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Renovated new event center in Mount Horeb offers additional opportunities on first floor

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Renovated new event center in Mount Horeb offers additional opportunities on first floor

A former farm implement building is coming back to life as another example of redevelopment and growth in downtown Mount Horeb. Vandewalle & Associates has been assisting the city with the downtown planing and economic development. “We’re really trying to build momentum and change things in downtown Mount Horeb, and this was an opportunity to get involved in a deeper way,” said building Owner Steve Grundahl. 

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Mount Horeb gets Wisconsin’s first Cider Bar

Posted by on Feb 19, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Mount Horeb gets Wisconsin’s first Cider Bar

MOUNT HOREB, WI (EXCERPTS FROM MADISON.COM): Brix Cider is the newest addition to Mount Horeb’s growing downtown. Located two blocks south of Mount Horeb’s Main Street and next door to the looming new headquarters of Duluth Trading Co., Brix Cider showcases apples from 18 farms in southern Wisconsin. The business, housed in a former cheese warehouse, is also highlighting other local food producers and giving those unfamiliar with farming a peek into the state’s changing agricultural industry where small, family dairy farms are rapidly vanishing. Brix Cider is the creation of Matt...

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Next Muncie works to revitalize Muncie’s central core with select projects

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Next Muncie works to revitalize Muncie’s central core with select projects

MUNCIE, INDIANA (EXCERPTS FROM MUNCIE JOURNAL and ALLIANCE MAGAZINE): Next Muncie–a hand-picked, 10-member group of leaders representing the area’s private, public and philanthropic sectors–aims to leverage the community’s already robust sense of place, existing infrastructure  and leadership. With that lever, they plan to boost a few key projects that will help further redevelop and revitalize Muncie’s central city connecting the campuses of its two largest employers, Ball State University and IU Health/Ball Memorial Hospital, with the rest of...

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Downtown Hartford redevelopment continues with Rincón luxury apartment project

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Downtown Hartford redevelopment continues with Rincón luxury apartment project

At the urging of area employers, the city and other area stakeholders took steps to redevelop Hartford's downtown. More than three years ago, the city hired urban planners Vandewalle & Associates Inc. to conduct a downtown opportunity analysis. The result has been two catalytic projects in downtown Hartford and more than 300 new apartment units either opened or planned within the past two years.

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Madison City Council adopts guidelines for former Oscar Mayer site

Posted by on Feb 8, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Madison City Council adopts guidelines for former Oscar Mayer site

MADISON, WI (EXCERPTS FROM MADISON.COM):  After a nearly yearlong study, the Madison City Council adopted a report outlining broad goals for the former Oscar Mayer site on the city’s north side. The report was prepared for the City of Madison and Oscar Mayer Strategic Assessment Team by Vandewalle & Associates and Equity by Design. For nearly a century, the Oscar Mayer facility occupied the 72-acre site at 910 Mayer Ave. and manufactured hot dogs, bologna and other lunch meat. It also held a key property in the north side neighborhood and in the region and fostered a “sense...

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