In this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek speaks with Wendy Gragg of www.DowntownWacoTX.com about the redevelopment of downtown Waco, her job covering events for the City, and upcoming local happenings to mark on your calendar. Meek also discusses professional office space downtown, the passing of local real estate legend Jim Stewart, and the City's arcane Tax Increment Financing incentive program.
0:43: New office space coming downtown
1:24: Real estate legend Jim Stewart
2:22: What exactly is TIF funding?
5:00: Wendy Gragg's history in Waco
7:32: The origins of covering downtown happenings
9:32: Early downtown redevelopment
12:17: What is drawing people downtown?
14:45: Wendy's favorite thing about downtown
16:05: How her views of development have changed
19:39: Farmer's Market moving downtown
23:44: Upcoming events on DowntownWacoTX.com calendar
25:55: First Friday