leading provider of electric and technology services, working with general contractors and building Read more…

Leopardo Breaks Ground on New 82,050-SF, 6-Story Library and Affordable Housing Structure

Leopardo recently broke ground on the new Independence Branch Library. This 82,050-square-foot, six-story mixed-use project uniquely features both a library and affordable living apartments at 4022 N. Elston on Chicago’s Northwest side. After more than 130 years, Independence Branch Library will finally have a building to call its own. The 16,000-square-foot, two-story library will feature Read more…

Leopardo Completes New 85,000-SF Will County Public Safety Complex

Leopardo recently completed construction on a new 85,000-square-foot Will County Public Safety Complex at 16911 W. Laraway Rd. in Joliet, doing so six weeks ahead of schedule. The two-story complex is comprised of a 66,000-square-foot sheriff’s department, 6,500-square-foot emergency telephone system board (ETSB) and the 12,500-square-foot dispatch center. Built in 1973, the original Will County Read more…

Leopardo Completes 30,176-SF Build-out for Intersport

Leopardo completed a 30,176-square-foot build-out for Intersport, a leading provider of sports and entertainment-based marketing after they relocated to 303 E. Wacker Dr. in Chicago’s Loop. Intersport was seeking a vibrant new space to not only serve as its headquarters, but also help recruit and retain talent. Leopardo built out the 22nd floor of a Read more…

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 Announces 2017 Charitable Contributions

Leopardo is pleased to announce that contributions made through the Leopardo Charitable Foundation reached more than $315,000 in 2017. The Leopardo Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to the core values of kindness, goodwill, compassion and benevolence. Every year the foundation aids dozens of deserving charities that promote education, health, technology and wellness. Since Read more…

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…