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New Cobblestone Hotel breaks ground in downtown Hartford

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in News | 0 comments

New Cobblestone Hotel breaks ground in downtown Hartford

The 60-room hotel on Highway 60/ 110 E. Sumner Street will be built along with Wissota Chop House restaurant. The location is a redevelopment site in the heart of downtown Hartford. Across the street from the Jack Russell Memorial Library and walkable to a range of other downtown amenities, the location makes it an easy choice for tourists and other visitors. 

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Editorial urges Dane County to “think big” about Alliant Energy Center Redevelopment

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Editorial urges Dane County to “think big” about Alliant Energy Center Redevelopment

The bold and exciting vision prepared by Vandewalle & Associates will be presented on Monday. This is "arguably the most important redevelopment opportunity in Dane County today," said Heinen. 

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Waterloo’s Grand Crossing earns Iowa Housing Award

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Waterloo’s Grand Crossing earns Iowa Housing Award

Grand Crossing is located on the former Grant Hotel site, a Brownfield environmental site. Vandewalle and Associates, a Madison, Wis.-based consultant, worked with the developer and city officials to ensure the site's new use meshed with the city's overall downtown master plan.

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V&A welcomes Meredith Perks

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in News | 0 comments

V&A welcomes Meredith Perks

Meredith Perks joins Vandewalle this week as Assistant Planner, and will be working out of the Milwaukee office on a range of economic development and redevelopment projects.

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Middleton looks to revitalize historic Pheasant Branch area

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Middleton looks to revitalize historic Pheasant Branch area

FROM THE CAP TIMES. The newly renovated and historic Stamm House restaurant on Century Avenue is drawing people to the area, according to Middleton officials, and the city wants to encourage similar revitalization. The city recently released a concept plan for the area around the Stamm House, a historic settlement known as Pheasant Branch. The plan aims to play up the settlement’s rich history and draw pedestrian and bike traffic. The concept plan will be open for public comment at the next Middleton Plan Commission meeting, on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 8 p.m. at the...

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Monona plans biggest redevelopment project in 20 years

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Monona plans biggest redevelopment project in 20 years

Monona is getting ready to begin work on the $36 million, 7-1/2 acre Yahara Commons redevelopment, its biggest development in 20 years. The riverfront project that will convert run-down or vacant buildings surrounded by unruly weeds to a park, shops, restaurants and apartments.

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Milwaukee Taps Water Technology’s Growing Potential

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

Milwaukee Taps Water Technology’s Growing Potential

' In 2008, it was big news when Vandewalle & Associates, a consulting firm researching the business climate in Milwaukee, “discovered” that there was a cluster of water businesses in Milwaukee.

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Study lays down groundwork for Alliant Energy Center master plan

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

Study lays down groundwork for Alliant Energy Center master plan

FROM THE WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL. Dane County is moving forward with a planning process that is examining future development and the long-term health of its Alliant Energy Center. A County project oversight committee on Monday heard the results of the most recent study to guide its development of a master plan for the South Side expo center. The “strategy implementation” study, prepared by Madison-based Vandewalle & Associates, lays the groundwork for creating the master plan, suggests the creation of a multi-jurisdictional development plan and recommends a range of options...

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After many twists and turns Pretzel City Kitchens finds a home

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

After many twists and turns Pretzel City Kitchens finds a home

FROM THE JOURNAL STANDARD, FREEPORT — After years of preparation, fundraising and searching for the right location, Pretzel City Kitchens leaders expect to open the commercial kitchen this fall after signing a lease at The Wagner House in Freeport. When a deal fell through with a previous landlord in downtown Freeport, board members looked at another possibility with Bill Green, owner of 218 properties, who agreed to lease part of the first floor at The Wagner House to Pretzel City Kitchens. While construction is still ongoing, Pretzel City Kitchens board secretary Jen Newendyke said they...

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Janesville Town Square is coming together

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

Janesville Town Square is coming together

Crews are creating several new features as part of the city’s Town Square, which will give greater access to the Rock River.

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