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Leopardo Celebrates 40 Years in Business

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (Jan. 24, 2017) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Founded in 1977 by James A. Leopardo, the entrepreneurial construction company has grown continuously and today employs more than 400 professionals. Since its founding, Leopardo has completed over 75 million square feet and $6.5 billion in construction. “Sure we’re a much larger company Read more…

Leopardo Completes 108,000-SF Ambulatory Healthcare Facility for University of Chicago Medicine

ORLAND PARK, Ill. (Dec. 14, 2016) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. recently completed the University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced Care at Orland Park. Located at 143rd Street and LaGrange Road, the 108,000-square-foot ambulatory healthcare facility is currently the University of Chicago Medicine’s largest off-campus location. The center and its services are helping meet the growing Read more…

Leopardo Announces 2016 Charitable Contributions

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (DEC. 1, 2016) – Leopardo Companies is pleased to announce that contributions made through the Leopardo Charitable Foundation reached more than $289,000 in 2016. 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 Read more…

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…