SOURCE: Leopardo-Wisconsin


September 05, 2012 11:07 ET

Leopardo Starts Construction of New Tazinos® at the City Center at 735 N. Water Street

Location Is Franchise's First in Downtown Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwire - Sep 5, 2012) - Leopardo-Wisconsin began construction work on the new downtown Milwaukee Tazinos® Pizza and Salad Bistro. Leopardo is serving as general contractor with JFrench and Associates as architect.

Located on the first floor of the City Center at 735 N. Water St., the 4,000-square-foot restaurant will feature indoor and outdoor seating for 173 patrons along the city's Riverwalk. 

"We are thrilled that construction of our new Tazinos location is well underway," said Jim Purcell, Tazinos®, Inc. president and CEO. "We receive feedback daily about the ever-increasing buzz relative to our pending opening, and we are equally excited to become part of the fabric of Milwaukee's vibrant and active downtown community." Purcell said that more news regarding additional Tazinos® locations will be released, "very soon."

Construction began the last week of August and the project is scheduled for completion in October. This is the initial phase of Tazinos® multi-phase expansion plans. Tazinos® currently owns and operates restaurants in Menomonee Falls, Oak Creek and Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. 

About Leopardo-Wisconsin, LLC

Leopardo is one of the nation's 400 largest contractors, according to a 2012 ranking by Engineering News-Record magazine. Leopardo's Milwaukee office, operating as Leopardo-Wisconsin, LLC, opened in July 2012. It leverages the 20-year relationship between Leopardo Companies and the three principles of Siegel-Gallagher Construction -- Patrick Gallagher, David Behnke and Jeff Scheidt -- to bring greater resources, capabilities and building experience to southeastern Wisconsin. To learn more about Leopardo, visit

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