Posts Tagged "workforce"

Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan Process Looks at Options

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020 in News | 0 comments

MADISON, WISC. (Excerpts from Madison.com) – Vandewalle & Associates has been working with the City and neighborhoods to develop a reuse plan for the abandoned Oscar Mayer plant and revitalize the surrnounding northside.  Over eight months of community outreach, residents on the North and East side have expressed broad support for revitalizing the region. But many say the Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan would bring too much traffic and housing density to the neighborhood and result in the loss of key open space. And they oppose plans to locate a Metro Transit bus garage on the...

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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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Alliant to close Sheboygan coal plant, retain Vandewalle

Posted by on May 22, 2020 in News | 2 comments

Alliant to close Sheboygan coal plant, retain Vandewalle

SHEBOYGAN, WISC (excerpts from wsjonline.com) – Alliant Energy has announced it is closing its Sheboygan coal-fired power plant, which is the last of its kind operating in Sheboygan. The Edgewater 5 generating station will be completely decommissioned by 2023. While that date is years ahead of the previous schedule for the plant, City officials say it will save taxpayers hundreds of millions in taxpayer costs. Alliant said it has retained Vandewalle & Associates, a Madison-based urban planning and economic development firm to help with decommissioning and redevelopment plans for...

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Mount Horeb adds new corporate jobs, restaurants and retail

Posted by on Feb 4, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Mount Horeb adds new corporate jobs, restaurants and retail

MOUNT HOREB, WI (EXCERPTS FROM MADISON.COM): The City of Mount Horeb has been undergoing a period of growth, particularly in the downtown–bringing new retail, restaurants and residents. The latest big change comes from a new four-story, 108,000-square-foot corporate headquarters building a block off Main Street for Duluth Holdings, the parent company of Duluth Trading Co. Meanwhile Gempler’s, a direct catalog and web retailer that sells clothing, tools and other equipment to agricultural producers and homeowners who like to work outside, has also returned to the village. This is where...

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