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V&A is seeking an Assistant Planner in Milwaukee

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in News | 0 comments

V&A is seeking an Assistant Planner in Milwaukee

Vandewalle’s Milwaukee Office has an opening for an Assistant Planner. This position is based in the Milwaukee office where project focus is on the greater Milwaukee area as well as Wisconsin’s coastal cities. Vandewalle & Associates’ clients include both public and private sector entities throughout the Midwest. We are the largest independent planning firm in the Midwest with offices in Madison and Milwaukee focused primarily on client  throughout the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest. This position supports the work of several project managers working on...

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New Bay Lofts are where the action is in Sturgeon Bay

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in News | 0 comments

New Bay Lofts are where the action is in Sturgeon Bay

BAY LOFTS OPEN DOORS MAY 1. Sturgeon Bay’s Madison Street has new energy thanks to a redevelopment project that has added luxury apartments with an urban feel. The new Bay Lofts occupy what was formerly the Harbor Place Shoppes, and house 37 apartments that are leasing quickly. Developer  Chris Laurent of Urban Apex is the Madison-based real estate development business that built The Bay Lofts. “I’m proud of Bay Lofts,” he said. “I think we’ve accomplished the city’s goals.” Laurent said he had a great experience working with Sturgeon Bay officials and...

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New Courtyard Marriott Hotel at TechWorks takes shape

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

New Courtyard Marriott Hotel at TechWorks takes shape

The new Courtyard by Marriott hotel is taking shape in the “Tech II” building of the Cedar Valley Tech-Works campus

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May 7 is the Bakery to Brewery Ride in Waterloo

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in News | 0 comments

May 7 is the Bakery to Brewery Ride in Waterloo

EVENT SUNDAY MAY 7, 2017. Hosted by Friends of the Hostess Wonder Bread Building, the third Bakery to Brewery Event in Waterloo begins at the new Waterloo SingleSpeed Brewing Co. on Sunday May 7 at 12:30 pm with biking, craft beer, and live music. The leisurely and family-friendly 16-mile ride itself starts at 1:00 and follows a route largely along the Cedar River Trail. After the ride there comes live music by Jes Raymond and the Blackberry Bushes at 3:00 pm, and a raffle at 5:00 p.m. The Hostess Wonder Bread Building has recently undergone extensive renovation and is now open to the...

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SingleSpeed Brewing Co. now open in Downtown Waterloo

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in News | 0 comments

SingleSpeed Brewing Co. now open in Downtown Waterloo

The new Single Speed brew pub in Downtown Waterloo, IA is adding the final touches before it opens its doors to the public.

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Village of Oregon plans to expand TID

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Village of Oregon plans to expand TID

FROM CONNECT OREGONWI.COM. Vandewalle and Associates will put together a detailed project plan for an expanded TID 5 for a final review this summer. The district would cover part of the area along and between Main Street and the railroad, from the north side of the village to Janesville Street, where it stretches east and includes some houses that could theoretically expand the downtown footprint. At the March board meeting, Vandewalle & Associates’ Planner Dan Johns presented a report on the Village’s three existing Tax Increment Districts (TIDs), along with more detailed...

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Waterloo’s Mayor Hart gives optimistic message on Waterloo growth

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

Waterloo’s Mayor Hart gives optimistic message on Waterloo growth

"We have seen significant growth across our community," said Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart. "And I'm happy to report no matter where you're at in the city of Waterloo-whether the north side, east side, south side, we are seeing development happening."

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Wisconsin’s solar industry jobs grew 45% in 2016

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Wisconsin’s solar industry jobs grew 45% in 2016

jobs in Wisconsin’s solar industry grew 45 percent last year over 2015, according to The Solar Foundation, Washington, D.C. According to the foundation’s 2016 National Solar Jobs Census, Wisconsin’s solar industry employs about 2,800 workers.

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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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