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Water Leaders Summit coming to Milwaukee May 23-24

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Water Leaders Summit coming to Milwaukee May 23-24

Water Leaders Summit 2017 is the Water Council's headline event for the local, national, and global water industry, and is being held in Milwaukee May 23-24. At the Water Leaders Summit--sponsored by the Water Council--you can join others who are thinking strategically about water and water security--and discover ways to turn water from risk to asset.

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Endangered species? TIGER Discretionary Grants

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Endangered species? TIGER Discretionary Grants

The U.S. DOT’s Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program of Discretionary Grants has been used successfully over the last decade by communities to fund infrastructure such as multimodal bicycle and pedestrian projects, transit centers and transit oriented development, and other active transportation supportive of healthy communities and economy. However, in its recently released budget blueprint, the current administration announced it is considering cuts to a list of programs including TIGER. Congress needs to hear what you think about TIGER...

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V&A seeks two new Assistant Planners: Redevelopment and Growth Management teams

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in News | 0 comments

V&A seeks two new Assistant Planners: Redevelopment and Growth Management teams

Vandewalle & Associates is now seeking two entry-level Assistant Planners: one to support redevelopment, economic development, and related projects; and one to support growth management-related projects. The right candidate in each of these two positions has tremendous opportunity to both learn from and contribute to this exceptional team.

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‘Village feel’ suggested for Alliant Energy Center redevelopment

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in News | 0 comments

‘Village feel’ suggested for Alliant Energy Center redevelopment

hicago firm Hunden Strategic Partners is suggesting the Alliant Energy Center campus be redeveloped to create a “village feel,” while renovating and expanding existing structures including the Dane County Coliseum. The redevelopment would have a price tag of more than $240 million.

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Alliant Center oversight committee reviews consultant study

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Alliant Center oversight committee reviews consultant study

The study will help develop a vision that will lead to a master plan for the Alliant Center campus revitalization. Dane County Board Chair Sharon Corrigan also announced the county would be signing a six-month contract with Vandewalle & Associates

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Fox Point advances project that includes empty-nester housing

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Fox Point advances project that includes empty-nester housing

The North Shore area of Fox Point is the site of an updated proposal for a new multi-unit housing project targeted at empty nesters. Mandel Group Inc. wants to develop 105 high-end apartments

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The value of Economic Impact Analysis in decisionmaking

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in News | 0 comments

The value of Economic Impact Analysis in decisionmaking

TO BUILD OR NOT TO BUILD? MOVE OR NOT TO MOVE?  Today Economic Impact Analysis can help stakeholders better understand the local or regional changes in economic activity that result from a project or event–well before they happen. Over the last several years Vandewalle & Associates has adopted Economic Impact Analysis as a tool for planning and economic positioning–and adapted it to look beyond tax base data to better illustrate the interrelatedness of economics and decisionmaking. RELEVANT INPUTS + NEW TOOLS = MORE COMPLETE PICTURE. By using project-specific inputs and a...

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U-Haul Migration Trends: Madison Tops U.S. Growth Cities of 2016

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in News | 0 comments

U-Haul Migration Trends: Madison Tops U.S. Growth Cities of 2016

Madison is the No. 1 growth city for locations with a population more than 50,000. It rises three spots from its 2015 ranking, besting Austin and Boise for top growth honors. U-Haul Growth Cities are calculated by the net gain of one-way U-Haul truck arrivals over departures for a calendar year. Migration trends data is compiled from more than 1.7 million one-way U-Haul truck rental transactions that occur annually.

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The economic case for arts funding

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in News | 0 comments

The economic case for arts funding

The National Endowments for the Arts and the Humanities are the largest and most important national funders of nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in America, leveraging up to 9 to 1 matches that help fuel a dynamic cultural economy and generate millions of American jobs. Here are some resources that can help make a case for funding the arts...

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V&A grows its own – as Jackie Mich moves to our Milwaukee office

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017 in News | 0 comments

V&A grows its own – as Jackie Mich moves to our Milwaukee office

Vandewalle & Associates is delighted to announce that the idea of “grow your own” is again proving fruitful for the team. Associate Planner Jackie Mich is making a permanent move to our V&A Milwaukee office to fill our advertised Associate Planner position. The move brings Jackie’s expertise and capacity to the Milwaukee office in the areas of community and comprehensive planning. It also will allow her to grow her involvement in the many of the Milwaukee team’s redevelopment and urban planning projects, such as those in Racine, Oak Creek and Wauwatosa....

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