Charlotte, NC – LS3P/The Wilson Group architects were sponsors for the Charlotte Business Journal’s Business Person of the Year Award presented to Jerry Orr, Aviation Director of the Charlotte Airport. The award spotlights leadership and significant contribution to commerce in the Charlotte Region. The breakfast event was held February 6, at the Ruth’s Chris Steak House in uptown. LS3P’s Mike Tribble, Chris Ions, Brian Bresg and Brian Wilson of The Wilson Group, Mayor Anthony Fox and US Air representatives thanked Mr. Orr for his visionary development of the airport. The Charlotte airport is ranked 11th nationwide in passenger service and served a record 41.23 million travelers in 2012. It rates as the world’s fastest-growing airport outside the Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
LS3P and The Wilson Group Architects have provided aviation design services for the Charlotte Airport for the last 12 years that includes 10-year Master Plans, new and expanded concourses, terminal improvements, structured parking decks and other improvements for the user experience. The new Hourly Parking Deck with Rental Car Facilities is under construction. Preliminary designs for the main terminal modifications and Phase II Valet Parking Deck are underway.