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Top Professionals 20 Under 40

Jan. 21, 2021
Source: ENR

Challenged with making unprecedented and often difficult business decisions during the coronavirus pandemic, Billig applied his analytical abilities to balance long-term business needs with his employees’ welfare. His initiatives included reevaluating divisional projections, cross-training staff and taking unconventional approaches in evaluating new opportunities. In addition to his involvement in industry organizations, Billig is a Bezos Family Foundation Mentor, providing youth of all backgrounds with the support and guidance needed to graduate from high school and succeed in college.

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New Ferry Services Considered for Hudson County

Jan. 19, 2021
Source: Jersey City Times

The Hudson County Division of Planning is conducting a study of six different proposals to add ferry service to and from the area in order to alleviate the county’s congested roads and trains. Potential sites include Newark Bay in Bayonne, the Bayfront redevelopment site on the Hackensack River in Jersey City, South Harrison (which sits upon the Passaic River), South Kearny (mostly on the Hackensack River), and locations on the Hudson River in Hoboken and West New York.

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McLaren Entrepreneur of the Year

Oct. 29, 2020
Source: ASCE News

Over the years, his out-of-the-box thinking, passion for innovation, and technical excellence quickly launched a well-diversified and ever-growing engineering giant.

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Civil Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year Award Goes to Malcolm McLaren

Woodcliff Lake, NJ, Oct. 29, 2020

“I started McLaren Engineering Group when I was 25 years old with a slide rule in one hand and a shovel in the other,” said McLaren. “Four decades later… I am very pleased that this spirit has been captured by our next generation of leaders at McLaren.”

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What a Post-COVID World Means for Construction & Engineering

Oct. 28, 2020
Source: LinkedIn

Post-COVID Healthcare Facilities: Re-engineering Space – President of McLaren Engineering Group, Jeremy Billig, says facilities must become more flexible if they are going to handle wild swings in patient volume.

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McLaren President + VP Both Inducted Into The Moles

New York, NY, Sep. 29, 2020

McLaren Engineering Group, the full-service engineering firm, announced today that company President, Jeremy Billig, PE and Marine Division Vice President, Stephen Famularo, PE were both admitted as new members to The Moles, a prestigious nationwide organization composed of select leaders at the forefront of the heavy construction industry.

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Health Construction Speeds Need to Pick Up Post-COVID-19, CO Panelists Say

Sep. 28, 2020
Source: Commercial Observer

The coronavirus pandemic caused massive upheaval and strain on the healthcare industry, with hospitals around New York City scrambling to open up temporary spaces to deal with the surge of COVID-19 patients.

Organizations have started to rethink future designs of healthcare facilities to better equip them to handle potential future pandemics. And one thing seems clear, timelines for construction projects need to quicken.

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NYC Healthcare Engineering Post COVID

Sep. 23, 2020
Author: Jeremy D. Billig, PE

Jeremy Billig, PEPresident COVID-19 accelerated the trending move to bring high-quality healthcare from hospitals directly to underserved parts of the community and into patient homes. As such, it hurried the adaptation of emerging technology and interoperability initiatives like telehealth. The pandemic also solidified the necessity of trends like community based-outpatient models of value healthcare and […]

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Monumental Stairs Vibration Serviceability

Sep. 17, 2020
Author: Brad Fallon, PE

Monumental stairs are a major architectural feature in high-end designs of all types of commercial, institutional, and residential/mixed-use developments. As designers continue to push the envelope of material properties, producing ever-more beautifully complex, slender, and awe-inspiring forms, the tendency of these forms to resonate (or vibrate) in response to human activity, is becoming an increasing concern. As a result, mitigation of vibration issues has become a primary driver of the structural design of stair systems in many cases.

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Public Review and Comment Period Open for Grassy Point Road Bridge in Haverstraw

Jul. 16, 2020
Source: Rockland County

McLaren is working on the federally funded $2 million project that will completely replace the existing bridge with a modern structure capable of carrying all legal loads. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, project plans are available for public review online.

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