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Lake Geneva approves study for golf course property options

Posted by on Sep 12, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Lake Geneva approves study for golf course property options

LAKE GENEVA, WISC. (EXCERPTS FROM LAKEGENEVANEWS.NET): Lake Geneva City Council has agreed to order a new study on future redevelopment options for the former Hillmoor Golf Course property. The city council voted 6-2 on Sept. 9 to authorize planners to create a possible blueprint for the 200-acre site, which has been at the center of heated debate in recent years over whether it should be developed or left alone. Brian Munson, representative for Vandewalle & Associates, said the concept plan will give the city an opportunity to tell White River Holdings the types of development the city...

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City planners want to build around Ottumwa’s train station

Posted by on Sep 5, 2019 in News | 0 comments

City planners want to build around Ottumwa’s train station

  OTTUMWA, IOWA (EXCERPTS FROM KTVO.COM): City leaders are hoping to invest big in the area surrounding Ottumwa’s train station. The drafted design of the opportunity (identified by Vandewalle & Associates in the city’s 2019 Opportunity Analysis) includes added space for residential and commercial development along Ottumwa’s riverfront. Current plans also include the renovation of existing buildings to make room for more dining and shopping options. “Right now, we want to capitalize on whatever we think our strengths are,” Flanagan said. “The rail...

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New housing envisioned just east of Waunakee

Posted by on Aug 16, 2019 in News | 0 comments

New housing envisioned just east of Waunakee

WAUNAKEE, WISC. (EXCERPTS FROM HGNEWS.COM): If a new development plan comes to fruition, Waunakee could see an additional 684 homes – both multi- and single-family – on the east side of the community. Veridian Homes presented a plan to develop the 160-acre Breunig property, bounded by Main Street to the south, Division Street to the west and Schumacher Road to the east in an initial consultation before the Waunakee Plan Commission Aug. 12. The plan calls for 393 single-family homes, 86 twin homes and 205 multi-family homes. First-time homebuyers will see a price point in the $260,000 to...

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Washington County Redevelopment Program documents successes

Posted by on Aug 16, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Washington County Redevelopment Program documents successes

Created in 2013, the Washington County Site Redevelopment Program is the first County-led brownfield coalition in Wisconsin funded through a USEPA brownfields assessment grant. Vandewalle & Associates helped to create and manage the program, which allows these communities to identify and address blighted and contaminated former industrial sites throughout the County. Communities participating in Washington County’s program include the City of Hartford, the City of West Bend, the City of Jackson, the City of Richfield, and the City of Slinger. The process evaluates sites for their...

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Lake Geneva residents present ideas for city’s future

Posted by on Aug 8, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Lake Geneva residents present ideas for city’s future

Vandewalle & Associates is assisting the City of Lake Geneva with its comprehensive plan 10-year update, and meeting with residents to hear their ideas for the community's future. 

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Oak Creek amends TIF district to support new development around Ikea, Drexel interchange

Posted by on Jul 26, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Oak Creek amends TIF district to support new development around Ikea, Drexel interchange

OAK CREEK (EXCERPTS FROM THE MILWAUKEE BUSINESS JOURNAL): Oak Creek officials are preparing funding for roadwork and developer incentives to support a new shopping center east of Interstate 94 along Drexel Avenue, and more buildings south of Ikea on the opposite side of the highway. V&A is helping the City to amend the TIF district that is part of the area.

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Groundbreaking for the new Riverside Lofts in Jefferson

Posted by on Jul 26, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Groundbreaking for the new Riverside Lofts in Jefferson

JEFFERSON, WISC. A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the former Foremost site on the Rock River on Wednesday, July 24. This event kicked off a series of projects downtown and on the riverfront that are teed up to advance over the next two years – including housing, a riverfront park, and commercial developments.  This Gorman development will become the Riverside Lofts (formerly under the name Candise Street Lofts), a $10 million project scheduled for completion by next July which will include 36 units with affordable one, two- and three-bedroom options. A riverwalk also will be...

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Comprehensive Plan Updates in Wisconsin

Posted by on Jul 23, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Comprehensive Plan Updates in Wisconsin

WISCONSIN: Vandewalle & Associates has been asked to complete a number of Comprehensive Plan Updates for communities throughout Wisconsin. A comprehensive plan is a local government’s guide to community physical, social and economic development. The plan does not serve as land use regulations, but provide a rational basis for local land use decisions with a 20-year vision for future planning and community decisions.  According to the Comprehensive Planning Law, the document must include issues and opportunities; housing; transportation; utilities and community facilities;...

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Monona Riverfront Project “The Current” opens to public

Posted by on Jul 23, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Monona Riverfront Project “The Current” opens to public

Monona's new "The Current" mixed use residential and restaurant project in Monona is open to the public as construction continues on the public riverfront and hotel. The Current flanks the new city park that offers an outdoor stage and fire pit, is on the bike loop, and has 23 boat slips for guests. Vandewalle & Associates is proud to have played a key role in the many years of planning and implementation for this remarkable project.

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Carrollton Square Initiative enters into agreement with V&A for opportunity analysis and vision

Posted by on Jul 16, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Carrollton Square Initiative enters into agreement with V&A for opportunity analysis and vision

Madison, Wisconsin-based professional planning and design firm Vandewalle & Associates Inc. has entered into an agreement with the Carrollton Square Initiative to assist the group by providing an opportunity analysis and giving advice in developing a vision plan for the downtown square of the city.

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