American Family Insurance – Gateway to the Enterprise


American Family Insurance wanted to create a “wow” factor at the main entrance of their corporate headquarters. In addition to reconfiguring their space, they wanted to enhance the marketing and branding elements for the 3,000+ people who work on campus. In a multi-phase execution, the three floors totaling just over 25,000 square feet, were all [...]

St. Thomas Aquinas

St. Thomas Aquinas found themselves in need of a new contractor to perform some much needed upgrades to their church. Leveraging several decades of theological facility construction, Vogel Bros. quickly answered their call. The interior renovation focused on four main areas. In the choir area, the organ platform had large columns underneath it that blocked [...]

BMO Harris Bank – Hilldale Branch


Located in the Hilldale Mall vicinity, and owned by WS Development, the existing BMO Harris Bank that occupied this corner was a small, driveup only branch that provided limited services for BMO’s customers. In addition to being limited as far as services, the facility itself was in desperate need of repair. One block away, BMO [...]


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Since first establishing a presence in Madison with five people in 2013, Zendesk has only continued to grow. Less than an year after their first project that included 3 floors in a newly renovated building in the heart of Madison’s downtown, they were in need of more space. Acquiring another floor in the building, Zendesk [...]

Boardman & Clark LLP

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Through a continued relationship with Boardman & Clark, as well as Urban Land Interests (who owns the building), Vogel Bros. was selected for the renovation of Boardman & Clark’s two floors of the US Bank Building in the heart of downtown Madison. As a result of a lease renegotiation and effort to reduce some of [...]

WI Center for Education Research


The Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s highly ranked public School of Education is one of the first and most productive education research centers in the world. It has assisted scholars and practitioners develop, submit, conduct and share grant-funded education research for more than 50 years. It provides services and [...]

Sun Prairie Westside Community Service Building

When the City of Sun Prairie wanted to bring 24/7 fire department service and other public safety upgrades to the west side, Vogel Bros. was ready to answer the call. Sun Prairie is a rapidly growing community, and just 13 years after Vogel Bros. built the initial 45,500 square foot emergency services building, it was [...]

Truesdell Animal Clinic

When Truesdell Animal Clinic added a vet to their practice and needed additional space, without hesitation they turned to Vogel Bros. Building Co. We had partnered with them for the initial construction of this clinic, and were welcomed back for the much needed renovations. A series of leadership turnover who had a wish list greater [...]

LL Bean – Hilldale Mall


Vogel Bros. served as a subcontractor to Sachse Construction, LL Bean’s national construction partner for the interior buildout of the Hilldale Mall retail store. When WS Development redeveloped the Hilldale Mall, they moved away from the tired traditional mall environment, and opted for a modern, open-air center. This transformation attracted premier tenants like LL Bean, [...]

Illuminating a Path


The Waunakee Area Public Arts Committee’s goal is to expand creative initiatives in Waunakee and fund public artwork around the community. They were looking for a public art piece to celebrate Waunakee’s excellence in education and create a lasting legacy for students, alumni, teachers, faculty, staff, parents and all those involved in the community. After a national wide search [...]

Oakwood Village Design Center

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In preparation to accept reservations for new apartment homes on the University Woods campus, Oakwood Village created a Design Center. This new office space allowed Oakwood to grow its sales staff and serve as a dedicated space for the presales team to meet with residents-in-waiting as well as work with prospective residents as they select their apartment home finishes. The [...]

Waunakee Public Library

The former library was restrained by its small size and lack of available parking for it’s current volume of patrons, but plans for a new library had been on hold for over 10 years while other Village priorities took precedence. Thanks to donations from members of the Waunakee community, including individuals, businesses, and organizations, over $1.5 million supplemented the Village’s [...]

Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics, Inc

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FCDI manufactures human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), which are skin or blood cells that scientists reprogram back into their embryonic state and then coax into specific cell types for use in scientific research or drug development. FCDI has called Madison home since it’s founding in 2004, and specifically has called the University Research Park its home. So when they [...]

Willy Street Co-Op: North

Looking to expand their locations to better server their customers, Willy Street Co-Op converted a former Pierce’s Market into Willy North, a full-service grocery cooperative specializing in natural, organic and locally produced foods. This 20,000 square foot space is double what it’s Eastside and Westside locations offer. Most of the renovations were performed to the facade of the store since [...]

Willy Street Co-Op: West

With over 35,000 members, Willy Street Co-Op;s west location has reached capacity and become a cramped space. The $2.25 million renovation and expansion of the Willy Street Co-Op in Middleton has resulted in virtually a new store. With wider aisles and 3,500 square feet of additional retail space, the now completed project has eliminated the cramp quarters and provided a [...]

Education Analytics

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Education Analytics is a non-profit organization that uses rigorous data to inform education research, management and policy decisions. They work with school districts, states, and foundation partners across the U.S. to identify innovative way to improve our education systems. Headquartered out of Madison since they started in 2012, recent growth in employees and advances in technology left them looking for [...]

