In Episode 47 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Megan Henderson. Megan serves as Executive Director for City Center Waco, a non-profit that connects communities, developers, and the City to bring about inclusive and equitable development in our neighborhoods. Before their conversation, Austin introduces "The Residential Recap," a monthly segment where residential real estate expert Austin Hooper breaks down activity in the housing market, and then he highlights recent retail growth at the UParks Village development located on University Parks Drive between Mary Avenue and Jackson Street.
Inside the Episode:
0:41 - The Word on the Street: development
2:02 - The Residential Recap with Austin Hooper
7:11 - Megan Henderson’s Waco history
8:26 - Growth along the I-35 corridor
9:10 - Explanation of her role with City Center Waco
10:10 - The Imagine Waco plan
14:12 - results from the TIF market study
18:10 - Walking along a revitalized Elm Avenue
23:40 - What makes a good neighborhood?
26:28 - Next steps for City Center Waco