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Brazos Commons Riverfront Project Could Have Second Development

Posted by:Jonathon Lopez

11-story hotel would anchor second riverfront development, costing $129 million Original article by J.B. Smith of wacotrib.com The Brazos Promenade development now underway on the city-owned riverfront could be getting an even bigger neighbor next door. Business partners Joe Beard and Rick Sheldon are seeking downtown incentive funds to assist with a $129.3 million complex…

Brazos Commons riverfront project receives large budget

Posted by:Jonathon Lopez

TIF board approves $7.9 million for Brazos Commons riverfront project Original article by J.B. Smith of wacotrib.com The Brazos Commons riverfront project won Tax Increment Financing Zone board approval Thursday for a $7.9 million public investment to aid the proposal for an 11-story full-service hotel, retail space and 400 residences. Partners Joe Beard and Rick…

Local Restaurant Closes Down Due to I-35 Expansion

Posted by:Adam Voight

Waco’s El Chico closes to make room for I-35 widening Original Article by Mike Copeland of wacotrib.com The El Chico Cafe on Waco’s traffic circle has closed after more than 50 years of serving Tex-Mex food because of the planned widening of Interstate 35 and construction of a frontage road where the restaurant now stands….

Hurricane Harvey: Real Estate’s Big Players Respond To Storm Of The Century

Posted by:Adam Voight

Real estate’s big players respond to Hurricane Harvey Original Article by Gill South of inman.com Keller Williams’ charity arm, KW Cares, was finally able to send in its three 18-wheeler trucks from Austin, Texas to a waiting warehouse in Houston at 10:30 am Central Time, Friday. The trucks had volunteers aboard ready to work on…

From Big Green Automotive Garage To Milo Biscuit Co. Man Cave

Posted by:Adam Voight

Downtown sites in works for Milo Biscuit Co., Man Cave Original Article by Mike Copeland of WacoTrib.com Milo Biscuit Co., whose food truck at Magnolia Market at the Silos has created a loyal following, may find permanent quarters in the former Big Green Automotive garage at Eleventh Street and Franklin Avenue that is being marketed…

Jackson Station Retail Center At 320 South 8th Street To Open In Early 2018

Posted by:Adam Voight

Developers plan to create downtown restaurant, retail center called Jackson Station Original Article by Mike Copeland of WacoTrib.com The former Cornerstone Plumbing building at South Eighth Street and Jackson Avenue will become the roost for a “hot-chicken” restaurant and possibly a half-dozen retail shops under the guidance of two local entrepreneurs who recently acquired the…

Geyser Ice Co. Building To Be Converted Into Hotel, Restaurant And Live Entertainment Venue

Posted by:Adam Voight

Developer targets old Geyser Ice Co. building for hotel, restaurant, live entertainment venue Original Article by Mike Copeland of WacoTrib.com The historic Geyser Ice Co. building near downtown has changed hands yet again in less than two years, with the new owner hoping to convert the eyesore at South Ninth Street and Webster Avenue into…

Old Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center Continues To Sit On The Market For Sale

Posted by:Adam Voight

Old Hillcrest hospital complex still for sale Original Article by Mike Copeland of WacoTrib.com The 600,000-square-foot former Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center complex on Herring Avenue remains on the market almost 18 months after the facility was decommissioned by Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center, which occupies a new location at West Loop 340 and…

15,000-Square-Foot Soccer Facility Envision At Old Sanger School Site

Posted by:Adam Voight

Sole bid for Sanger School tract envisions indoor soccer facility Original Article by J.B. Smith of WacoTrib.com The city’s call for proposals to redevelop the old Sanger School site has brought only one proposal, from a local entrepreneur who wants to build an indoor soccer facility there. Benjamin Gonzalez, owner of Santana Tortilleria, said he…

Volkswagen Submits Plans For Dealership On Waco’s “Motor Mile”

Posted by:Adam Voight

Volkswagen dealer submits plans for Waco location Original Article by Mike Copeland of WacoTrib.com Hewlett Volkswagen in Georgetown has submitted plans to the city of Waco for construction of a dealership at 1401 W. Loop 340, which would make it part of what vehicle dealers there call Waco’s “Motor Mile.” Bobby Horner, Waco’s inspection services…

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