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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V&A is seeking an Administrative Assistant

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Administrative Assistant “Our mission is to improve the...

Vandewalle team expertise “brings a consistent focus” to Waterloo transformation

Vandewalle and Associates created the original conceptual plan for Waterloo’s downtown riverfront renaissance in 2000 and has been providing consulting services as the city and Waterloo Development Corp. continue to implement its features.

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

he 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

Rifle, Colorado aims to expand on Center of Excellence

FROM THE POST INDEPENDENT/CITIZEN TELEGRAM: The city of Rifle and Garfield County, along...

Muncie riverfront plan detailed

FROM THE STAR PRESS: The city of Muncie sent out a Request for Qualifications to...

Hartford downtown redevelopment clears another hurdle

FROM GMTODAY: On Feb. 12 the city’s Common Council approved a contract with...