Leopardo Companies, Inc. was awarded the 2014 Pride in Construction Award from the Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO). Leopardo received honors in the New Construction Suburbs (above $20M) category for the new Universal Technical Institute, a state-of-the-art campus in Lisle. Nearly 230 guests gathered at this year’s event held in Schaumburg on February 13.
Leopardo redeveloped 20 acres and built the 180,000-square-foot campus, which features 22 shop and auto laboratories, classrooms, administrative space, as well as a student resource center, store, and lounge spread throughout three buildings. The Midwest campus serves 1,500 students and 200 staff members.
In addition to the CISCO award, Leopardo has recently received multiple prestigious honors from its peers, clients and the media, including:
>> 2014 Top 100 Green Contractors (Engineering News-Record) >> 2014 Award for Business Excellence (Daily Herald Business Ledger) >> 2014 Top 400 Contractors in America (Engineering News-Record) >> 2014 Chicago’s Largest Contractors (Crain’s Chicago Business) >> 2014 Top Illinois Contractors (Midwest Construction Magazine) >> 2014 Top Contractors (Illinois Real Estate Journal) >> 2014 Best of the Best – Top Construction Companies (Midwest Real Estate News) >> 2014 Educational Facility Award (AIA Committee on Architecture for Education) – University of Chicago Child Care Development Center