Leopardo Wins an Emerald Award from USGBC-Illinois

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.  (May 2, 2016) – The Illinois chapter of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has recognized Leopardo Companies, Inc. with an Emerald Award in the Intent to Matter: Outstanding Organization category. Leopardo’s long-standing dedication to green building and innovative efforts to shrink the footprint of construction-related effects on the environment includes a Read more…

Grant Thornton Named a ‘Best Place to Work’ in Chicago – Leopardo-built Offices Cited as Contributing Factor

CHICAGO (April 8, 2016) – Crain’s Chicago Business named Leopardo-client Grant Thornton to its 2016 list of Best Places to Work. Grant Thornton, the fifth largest accounting network in the world, recently completed a 140,000-square-foot renovation at its Chicago-based North American headquarters. Crain’s attributes the office renovation, built by Leopardo and designed by architecture firm VOA, as Read more…

Leopardo Breaks Ground on New Youth & Opportunity United, Inc. (Y.O.U.) Headquarters

EVANSTON, Ill. (March 28, 2016) – Leopardo Companies, Inc., one of the nation’s largest contractors, broke ground on the new Youth & Opportunity United, Inc. (Y.O.U.) headquarters and education center at 1911 Church St. in Evanston. Y.O.U. is a non-profit youth development agency offering after-school programs, mentoring, as well as parental engagement and counseling services Read more…

Leopardo Completes 50,000-SF Renovation for FM Global

PARK RIDGE, Ill. (March 16, 2016) – Leopardo Companies, Inc., one of the nation’s largest contractors, recently completed a 50,000-square-foot office renovation for FM Global, a worldwide mutual insurance provider. The 2-story project began with a full demolition of the existing space. The renovation included six new conference rooms with video conferencing technology and a Read more…

Leopardo and Sterling Bay Win Cosmetic Redevelopment of the Year

CHICAGO (March 11, 2016) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. was awarded Cosmetic Redevelopment of the Year last night at the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s 28th Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards, an event that is considered the Academy Awards of the industry. Nearly 2,000 of Chicago’s top commercial real estate professionals gathered at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Read more…

Leopardo Releases 2016 Construction Economics Report

CHICAGO (March 1, 2016) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. has released its 2016 Construction Economics Report and Outlook, an essential guide to help business leaders, healthcare administrators and government decision-makers understand the factors that impact construction costs. This year’s report shows that 2015 was a turning point for commercial real estate construction, as spending reached the highest Read more…

Leopardo Wins Project of the Year for The Evergreen

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (Feb. 17, 2016) – The Fox Valley Associated General Contractors (FVAGC) honored Leopardo Companies, Inc. with the 2016 Project of the Year Award for The Evergreen at Covenant Village of Northbrook in the new construction project over $3 million category. Serving as general contractor, Leopardo worked in collaboration with PFB Architects to Read more…