Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia is officially on its way up! McLaren is providing structural and site/civil engineering for this world class gaming and entertainment facility. The development will contain almost 1.5 million square feet of space, consisting of a hotel, a casino, restaurants, a live entertainment venue, a parking garage and numerous other amenities to South Philly. The project involved razing the existing hotel tower and constructing a new facility in its place. McLaren developed a ground improvement plan to enable the hotel and casino to be founded on shallow foundations, which resulted in $1.5 million in savings. This $700 million hotel and casino in Philadelphia, PA are expected to be completely finished in 2021.