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Leopardo Project Honored With Innovation Award  

Evanston (Oct. 19, 2016) – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Technology in Architectural Practice and Construction Contract Administration Knowledge Communities named the Youth & Opportunity United, Inc. (Y.O.U.) headquarters and education center at 1911 Church St. in Evanston as a 2016 TAP/CCA Innovation award recipient. The project is being recognized for its exemplary use of Read more…

Leopardo Project Named One of Chicago’s Coolest Offices

CHICAGO (Oct. 18, 2016) – The Leopardo-built office of Mosaic, a marketing firm located in the West Loop, has been named one of Chicago’s coolest offices by Crain’s Chicago Business. “The Fulton Market space that houses this experiential marketing agency was once a mazelike Chicago school building,” reports Crain’s. “Toronto design firm Johnson Chou transformed the massive five-floor, 43,000-square-foot Read more…

Leopardo Completes New Mariano’s-anchored Retail Development in Lakeview

CHICAGO (Sept. 29, 2016) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. completed a new 265,000-square-foot commercial development anchored by Mariano’s Fresh Market at 3030 N. Broadway in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. The project occupies the site of a former Dominick’s, which sat vacant for nearly a decade before Leopardo broke ground in 2015. The site includes a 5-story building Read more…

Leopardo CEO Among 2016 Who’s Who in Chicago

CHICAGO (Sept. 6, 2016) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. CEO James Leopardo was included on the 2016 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, Read more…

Leopardo Completes Renovation of Glen Oak Country Club

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (July 12, 2016) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. has completed the renovation of Glen Oak Country Club, a private 18-hole golf course in Glen Ellyn. Established in 1911, the club recently initiated a master plan to update their decades-old facilities with the goal of enhancing member experience. Glen Oak’s existing swimming space, originally constructed Read more…

Arica Finney Joins Leopardo Companies as Business Development Manager of Leopardo Energy

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (July 7, 2016) – Leopardo Companies, Inc., one of the nation’s largest contractors, announced that Arica Finney has joined the company as business development manager. Specifically, she is tasked with expanding the overall business of Leopardo Energy, the energy optimization arm of Leopardo Companies. Leveraging traditional and non-traditional energy conservation measures, Leopardo Read more…

Leopardo Wins National Safety Award

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (May 10, 2016) – The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America has recognized Leopardo’s outstanding safety record with a National AGC Safety Award (NASA) in the 50,000 work hours and over category. “NASA compares a member’s safety record with other AGC members according to the member size and construction type,” writes the Read more…