News

Jefferson to hold Rock River Landing Park ceremony April 10

Posted by on Apr 9, 2021 in News | Comments Off on Jefferson to hold Rock River Landing Park ceremony April 10

Jefferson to hold Rock River Landing Park ceremony April 10

JEFFERSON, WISC. – The City of Jefferson and Jefferson County Parks are holding a ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly improved Rock River Landing. The ceremony will take place at 629 North Elizabeth Avenue in Jefferson at Noon. Vandewalle & Associates helped to advance the project by applying for a Knowles Nelson Grant to secure necessary funding.

Read More

Designed public space lighting meets vital community needs

Posted by on Apr 7, 2021 in News | 0 comments

Dramatic public space lighting is the design solution we need now, and here’s why: Done creatively and strategically, lighting projects can create outsize impact for a place and community.   The team members of Vandewalle & Asscociates and our design division Eye Level Studio are both keen observer of, and proud contributor to, this developing phenomenon. Collaborating with world-class lighting specialists like Shakespeare Lighting Design and others, we are leveraging the virtually unlimited power of lighting to transform places rapidly, flexibly, dramatically, and...

Read More

Congrats to Associates Meredith Perks, Lupita Alvarez, Ben Rohr

Posted by on Mar 15, 2021 in News | 0 comments

Congrats to Associates Meredith Perks, Lupita Alvarez, Ben Rohr

Meredith Perks, Lupita Alvarez and Ben Rohr have each been promoted to Associate level Planners with Vandewalle & Associates this month. Their outstanding dedication, growing expertise, and remarkable contributions made over this past year have been well recognized and appreciated by teammate and co-workers, clients, and partners. Please join the entire V&A team in congratulating these three Associates on a job well...

Read More

Glendale adding bike lanes and apartments to connect community

Posted by on Mar 10, 2021 in News | 0 comments

Glendale adding bike lanes and apartments to connect community

(March 5, 2021). GLENDALE, WI: The city was founded 70 years ago from leftover area that decades earlier was carved up to form other North Shore communities. Now, a new plan for pedestrian and bike enhancements and a large apartment development could better connect neighborhoods within Glendale. On March 4th, the Bayshore apartments project was recommended for approval but the Community Development Authority. This would add 311 apartments in four buildings to the northern end of Bayshore, and a new roundabout and bike lanes throughout the city. The roundabout and bike lanes could help slow...

Read More

Slinger: Niphos Property Development Agreement in the Works

Posted by on Mar 4, 2021 in News | 0 comments

SLINGER, WISCONSIN. (December 18th, 2020) Washington County officials are in negotiations with the developer Forward Contractors, LLC of Cedarburg, about the possible redevelopment of the former Niphos property into four to six condos. “The proposal that’s been presented by the developer to the county is to rehabilitate the building and we believe that’s a super idea because it’s an extremely historic building and if they can maintain anything of that history, its character, that would really be great,” said Village Administrator Margaret Wilber. “That proposal would fit...

Read More

City of Wausau Zoning Code Rewrite wins 2020 APA-Wis Award

Posted by on Feb 25, 2021 in News | 0 comments

City of Wausau Zoning Code Rewrite wins 2020 APA-Wis Award

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN. The City of Wausau Zoning Code Rewrite was adopted in 2019 and received a 2020 Planning Excellence award from the American Planning Association Wisconsin Chapter. Wausau, a community of 40,000, is limited in its ability to physically grow. Boxed-in due to town incorporation over the past 20 years, the City of Wausau worked with Vandewalle & Associates to capitalize on the Zoning Code as a tool for growing tax base without substantial annexation. The highly customized ordinance includes multiple “missing middle” districts designed for small-scale multi-family and...

Read More

Are you registered for TIF Talks?

Posted by on Nov 2, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Are you registered for TIF Talks?

If you are a registered user, our TIF Talks Session 2 video is now available. Not registered yet? Sign up here! TIF Talks is a 5-part informational series hosted by V&A Principal Planner Scott Harrington, one of the leading experts on TIF and TID management in the Midwest.  In Session 2 “Turning around an underperforming TID” you can learn what can cause a TID to underperform, as well as strategies to turn it around into a TID that works and delivers value to the community. Visit our TIF page to register for these informative...

Read More

Sugar Creek redevelopment goes to Verona Common Council

Posted by on Nov 2, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Sugar Creek redevelopment goes to Verona Common Council

VERONA, WISC. (excerpts from The Verona Press) – A proposal to redevelop the former Sugar Creek Elementary School land is headed to the Common Council for a key vote. The development, would include the construction of 140 market rate apartments, 110 workforce housing apartments and 10,000 square feet of commercial space on more than 12 acres just west of downtown Verona. At the Monday, Oct. 5, Plan Commission meeting, commissioners unanimously recommended the Common Council approve the general development plan and rezoning the property. The council is expected to review it Monday,...

Read More

Slinger opens new Ice Age Trail segment to fanfare

Posted by on Oct 30, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Slinger opens new Ice Age Trail segment to fanfare

SLINGER, WISC. On October 6, the community of Slinger came out to walk and enjoy the newest multi-use trail asset that connects part of the Ice Age Trail through previously vacant land owned by the village. While the Ice Age Trail that winds throughout Wisconsin is pedestrian only, this new segment is also open to bikes yet was awarded full Ice Age Trail segment status by the Ice Age Trail Alliance. The rolling, scenic segment was proposed in a downtown plan by Vandewalle & Associates. In addition to it appeal to tourists, the new segment also connects other assets throughout the village...

Read More

New Cannery District Plan gets green light

Posted by on Oct 30, 2020 in News | 0 comments

New Cannery District Plan gets green light

EAU CLAIRE, WISC. (excerpts from volumeone.com) The new year will bring new development to the Cannery District on the west side of the Chippewa River in downtown Eau Claire. In late December, the city’s Redevelopment Authority approved a new redevelopment plan for the neighborhood, which is composed primarily of former industrial properties between East Madison Street and the High Bridge.  The plan, which was created by Madison-based Vandewalle & Associates, includes detailed renderings of what the roughly 41-acre neighborhood could look like in the future, as well as a map...

Read More