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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The Mayfair Collection energizes Wauwatosa’s Burleigh Triangle

The Mayfair Collection is a 69-acre mixed-use project at the former site of Kohl’s and...

2 years in, Machinery Row’s Building 2 comes into play

RACINE — It has been two years since Machinery Row’s estimated $65 million...

Congratulations, Monica on a well-deserved retirement!

Please join us in congratulating Monica Slaght on her retirement after 25 years as the...

Did you bike to work today?

June 2-12 is Wisconsin Bike Week, a great time to hop on your bike and pedal to work....

TechWorks launches construction on Tech 2

Construction has officially begun on the Tech 2 building at Cedar Valley TechWorks Campus. As the next phase in a process already spanning more than five years, The Tech 2 building will become a Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, John Deere Training Center and restaurant.

Jacksonport is optimistic about park grant

The Town remains optimistic; Dan Johns from Vandewalle and Associates, said that twenty-nine individuals and local groups, including the Jacksonport Area Business Association, Jacksonport Women’s Club, and others, wrote letters in support of the grant.

Oregon looks at TIF district development proposals

The Village of Oregon is interested in keeping local businesses in the Village; the...

Jacksonport updates on Lakeside Park Development Project

The Jacksonport Parks Committee is applying for a Knowles Nelson Grant for its Lakeside...

Middleton’s Terrace Avenue project wins Engineering Achievement award

Strand Associates put together a successful American Society of Civil Engineers award for Middleton's Terrace Avenue project. The project was designed to create a strong accessible connection between two key sectors of the city -- the Greenway Center Development area and the Downtown Business District.

Announcing new certifications: Dan Johns, AICP; and Jackie Mich, AICP

V&A planners Jackie Mich and Dan Johns are now officially AICP certified by The American Institute of Certified Planners. AICP is the American Planning Association's professional institute