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Vandewalle & Associates is set to take flight

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Vandewalle & Associates is set to take flight

V&A is now equipped with our own DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone, and licensed for flying commercial drone flights (sUAS) to assist your community or project. With high resolution bird’s eye photography or video, uses or capabilities include:  Marketing Videos or images for communities or projects  Storytelling Videos or images of trails, parks, or other natural areas  Tracking progress of a project over time from inception to completion  Viewshed analysis for potential developments or site selection/analysis  Enhanced topography analysis for potential...

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Travel Iowa publishes “18 New Things to Do in 2018”

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Travel Iowa publishes “18 New Things to Do in 2018”

FROM TRAVEL IOWA: Travel Iowa’s new “18 New Things to Do in 2018” list includes some projects Vandewalle & Associates is very proud of and close to in Waterloo Iowa. Check out #2 (The Courtyard Marriott Hotel Waterloo/Cedar Falls) and #12 (John Deere Centennial Celebration showing image of John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum)....

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83 apartments proposed on former Cudahy landfill near General Mitchell airport

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in News | 0 comments

83 apartments proposed on former Cudahy landfill near General Mitchell airport

FROM BIZJOURNALS.COM: A proposal for 83 townhouses to be built near the airport in Cudahy could finally launch the city’s plan to convert a former landfill into a new neighborhood with housing, retail and commercial buildings.  Kenosha-based Bear Development LLC has stepped up to buy 5.3 acres along South Pennsylvania Avenue from the city for $1 for the affordable housing project. It envisions a mix of two- and three-bedroom apartments built as two-story rowhouses. Bear this month applied for $1.3 million in state affordable housing tax credits to finance the project and this spring...

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A Q&A with V&A: Finding Purpose, Making an Impact

Posted by on Dec 22, 2017 in News | 0 comments

A Q&A with V&A: Finding Purpose, Making an Impact

Sometimes it helps to collect our thoughts and remember why we are here, what we aim to do, and why we do it. Recently when asked to answer a set of questions about purpose and perspective, we discovered that each person at V&A has a different story to tell about how they strive to make their own impact. Here is a sampling of what was shared by Brian V and by some of the V&A principals:  “What we do is unique and has a big impact on places where you can see plenty of empty factories. Without our help, new redevelopment projects in these places would not be programmed to...

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V&A leads enthusiastic community workshop for Oregon Park Plan

Posted by on Dec 22, 2017 in News | 0 comments

V&A leads enthusiastic community workshop for Oregon Park Plan

EXCERPTS FROM CONNECTOREGONWI.COM: Every municipality in Wisconsin is required to have a long-term plan in place for its parks and other “open spaces” to remain eligible for state and federal funding. The visioning workshop was part of the Village of Oregon’s process of updating its plan. The workshop was led by Vandewalle & Associates’ Principal Planner Mike Slavney and Assistant Planner Sam Wessel. “The plan is a giant inventory,” Vandewalle’s Sam Wessel explained. “It’s an inventory of what we have, but also what people want in the future. As a city develops,...

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