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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…

Leopardo Employee Named to ENR Midwest’s Top 20 Under 40 List

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (Jan. 28, 2016) — Dan Klancnik, director of project solutions at Leopardo Companies, Inc., was recently named to the Top 20 Under 40 class of 2016 by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest magazine, the regional edition of the national weekly news magazine for construction and engineering professionals. At Leopardo, one of the nation’s Read more…

Jessica Sherwood Joins Leopardo Companies as Strategic Accounts Manager

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (Jan. 11, 2016) – Leopardo Companies, Inc., one of the nation’s largest contractors, announced that Jessica Sherwood has joined the company as strategic accounts manager. She is tasked with expanding Leopardo’s overall construction business with a focus on its institutional business unit, which includes the healthcare and senior housing markets. Sherwood brings Read more…

Leopardo Hires Dan Klancnik, BIM and VDC Expert, as Director of Project Solutions

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (Jan. 18, 2016) – Leopardo Companies, Inc., one of the nation’s largest contractors, announced that Dan Klancnik joined the company as director of project solutions. He will play a leading role in strengthening the integration of construction technology into Leopardo’s culture. Dan brings nearly 20 years of experience in construction and architecture, with Read more…

Leopardo Completes Addition and Renovation of Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel

ROSEMONT, Ill. (Dec. 7, 2015) – Leopardo Companies, Inc., one of the nation’s largest contractors, recently completed tandem projects at Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel on River Road in Rosemont. The projects included a 3,000-square-foot port cochere addition at the entrance and a 5,000-square-foot renovation of the hotel’s lobby and first-floor common areas. Lobby upgrades included Read more…

Leopardo Project Named One of Chicago’s Coolest Offices

CHICAGO (Oct. 23, 2015) – The Leopardo-built corporate headquarters of Vivid Seats, a Chicago-based event ticketing service, has been named one of Chicago’s coolest offices by Crain’s Chicago Business. The 31,000-square-foot headquarters features dynamic lighting, large graphics and reclaimed stadium materials that aim to bring the energy of live entertainment into the office. The floor Read more…