"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 revitalization 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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Sturgeon Bay waterfront redevelopment moves ahead with hotel, public improvements

DOOR COUNTY DAILY NEWS: Sturgeon Bay’s downtown waterfront could see more than $17...

Middleton announces “Parmenter Center” redevelopment in former Highway 12 corridor

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL: A rehabilitation of one of Middleton’s prominent streets will...

Interview with Racine-Machinery Row Project Manager

JOURNAL TIMES  business reporter Michael Burke interviews Jim Bowman, project manager...

State Historic Preservation Tax Credit and local support key for RootWorks

MILWAUKEE BUSINESS JOURNAL–”The city of Racine kicked off a $65 million...

Florida and Amsterdam NY welcomes casino resort proposal as economic game changer

FLORIDA, N.Y. and AMSTERDAM, N.Y. — Leaders and the community in Montgomery County...

Spaceport Sheboygan opens in new location

After five months of preparation, Spaceport Sheboygan has opened its doors in a new...

Racine unveils plans for Machinery Row, “largest redevelopment in Racine’s history”

The City of Racine unveiled plans for a $65 million mixed use redevelopment of its urban...

Milwaukee 7 Region one of 12 selected for special federal manufacturing designation

The Milwaukee 7 Region was selected for a federal designation as a “Manufacturing...

North Carolina Veterans Park moves into year 3 with great momentum

This July 4 marks the three-year anniversary of the  North Carolina Veterans...

TechWorks project among three finalist projects pitching to state panel for funding

Officials from Waterloo made a pitch for TechWorks to a state panel that controls $100...