In Episode 68 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Carole Fergusson. Carole is the Programs and Events Manager for StartUp Waco and will soon be launching Waco Restaurant Week, a food-filled philanthropic event partnering with some of the city's top establishments. Before that interview, Meek learns about the Brooks Oaks neighborhood from residential real estate expert Austin Hooper and commercial expert Gregg Glime discusses the need for Class-A office space in downtown.
Inside the Episode:
0:50 - The Residential Recap with Austin Hooper
5:20 - What’s Happening Here? with Gregg Glime
9:37 - Carole Fergusson’s Waco history
10:30- The start of Dichotomy
11:35 - Testing at the Downtown farmers market
12:15 - Early days of downtown’s resurgence
15:20 - Building a varied skill set
16:40 - Wacoans love to be entertained
19:00 - How Waco has changed?
20:35 - StartUp Waco initiatives
23:00 - Launching Waco Restaurant Week
25:28 - Casey Hooper on Balcones’ Partnership with Waco Restaurant Week
26:52 - Bourbonfest at Balcones