Higher Education & Complex Labs

GATV BioSpark Labs

BioSpark Labs is a collaborative, shared laboratory environment designed to enable life science and biotech startups. Operated by Georgia Advanced Technology Ventures (GATV), a not-for-profit affiliate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, BioSpark Labs offers various leasing options for fully fitted-out, equipped and professionally operated laboratory and office spaces. In collaboration with JLL and GATV, …

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Emory University Woodruff Research Building: Department of Biomedical Informatics

Over a six-month period, Leapley renovated an existing space to create the School of Medicine’s Biomedical Informatics Suite. Leapley expertly incorporated state of the art technology, an engaging workplace design and custom details to create a new space that is dynamic, flexible and collaborative. This modern venue stands out from its structure as a space …

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Enviroscent Office and Laboratory

Enviroscent’s teams create chemical-free fragrances in a combined corporate office and laboratory environment. Leapley Construction delivered the first-generation build-out to bring the modern, organic design elements to life alongside the technically complex laboratory spaces. The beautiful headquarters features open and closed offices, huddle rooms, conference facilities, amenity break area, a multi-purpose space, client experience center, …

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Georgia State University Aquatics-to-Basketball Complex Adaptive Re-use Conversion

Adaptive reuse of an aquatics facility that had not been used in 20 years. Leapley led the transformation from aquatics facility to basketball complex by filling in the existing pool under the court with lightweight concrete, polystyrene blocks, a vapor barrier, and additional concrete to level the subsurface to the new basketball court. Leapley then …

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Georgia State University Stadium President’s Suite

To support the complete transformation of Turner Field into Georgia State University’s modern football stadium, Leapley renovated multiple suites and branded spaces. The company’s stadium conversion scope included a refresh of the President’s Suite with a new layout, private entrance and updated box seating.  Project Details: Location: Atlanta, GA Size: 2,000 SF Client/Owner: Georgia State …

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Georgia Tech Campus Improvements

Over six months, Leapley Construction delivered 11 concurrent renovation projects on the Georgia Tech campus as part of a Master Task-Order Contract. The renovation work included:  Howey Physics Building Quantum Kimchi Office Renovation – Leapley transformed under-utilized space into a classroom and two offices with new finishes, soffits, paint, window treatments, and specialty fire protection …

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Georgia Tech Flowers Idea Lab

Leapley led the construction of this dynamic markerspace at Georgia Tech that offers students space and resources to develop innovative projects in a collaborative environment. Owned and operated by students on campus, the space supports fabrication and hands-on learning for students, faculty and staff to build their dream project – whether it’s a research initiative, …

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Georgia Tech Mourigal Laboratory

Located on the second floor of Georgia Tech’s Howey Physics building, the Mourigal laboratory is designed to accommodate sample preparation equipment for the study of collective electronic and magnetic phenomena in quantum materials. Leapley renovated the lab and its associated offices to support new equipment including furnaces, glove-boxes and hoods, X-ray generating equipment, and cryogenic …

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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.


CEO & Founder

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 $205 Million.