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Play to win – set up needed projects for stimulus funding

Posted by on Jul 13, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Play to win – set up needed projects for stimulus funding

You’ve heard that new stimulus dollars on the way; but are you ready to submit quickly when they arrive? Now is the time to prepare projects that drive permanent jobs and increased business growth, setting them up for funding success. Let V&A help you determine and shape the projects you want to submit – cost estimating, public outreach, funding identification, and more. Ask about our Grants Quick Reference Roadmap. Not every federal agency has the same requirements for grants; so you need a partner like us who understands each unique set of requirements and can help you get...

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The Current in Monona begins final phase

Posted by on Jun 29, 2020 in News | 0 comments

The Current in Monona begins final phase

MONONA, WISC. (with excerpts from madison.com) – Galway Construction is beginning construction on the final phase of The Current at Yahara Commons, a riverfront redevelopment project on the Yahara River in Monona which was master-planned by Vandewalle & Associates. This latest phase will include a five-story building with 145 apartments, a terrace, and a pool, along with two levels of underground parking shared between residential and the City for park access. Once completed, residential units will enjoy views of downtown or riverfront, and easy access to the adjacent retail and new...

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Verona selects Steve Brown proposal for Sugar Creek site

Posted by on Jun 25, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Verona selects Steve Brown proposal for Sugar Creek site

VERONA, WISC. For the third time this month, City Alders discussed proposals for a 12-acre site south of West Verona Avenue, which includes the City’s historic, original graded school. In the final discussion–while a public pool had been a popular concept within the community–it was determined this site would not be the best location for a pool and required parking, and that the community placed a high priority on the retail space in the Steve Brown plan which could help connect disjointed shopping areas in the city’s core. The winning plan’s higher proportion of...

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As Alliant Plant closure impacts City funds, redevelopment aims to rebuild

Posted by on Jun 8, 2020 in News | 0 comments

As Alliant Plant closure impacts City funds, redevelopment aims to rebuild

The City has retained Vandewalle & Associates to conduct the first stages in redevelopment planning including inviting input from the community as to what they would like to see on the lakefront site. Vandewalle has already worked in the City of Sheboygan on the iconic Harbor Centre Marina, South Pier District and FreshTech redevelopments/

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Portage holds virtual public sign code workshop

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Portage holds virtual public sign code workshop

  PORTAGE, WISCONSIN – On Wednesday, June 3 the City of Portage held an online workshop to get input on the update for its existing sign code. Workshop participants were able to log in via the City’s website, and were also given an informational presentation that served to kick-off the sign ordinance update process. Vandewalle & Associates worked with the City to set up the online experience with Zoom, helped to facilitate the meeting, and got feedback using voting buttons. Survey results were tabulated live. If you are considering a virtual public meeting,...

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V&A works with East Dundee on Caterpillar site eligibility for TIF

Posted by on Jun 3, 2020 in News | 0 comments

V&A works with East Dundee on Caterpillar site eligibility for TIF

VILLAGE OF EAST DUNDEE, ILLINOIS (with excerpts from chicagotribune.com) – The Village of East Dundee is to the be the location for a new $15 million Caterpillar service/repair center. The Village intends to provide $2 million in tax incentives to advance the project. Village officials are working with Vandewalle and Associates on the eligibility study that will determine whether the property should be added to existing TIF districts or a new TIF district should be created. “We’re focusing on amending the existing TIF district because we’re not actively looking to increase...

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Partnerships in Muncie help advance needed Central City projects

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Partnerships in Muncie help advance needed Central City projects

MUNCIE, INDIANA (excerpts from thestarpress.com) – As officials gathered to break ground for a new riverfront redevelopment in Muncie’s Canal District, COVID-19 masks could not conceal shared pride in what strong partnership can accomplish. “This is a collaboration of monumental importance for the downtown area,” Mayor Dan Ridenour told the crowd gathered for the groundbreaking. Groups such as the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and NEXT Muncie have been working with Vandewalle & Associates and WS Property to make the project happen.  Downtown...

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Muncie breaks ground on White River Canal District redevelopment

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Muncie breaks ground on White River Canal District redevelopment

White River Lofts, a mixed-use riverfront building and public plaza in Muncie's White River Canal District, is one of the identified catalytic projects in the Muncie Central City Redevelopment Plan developed by Vandewalle & Associates.

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Fort Atkinson holds Zoning Code virtual public meeting

Posted by on May 22, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Fort Atkinson holds Zoning Code virtual public meeting

FORT ATKINSON, WISC. – Fort Atkinson held a successful virtual public meeting to review the Draft Zoning Map. The meeting was facilitated by Vandewalle & Associates. Another virtual meeting is scheduled for May 28, 2020. 

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Mount Horeb Comprehensive & Outdoor Rec Plan moves forward

Posted by on May 22, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Mount Horeb Comprehensive & Outdoor Rec Plan moves forward

MOUNT HOREB, WISC – Mount Horeb is advancing its five-year update of the Village’s Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan for parks, natural areas, recreational programming, and trails…with a goal of adoption in late fall 2020. Vandewalle & Associates is assisting with this effort. The plan includes public input, develop priorities and recommendations, and ultimately help guide efforts for the Mount Horeb Parks System and Recreation Department. A survey of village residents, visitors and surveys conducted from April 10 to May 8 had 700 total responses, which is a marked rise...

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