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Waterloo advances redevelopment in Downtown

Posted by on May 18, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Waterloo advances redevelopment in Downtown

Environmental assessments are also planned for recently acquired lots adjacent to the Cedar Valley TechWorks, helping advance the redevelopment plan created for that area by Vandewalle & Associates.

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Wisc. Gov. announces $75M to support small businesses

Posted by on May 18, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Wisc. Gov. announces $75M to support small businesses

MADISON, WISCONSIN (excerpt from channel3000.com) – On May 18, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced a $75 million fund to help small businesses as part of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s “We’re All In” initiative. The WEDC’s initiative was established to help local businesses bounce back while maintaining safe environments amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full article...

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Main Street America provides COVID recovery guidance for communities

Posted by on May 18, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Main Street America provides COVID recovery guidance for communities

SMALL-TOWN USA – The Main Street America organization is compiling existing resources and opportunities to help Main Street districts across the U.S. during the COVID-19 crisis. Particularly helpful for communities that are already Main Street participants, the site is offering information regarding Federal guidelines and programs that support Main Street program support and small business...

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Big-box ordinances help guide compatible development

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Big-box ordinances help guide compatible development

DANE COUNTY, WISC. – As communities continue rapid growth in Dane County, planners at Vandewalle & Associates have been called upon to author big box ordinances that are helping communities like Stoughton and Mt. Horeb to keep growth compatible with community goals. In an article from Building Design and Construction, V&A principal Mike Slavney explains how these ordinances reconcile the mass and appearance of big box development  with local community standards. Facing market saturation, these ordinances are moving mega-retailers to rethink how they design structures and...

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BUILD Grants help cities and states with transportation funding

Posted by on May 12, 2020 in News | 0 comments

BUILD Grants help cities and states with transportation funding

As the next generation of the popular TIGER Grant program, the new  BUILD (Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Deployment) Grants will help fund more than 90 road, rail, port, and transit projects in urban and rural U.S., and can be used to supplement other financing. Vandewalle & Associates is active right now helping write grant applications and position projects for these funds, including a grant application to support multiple transportation infrastructure improvements for Muncie, Indiana’s Central City redevelopment effort, among...

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