Shaping Places, Shaping Change

Transforming Places • Shaping Communities • Building Economies • Adding Impact

About Us

We are driven to find new and better ways to make more of each place’s assets

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

Healthy Communities

Getting Communities Ready for What’s Next

Communities large and small are seeing unprecedented change in how they build resilient places, healthy social and economic systems, grow jobs, and move people around. We are working on the ground with neighborhoods, communities, institutions and corporations–to identify and advance transformational and recovery projects that are future-ready, then position them for funding.

Midwest Focus

Rebuilding and Retooling for a New Economy

Our nationally recognized team is based out of Madison, and focused on helping communities and businesses reposition economically to build place-based, 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 heartland.