McLaren Engineering Group Opens Downtown Albany, NY, Office to Serve Capital District Clients

Capital Region Chamber, Downtown Albany BID Hold Ribbon Cutting with Civic and Business Leaders

Feb 10, 2016, 07:00 ET from McLaren Engineering Group

ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- McLaren Engineering Group, a full-service engineering firm with eight divisions, announced today that it is opening its newest office at 5 Clinton Square in downtown Albany's Patroon Building to serve its growing roster of public and private sector clients.  The Capital Region Chamber and the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) held a ribbon cutting today with Mayor Kathy Sheehan, County Executive Daniel McCoy and other regional leaders to celebrate the new office.

McLaren's clients in the region include the Albany Port District Commission, EYP Architecture & Engineering, Harrison & Burrowes Bridge Constructors, Kirchhoff-Consigli Construction Management, New York State Department of Transportation, New York State Office of General Services, New York State Power Authority, New York State Thruway Authority/Canal Corporation and Saratoga Associates.

"As McLaren Engineering continues to expand, we want to be closer to our key Capital District public and private sector clients," says Malcolm McLaren, president and CEO, McLaren Engineering Group, headquartered in West Nyack, NY.  "The Capital District offers opportunities to serve clients in all of our eight diverse disciplines including transportation, structures, marine and entertainment."

McLaren's Albany office will be led by Peter Melewski, McLaren's national director of strategic planning, and James Bridges, McLaren's capital district regional director, both licensed professional engineers.

"The Chamber is proud to welcome a firm of McLaren's caliber to our community," said Mark Eagan, CEO of the Capital Region Chamber. "Their services and expertise will help support our region's continued growth."

McLaren's regional projects have included the Hurricane Irene Emergency Reconstruction Project, the Colonie Center building expansion and redevelopment, the Walkway over the Hudson, and the world's first recycled plastic bridge in the town of New Baltimore.  

"Downtown Albany continues to attract world-renowned companies and we are pleased to welcome McLaren Engineering Group to that list," said Georgette Steffens, executive director of the Downtown Albany BID. "Coming at a time of unprecedented investment and growth, these new employees are surrounded by tens of millions of dollars in investment, over 60 new and well-established retailers and restaurants, and world-class arts and entertainment."

About McLaren Engineering Group
McLaren Engineering Group features eight engineering divisions, staffed with nearly 200 employees in 10 offices nationwide. Founded in 1977, McLaren has successfully completed over 12,000 projects, from inspection to design to construction management. With experts in numerous engineering disciplines – and a passion for innovation and out-of-the-box thinking – McLaren can address any project's specific range of design requirements with technical excellence and innovation. Headquartered in West Nyack, NY, McLaren has offices in New York City, NY; Albany, NY; Lehigh Valley, PA; Middletown, CT; Baltimore, MD; Roswell, GA; Orlando, FL; San Luis Obispo, CA; and Oran, Algeria.

SOURCE McLaren Engineering Group