Winona Downtown Strategic Plan

Winona, MN | Public Works

Overview

ISG has worked with the City to plan 20+ projects focused on economic development, workforce, connectivity, multi-modal transportation, revitalization, education, safety, and sustainability.


Opportunity

To drive economic development in the area, City leaders decided to take a strategic look at how to welcome and embrace change while maintaining Downtown Winona’s strong values and history.

Solution

Passion is generally derived from an intimate, direct connection, and ISG has continually been involved in projects that positively impact the City of Winona and its citizens. Efforts have included master planning efforts and individual studies, both with public and private partnerships in mind. From transformative improvements to the City’s historic Levee Park and Main Street district to planning efforts that create a strategic resource for the revitalization and preservation of outdoor community assets, ISG’s work in Winona has been both dynamic and impactful.


"I really do think this investment in what we're doing now is going to pay off in the 60 Main Street project and other projects downtown.”

- Mark Peterson, Mayor, City of Winona

Market News

ISG Strategically Advances Environmental Service Expertise

July 23, 2020 (Bloomington, Minnesota) – ISG, a professional design and engineering firm made a strategic advancement to expand its services by welcoming Julie Blackburn as its new Environmental Practice Group Leader, out of the firm’s Bloomington office. Joining 300+ employee-owners including a team of in-house environmental scientists, Julie, the former Governor’s appointee to the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council, brings over 25 years of passion for identifying environmental solutions and will guide the firm as it takes the next step in becoming an industry leader in environmental services.
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ISG Named Business of the Year by Grow Cedar Valley

June 22, 2020 (Waterloo, Iowa) – Based on its growing presence in eastern Iowa and efforts to give back to the community, ISG has received the 2020 Business of the Year Award from Grow Cedar Valley, an organization devoted to the growth of businesses in the region. ISG’s Waterloo office was honored as one of two businesses of the year (1-50 full-time employees), marking the firm’s growing impact in the region since expanding its footprint to Waterloo in 2018.
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