Shaping change in places all across the Midwest.

Vitalizing Urban Places • Shaping Communities • Building Regional Economies & Positioning Places • Embracing Regional Resources • Catalyzing & Implementing Projects

About Us

The role we play in creating vital places is one few others can deliver.

Vandewalle & Associates is a unique collection of highly talented individuals with diverse expertise in economic strategy, planning, design, energy systems, food and water systems, redevelopment, architecture, marketing, and real estate.

Midwest Focus

Retooling for a new economy.

Our Madison office focuses on helping Midwest communities and businesses reposition economically and build creative, sustainable pathways to a vibrant future. Applying a range of visionary economic repositioning strategies, our work is making a world of difference to clients across the Midwest.

Coastal Communities Focus

A coastal cities revival.

Great Lakes cities like Milwaukee, Manitowoc, Racine, Sturgeon Bay, and Sheboygan have a bright new outlook on the horizon. Our Milwaukee office is helping assemble and lead a range of inventive economic development initiatives that are taking shape all along the Lake Michigan freshwater coast.

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Veridian wins National Housing Builder of the Year award

Veridian Homes, Madison’s largest residential builder, has won the National Housing...

Hub Madison project wins platinum and best in region in “Best of America” awards

Hub Madison has been selected for a platinum award in the Student Housing category from...

Position opening: V&A seeks Business Office Assistant

Position Description: Business Office Assistant Vandewalle & Associates Madison,...

TechWorks Campus reports progress milestones in 2015

The TechWorks Campus has created a summary of 2015 highlights, including: $2.3 Million...

New West Label Arts show at Madison’s Cafe Zoma explores black female voices

West Label’s first show, “Daughters in Dissent: A Visual Celebration of Herstories, Kinship and Sistahood,” opened Friday at Café Zoma. It runs through Jan. 3

Hillary Clinton visits TechWorks Campus in Waterloo, Iowa

From the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, Dec. 9, 2015. Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of...

Remaking the Midwest – Mixed-Use and the Rise of 18-hour Cities

From Urban Land, magazine of the Urban Land Institute: The Great Recession was a harsh...

Milton “Gathering Place” grows into a multi-generational community center

Milton's "Gathering Place," a non-profit senior center, is becoming an even more important piece of the economic picture in Milton. With the addition of new land and facilities, it is attracting multiple generations. At the same time it is allowing residents of the small town to "age in place" without forgoing social and cultural opportunities that can be had in larger communities.

Racine and USEPA partnership

A partnership between the USEPA Are-Wide Plan and the City of Racine is getting notice. The City was recently awarded nearly $900,000 in grant money to aid in cleaning up brownfield sites, riverfront redevelopment, and spurring economic development.

Veridian Homes named Gold Standard

Veridian Homes has received the gold standard award for 2016 for National Housing...