Posts Tagged "urban planning"

Ottumwa Legacy Foundation explores “Electric Park” concept

Posted by on Nov 13, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Ottumwa Legacy Foundation explores “Electric Park” concept

OTTUMWA, IOWA (excerpts from kyoutv.com) – What should the city of Ottumwa do, if anything, to enhance its footprint along the Des Moines River? The Legacy Foundation has been looking at ways that a change might bring real benefits. The city-owned hydro-power dam and the power plant on the Des Moines River are key features in one of the four opportunities that were identified in an analysis done by Vandewalle & Associates for the riverfront.  Ottumwa residents came together in late Oct. to discuss a concept known as the ‘Electric Park Venue’. The park would be located...

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V&A announces Scott Harrington as Interim Director of Milwaukee Office

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in News | 0 comments

V&A announces Scott Harrington as Interim Director of Milwaukee Office

Changes and new faces in the Milwaukee Office. Our capable and hard-working Milwaukee-based team is being joined in its work serving southeast Wisconsin by Scott Harrington AICP, V&A Principal Planner/Redevelopment. Scott replaces Jolena Presti as team leader for the Milwaukee Office, becoming Interim Managing Director. Scott has over 30 years of experience working in long-range planning and redevelopment all over the country—from Florida to Illinois; North Carolina to Colorado. In his past 15 years with Vandewalle & Associates, he has...

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How to Be a Wizard of OZ: Making the Most of Your Opportunity Zone

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019 in News | 0 comments

How to Be a Wizard of OZ: Making the Most of Your Opportunity Zone

EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN — On October 4, 2019 Scott Harrington AICP, V&A Principal/Redevelopment donned one of his many hats to lead a presentation on Opportunity Zone optimization at the APA Upper Midwest Conference in Eau Claire. Opportunity Zones are relatively new tools for economic development that can help attract transformational investment into low-income census tracts where it is needed most. (Click here for more Opportunity Zone information on our OZ page.) For the presentation, Scott organized a panel consisting of Gordon Crow, the Executive Director of Centergy,...

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Mayfair Collection area in Wauwatosa advances with $20 M in City cash

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

Mayfair Collection area in Wauwatosa advances with $20 M in City cash

WAUWATOSA, WISC. The next phase of Wauwatosa’s Mayfair Collection mixed-use development is ready to proceed, with the city agreeing to pay about $20 million to advance the project. The terms of the agreement outline and provide infrastructure support for the creation of seven development sites that can accommodate up to 750 residential units and 360,000 square feet of office space. Specifically, the terms provide for the demolition and environmental remediation of the remaining warehouse buildings on the interior of the development site. They also provide for the...

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Tesla showroom and other projects planned for Wauwatosa’s Mayfair Collection area

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

Tesla showroom and other projects planned for Wauwatosa’s Mayfair Collection area

Implementation is moving ahead at the Mayfair Collection, the area planned in the 2015 Burleigh Triangle & Mayfair Road Corridor North Redevelopment Vision and Plan created by Vandewalle & Associates for the City of Wauwatosa. Notable new uses and project under development in the planning area include plans for a new Tesla showroom and service center, the first in Wisconsin for the innovative electric car company.

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