Greenwoods State Bank

Greenwoods State Bank has been serving the people of Lake Mills since 1883, and was in need of a second full-service location in Lake Mills to better serve their customers. The 3,740 square foot building is located in the out lot of the Lake Mills Market owned by long-term Vogel Bros. customer Gundlach Properties LLC. The new branch office [...]

Eager Free Public Library

Evansville’s historic 110-year-old library received some much needed renovation after years of fundraising and planning efforts were finally approved. The addition will modernize the building and provides more rooms for programming, teen space, conferences and other community needs. The project began with asbestos abatement and demolition of the old post office that sat abandoned on the adjacent lot. This [...]

Luther Memorial Church ELCA

Over the last ten years, Vogel Bros. has had the opportunity to serve the construction needs of Luther Memorial on five separate occasions. Projects include a 15,650 square foot remodel of the lower level and a remodel of the narthex of the church. Renovations include remodeling of the ceiling, walls and floor finishes for apse and transepts in main [...]

Hilldale Mall


Hilldale is a premier lifestyle and shopping destination in Madison that offers national and local retailers, restaurants and entertainment options across a 675,000 square foot shopping center. When WS Development expanded their portfolio and acquired Hilldale, they were dedicated to redeveloping the tired traditional mall into a modern, open-air center with lush community green space and a mix of lifestyle [...]

25 W. Main

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25 W. Main is a fully renovated, Class A office building with a new modern glass facade, new high efficiency building systems, 171,000 square feet of rentable office space, 32,000 square feed of rentable retail space, and floor-to-ceiling windows offering amazing views. In addition to updating the corridor spaces with new high end finishes, Vogel Bros. completed several [...]

Willy Street Co-Op: East

Willy Street Co-Op is a full-service grocery cooperative specializing in natural, organic and locally produced foods since 1974. When their Eastside location became cramped, they looked to Vogel Bros. to complete a renovation and addition to better serve their customers. Vogel Bros. added an addition in the back for their receiving department and remodeled space in the basement [...]

Goodman Community Center – Brass Works

The Goodman Community Center (GCC) needed additional space to expand their middle and high school teen programs. Through the generosity of a donor, GCC purchased the Brass Works building across from their current center, and begin a renovation/addition to better suit their needs. The Brass Works building was originally built in 1918 and has underwent several additions through to 1959. [...]

WiscNet World Headquarters

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For more than five years, WiscNet tried to spruce up their cramped 4,200 square foot space, but efforts ultimately became counter-productive. Vogel Bros. Building Co. had 11 weeks to complete a 10,000 square foot interior demolition and build-back of a new space. The fresh and contemporary environment juxtaposes neutral finishes with branded pops of color, custom vinyl wall coverings and [...]

Capitol Centre Market

Since 1983, Capitol Centre Market as served the downtown community. The small, friendly, quirky locally owned store needed more space to better serve their customers. In 2018, a portion of the building that had been vacated by another tenant was repurposed to provide extra square footage to expand the Market. Excavation below the former hardware [...]

316 W. Washington

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Situated on W. Washington Avenue and just a few blocks from the Capitol Square, 316 is primed to become one of Downtown Madison’s best values for office space. Hovde Properties wanted a building renovated to attract new tenants to the area. The project boasts on-site parking, bike storage, and workout facilities in addition to state-of-the-art [...]

Zendesk Madison Office

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Zendesk moved into Madison in 2013 with just five employees. By 2018, they had expanded their ranks to nearly 300 employees, and simply outgrew their space. With expectation of expanding by more than 100 additional employees over the next several years, Zendesk moved their operations to three floors of the 25 W. Main building located on the Square. The [...]

Vogel Bros. Building Co. Madison Office


After spending 40 years at our former location, growth over the years created the need for expansion and a modern, state-of-the-art facility, designed with a focus on simplicity and clean lines both externally and internally. The building is sited to take advantage of the natural beauty of the site. The interior layout maximizes the use of natural light, [...]

Norwegian Heritage Center

The Edwin E. and Janet L. Bryant Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Stoughton, WI concepted the Norwegian Heritage Center, a facility intended to become a community resource, with an emphasis on exploring and reinforcing the strong Norwegian heritage of the region. The two-story building will total approximately 15,000 [...]

Cambridge Community Library

The Cambridge Community serves the municipalities of the Village of Cambridge, Village of Rockdale, Town of Christiana, Town of Oakland and the Town of Deerfield. Through the generosity of many local individuals, as well as people from outside the area, the new library project received widespread support to expand their services and upgrade the facilities. [...]

Willy Street Co-Op

The Willy Street Co-Op’s East store renovation and addition was completed in 12 phases in just 10 months, all while keeping the store open to the co-op’s more than 31,000 members. Shoppers now enjoy a new produce section, gender-neutral bathrooms, improved and expanded entrance and a new community room. The renovation included adding gas-fired pizza [...]

Federal Building


Vogel Bros. renovated the historic Federal Building which was built in 1919 and became Lakeland’s first post office. The building underwent its first renovation in 1931 where it was doubled in size. Vogel Bros. completed its most recent renovation which included some demolition work and repairs to the concrete, brick and cast stone. Repairs also [...]