C.T. Hsu Named One of the Most Influential Business Leaders in Florida

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Florida Trend magazine has named C.T. Hsu + Associates Managing Principal C.T. Hsu, FAIA, LEED AP, one of the 500 most influential executives in Florida. Hsu was recognized in the real estate category of the inaugural edition of the Florida 500, a special publication that highlights the 500 most influential executives in different economic sectors throughout the state.

Hsu founded C.T. Hsu + Associates (CTHA) in 1984 and has built it into one of the top architectural firms in the state. In 2006, it was named “Firm of the Year” by the American Institute of Architects, Florida Association.

Well-known by elected officials across Central Florida, the firm is a prominent government contractor whose clients include Orlando International Airport, the Orange County Convention Center and the Central Florida Expressway Authority, as well as countless projects for the region’s state and county municipalities, public school districts and higher education institutions. In the private sector, Universal Orlando has also been an important client, and the company also has done work in China, South Korea, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.

A native son of Taiwan, Hsu moved to the U.S. in 1974 to pursue a Master of Architecture degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a conferred member of the American Institute of Architects’ prestigious College of Fellows and recipient of the Hillard T. Smith Silver Medal Award for community service leadership from the American Institute of Architects, Florida Association.

C.T. Hsu + Associates is an award-winning architectural planning and design firm recognized as a past “Firm of the Year” winner by the American Institute of Architects - Florida Association. The Orlando, Fla.-based firm focuses on a mix of projects in the education, civic, transportation and mixed-use development sectors. Its multidisciplinary approach ranges from urban planning and design to architecture and interiors.