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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…

Leopardo Completes New 134,000-SF Hall High School

SPRING VALLEY, Ill. (Oct. 6, 2015) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. has completed the new 134,000-square-foot Hall High School in Spring Valley. The $32 million, 3-story school, which replaces a 100-year-old facility, includes a main academic building, athletic complex and performing arts center. The new academic center includes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classrooms, along Read more…

Leopardo Breaks Ground on 108,000-SF Ambulatory Health Care Facility for University of Chicago Medicine

ORLAND PARK, Ill (Oct. 1, 2015) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. broke ground Tuesday on the new University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced Care at Orland Park. Located at 143rd Street and LaGrange Road in Orland Park, the 108,000-square-foot ambulatory health care facility will be the University of Chicago Medicine’s largest off-campus location when it Read more…

Leopardo CEO Among the Who’s Who in Chicago

CHICAGO (Sept. 9, 2015) – Leopardo Companies, Inc. CEO James Leopardo was included on the 2015 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. Read more…