Georgia Tech Task Orders and Laboratory Renovations

Leapley is a preferred construction partner of the Georgia Institute Technology and a corporate sponsor of the Georgia Tech Start to Build Program. The company’s task order contract includes a wide range of demolition and renovation projects, including laboratories, classrooms, offices, breakrooms, and lobbies.

Leapley has built multiple projects on the Georgia Tech campus to support learning and advancements in research, including the following laboratories and campus spaces:

  • Bunger-McDowell Lab
  • CDE Power Lab
  • Ceismic
  • Center for Distributed Energy Power Lab
  • Crosland Library Dean’s Office
  • El Sayed Lab
  • Gilbert Library
  • Global Learning Center
  • Howey Physics Building
  • Howey Physics Emeritus
  • Howey Physics Sponberg
  • Hu Lab
  • Linsey’s Office
  • Love Manufacturing Building Lab 138
  • Love Manufacturing Building Labs 220 and 221
  • MARC Fire Alarm Upgrades
  • Mass Spectrometer
  • Mourigal Laboratory Renovation
  • MRDC Invention Studio
  • MRI Upgrade
  • Materials Science and Engineering (MS&E) Brettman and Liu Labs
  • MS&E Dr. Emelianov Lab
  • MS&E Gutekunst Lab
  • MS&E La Pierre Lab
  • Police Department
  • Silva Lab Renovation
  • Specialty Gas Lab
  • Stamps Building
  • Student Center Allergy Clinic
  • Yunker Lab

Many of these projects include specialty equipment such as fume hoods, glove boxes, bio-safety cabinets, vibration isolation and optical tables. Often, the university contracts with Leapley early in the lab development process to assist in the planning and placement of specialized equipment, as well as its connection to the building’s structural and mechanical infrastructure.

Leapley has completed similar task order contracts for the University of Georgia and Kennesaw State University.

Project Details:


Atlanta, GA




Georgia Institute of Technology

Design Team:




Alan discovered his passion for construction as a student at Auburn University – through civil engineering coursework and field experience with the cooperative education program. In the 17 years that followed, he managed many healthcare construction projects for a national general contractor before joining Leapley Construction in 2011 to manage operations of the growing business. Alan is a hands-on leader, a focused and decisive builder, and an advocate for sustainability. Since 2012, he has served on the board of directors for the Lifecycle Building Center to promote the reuse of construction materials and reduce construction waste in landfills. Under his leadership, Leapley safely delivers award-winning projects on-time and within budget in three focused commercial interior markets.


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Recognized as a Most Admired CEO by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, an Outstanding Woman in Construction by Construction Business Owner Magazine and one of Atlanta’s “Top 500” leaders by Atlanta Magazine, Meredith Leapley leads with integrity and compassion. Raised in Maryland, Meredith moved to Atlanta in 1999 and founded Leapley Construction to prioritize people throughout construction. Since then, through her involvement with CREW Atlanta, WBENC, CoreNet, Big Brothers Big Sisters, GSU WomenLead, Atlanta Women’s Foundation and Crafting Futures Together, she has maintained that focus and nurtured the business to deliver meaningful impacts to the community while earning annual revenues in excess of $120 Million.