Project Highlight: Charlotte Metro


WB Moore was selected as the Design/Build Electrical Subcontractor for the new Charlotte Metro/Duke Energy Center in late 2019. WB Moore partnered with Barrett Woodyard & Associates to be our Engineer of Record for the Core & Shell design and development of the 43-Story office building in uptown Charlotte. The new office tower included a 6-story parking garage and Podium Conference Center with a large Auditorium Complex. The Core & Shell scope of work commenced in late 2019 and completed in 2023.

WB Moore’s scope of work for this facility included the design and installation of the following: Complete Electrical Power Distribution from the Duke Power Utility Vault up through the facility utilizing five (5) 4,000 Amp Busway; 1.25MW Critical Generator System; Complete Life Safety Distribution System including a 2MW Life Safety Generator and Fuel Storage System; Exterior LED Color Changing LED Lighting System; Elevator System Power for Parking Deck, Low-Rise, Mid-Rise and High-Rise Elevator Systems; Facility Lighting Control System; Parking Deck Lighting System; Lobby Level Lighting System; Branch Power System; Mechanical/HVAC System Power including a Central Energy Plant; Complete Grounding and Lightning Protection System; Facility Wide Fire Alarm System; Conduit and Infrastructure for Security System; Conduit and Infrastructure for Telecom/Data Networking Systems; and Conduit and Infrastructure for AV Systems.

Charlotte Metro Interior
Charlotte Metro Interior

Project Details

WBM Job Number: 2019-328
Year of Completion: 2023
Industry Sector: Commercial and Upfit
Project Location: 525 S Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202


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