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Stevens Point begins design process for Downtown

Posted by on Jan 18, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Stevens Point begins design process for Downtown

Brian Munson, a principal urban designer for Vandewalle and a Stevens Point native, said creation of the opportunity analysis, vision and master plan for the downtown will be a collaborative process. "What we are looking for are opportunities to work collaboratively with the entire community to really look at how these areas serve the function of the community."

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Watch the latest video of the Yahara Commons redevelopment project in Monona

Posted by on Jan 18, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Watch the latest video of the Yahara Commons redevelopment project in Monona

Phase I of this major Monona redevelopment at 800 West Broadway on the Yahara River includes at-grade and underground parking as well as a large mixed-use structure called "The Current."

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Stevens point asks the public for input on the future of downtown

Posted by on Jan 7, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Stevens point asks the public for input on the future of downtown

Vandewalle & Associates will facilitate the sessions as part of its contract with Stevens Point to help the city with its master planning for downtown and Division Street. 

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V&A alum follows a passion: helping low income people get an education

Posted by on Jan 2, 2019 in News | 0 comments

V&A alum follows a passion: helping low income people get an education

MADISON, WI (WITH EXCERPTS FROM BRAVA.COM): Part of Vandewalle & Associates mission is to create “balanced economic relationships between people and the regions in which they live.” Often it involves creating new opportunities for people and places to grow.  One Vandewalle & Associates planning alumnus has continued to follow her passion for helping disadvantaged populations find new opportunities. Today Colleen Johnson is the Director of Development and Community Partnerships at the UW Odyssey Project. There she helps disadvantaged adults and children connect with...

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Developer’s increased interest in Racine ranks as one of the year’s top stories

Posted by on Dec 27, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Developer’s increased interest in Racine ranks as one of the year’s top stories

2018 brought a surge of outside investment in the greater Racine area by developers--an area in which Vandewalle & Associates has been working to provide opportunity analysis, district and area-wide planning, and implementation services. The greater Racine development explosion is ranked as the No. 8 story in The Journal Times news staff’s list of the Top 10 news stories for 2018.

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Alliant Energy Center Committee completes Destination District and Master Plan work

Posted by on Dec 27, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Alliant Energy Center Committee completes Destination District and Master Plan work

The Destination District plan (spearheaded by the Committee with consultant Vandewalle & Associates) is to integrate the Alliant Energy Center campus with the surrounding area to provide visitors and residents with a variety of recreation, dining and entertainment options. Infrastructure and connection to resources such as the lakeshore and bike paths would be optimized, turning the area into an attractive and accessible gateway to Madison.

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Vandewalle & Associates looks back on all we have accomplished together

Posted by on Dec 24, 2018 in News | 0 comments

The Midwest is beautiful this time of year, is it not?  We’ve mapped just a few of the many bright spots – not to mention layers of opportunity – that Vandewalle & Associates has realized with your help in countless communities over the last four decades: 1978 through 2018.  Even better: the forecast calls for additional light flurries across the region in the very near future. We can all be tremendously proud of all these positive impacts for place, people, and economy.  Thank you for helping us create and shape a shared legacy of hope and...

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Hartford approves three-party contract for construction of an 82-unit apartment building

Posted by on Dec 20, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Hartford approves three-party contract for construction of an 82-unit apartment building

A multi-family development on this site was identified as one of the catalytic projects aimed at spurring downtown development according to of the City's  Downtown Redevelopment Plan, which was endorsed by both the Plan Commission and Common Council. The plan was prepared in 2016 by Vandewalle & Associates.

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Milwaukee #29 of top places to launch a business

Posted by on Dec 20, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Milwaukee #29 of top places to launch a business

Brew City is making a number of bets--on everything from its massive new Milwaukee Bucks' arena to its co-working hub for artists in the revitalized Pabst plant.

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Lakefront redevelopment moves ahead at former Walker site in Racine

Posted by on Dec 18, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Lakefront redevelopment moves ahead at former Walker site in Racine

The former Walker site will undergo several phases of development. "Big picture on this: This is the biggest redevelopment project we have seen in this city in probably a generation,” Mayor Cory Mason said. As important, he said, is that this project will be “building a community” and getting local people back to work.

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