"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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Rifle, Colorado’s development and zoning plans arm the city to become a walkable community of choice

Rifle Colorado gets a favorable mention in a recent “On Common Grounds” post...

Waterloo ups funding commitment for TechWorks

FROM THE WATERLOO CEDAR FALLS COURIER: Waterloo City Council members voted 6-0 Monday to...

Middleton cuts ribbon on new Terrace Avenue street and public pavilion

The City of Middleton held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newly rebuilt Terrace...

V&A is pleased to announce the promotion of Marta Purdy to Senior Associate

Over the past several years Marta has been a key force in countless complex...

Happy Earth Day–let’s keep this ball rolling!

April 22, 1970 was the first Earth Day–a day of learning and action for our...

Sturgeon Bay project supercommittee debates West Waterfront public space options

FROM THE GREEN BAY PRESS GAZETTE: A supercommittee for Sturgeon Bay’s West...

Racine’s Machinery Row project gets $10 million in State funds

FROM THE JOURNAL-SENTINEL: A $65 million proposed mixed-use development on...

V&A helps advance and bring WEDC idle industrial site grant funds to Racine Machinery Row project

The V&A team was successful again this year in bringing a $1 million WEDC Idle...

Rifle/Garfield County selected for Center of Excellence for fire prevention & control

DENVER — Wednesday, March 18, 2015 — The Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC)...

Racine Machinery Row project draws interest from out-of-state developers

FROM THE MILWAUKEE BUSINESS JOURNAL. Racine has secured $200,000 in federal grants to...