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Thomas You - Civil Engineer

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Thomas has been with LPS since 2013 and is a welcome addition to the engineering team. With his talent for drawing and attention to detail, Thomas prepares strategic site plans and stormwater management facility designs for both commercial and multi-family residential projects. Notable work includes over 38,000 square feet of office and retail space for Riverfront Shoppes in Suffolk and a 90-unit apartment and townhome community at Riverview at the Preserve in Chesapeake.

Besides devoting his time to his wife and daughter, Thomas enjoys tinkering with his computer, automobile, house, and just about anything he can get his hands on.


The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa AL

2006 – BS of Civil Engineering

2008 – MS of Civil Engineering

Passed EIT exam

Work Experience

Land Planning Solutions (LPS): Project Engineer 2013 to Present

  • River Club Parcel 13- Suffolk, Virginia. Project Engineer for the 21,430 square feet Office Building. Prepared Site Plan.
  • Riverfront Shoppes – Suffolk, Virginia. Project Engineer for the 38,000 square feet multi Office/Retail Buildings. Prepared Site Plan.
  • Riverview at the Preserve – Chesapeake, Virginia. Project Engineer for the 25 single family unit and 65 townhouse community. Prepared site plan and stormwater management facility design.
  • Baker Woods Apartment – Virginia Beach, Virginia. Project Engineer for the 96 apartment unit community. Prepared site plan and stormwater management facility design.

Drawing has always been a passion of mine. At the age of 17, my father showed me some engineering plans and I knew right away that I would become an engineer. I now design residential and commercial site plans with the exceptional team at Land Planning Solutions. I couldn't ask for more.
~ Thomas You