Studios + Sound Stages


Studios & Sound Stages

McLaren’s sound stage and studio engineering services integrate the knowledge and skill of a multidisciplinary team to provide custom solutions for the development, fit-out, and reconfiguration of studio facilities around the nation.

Expert structural, entertainment, civil, construction, and mechanical engineers collaborate with in-house surveyors, project managers and industry specialists to successfully deliver effective, efficient, and lasting solutions on time and within budget.

Our holistic approach focuses on best serving our clients’ needs throughout every step of the project lifecycle with in-depth services in consultation, planning, design, construction management, inspection, and analysis that specifically addresses acoustics, vibration, and lighting needs to create the optimal studio space.


From Broadway theaters and performance venues to iconic concert tours for artists like Rolling Stones and Lady Gaga, our entertainment engineers have been collaborating with clients to create sight and sound magic behind the scenes through acoustic isolation, rigging, and lighting/audio structural support.

With a blend of ultramodern technical capabilities and creative artistic insight, McLaren has also produced custom staging, kinetic elements, and mechanical components for the biggest projects in the industry.


McLaren’s depth of experience and expertise encompasses all aspects of consultation, structural design, engineering, and inspection for new construction projects, renovations, adaptive reuse conversions, retrofits, and tenant improvements.

From sound stages and studios to theaters and movie sets, our team offers clients structural excellence by incorporating solutions to amplify acoustics, mitigate vibration, and cancel noise interference into each project.


Conversion and repurposing of existing buildings can help meet ever-changing market demands with a more sustainable and cost-effective option.

McLaren’s team of specialists provide innovative solutions to even the most challenging adaptive-reuse properties.  With an extensive structural portfolio along with an understanding of historic preservation needs and building codes, we have helped engineer some of the most iconic and complex adaptive re-use projects nationwide.


From pre-development and due diligence studies to remediation and construction phase, McLaren delivers innovative land solutions throughout the entitlement and building process. Our civil and geotechnical engineers, environmental professionals, and permitting specialists work to develop site plans, land use designs, engineering support, and inspection services for projects of every size, shape, scope, and complexity. In addition to technical expertise, we understand complex regulatory and environmental requirements to ensure project goals are met on time and within budget.


With custom LED screens, fully-immersive moveable displays,  and large-scale signage in our portfolio, we provide cutting-edge design, entertainment engineering, and expertise.

Our team specializes in modular assemblies, as well as custom, moving video displays that change position and form with expert structural and mechanical engineers who can bring any concept to reality.


Our cutting edge in-house team of geomatic professionals have the ability to provide full-service surveying, mapping, and scanning services.

McLaren can efficiently and effectively survey existing site conditions, stake out reference points and markers, verify location and boundaries, conduct as-built surveys, perform 3D scans, aerial drone surveys, and specialty quality control.

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