81 straight months of economic growth!
October marked Greater Waco's 81st month of economic growth! Leading contributors to this growth are strong residential real estate market activity and populous hotel/motel activity. Year-to-date, permits issued through October are up 15 percent. Hotel/motel spending is also up 15 percent through October compared to last year, marking the seventh year of strong expansion in Waco's hotel activity. Also of note is growing motor vehicle spending, up 6.4 percent for year-to-date spending, as well as Waco area sales tax collections, up 2.5 percent for year-to-date spending.
Zero Mountain
Industry: Distribution
Market: National
Of Note: Zero Mountain, Inc., a leader in the food-grade cold storage industry, will construct a 220,000 square-foot distribution facility in Waco. The facility, located near the Interstate 35 and Highway 6 interchange, will break ground in early 2019 and employ 45 once fully operational.
Industry: Fitness
Market: National
Of Note: ReFit recently refurbished a facility in Waco's Uptown for an expansion of the company's HQ and has gained global recognition for their dance fitness brand and have a social media following of over 60,000. Their fitness classes are streamed all over the world and ReFit Instructor training sessions are held frequently in cities across the country.
5045 Franklin Ave.
  • Centrally-located office space for lease
  • 29,700 square-foot facility on 1.92 acres
  • Includes 3,000 square feet of warehouse storage
  • Multiple private offices and built-in workstations
  • Negotiable tenant improvement allowance
  • Divisible floor plan and 95+ parking spaces
  • $7.50 per square foot + NNN rent

Contact Kenny Stevens at 254-752-9500 for more information.
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Market Stats
Greater Waco's telescopic look into the economy.

(84 available reports)
Regional Labor Force Nov. 2018:
Waco MSA: 126,064
7-county region: 329,457
Greater Downtown Waco is booming! With more than 2.6 million visitors, annually, Waco has become a destination city. Through implementation of a strategic vision, Waco is attracting great companies, talented people and continued interest to our distinct community. Since 2009, more than $1.4 billion in new private development activity has been announced in enterprise zones throughout Waco.
900 Degrees Wood Fired Pizzeria
315 S. University Parks Dr.
Pizzeria specializing in authentic Neapolitan pizza cooked in their unique 900 degree wood fired oven
315 S. University Parks Dr.
Japanese sweet and savory crepes, Thai-rolled ice cream and a variety of drinks
Billy Bob's Burgers
200 S. Second St.
This food truck success story is serving up old-fashioned burgers out of their new brick & mortar
Taste by Kissing Tree Vineyards
804 S. Seventh St., Ste. 105
Expansion of local vineyard Kissing Tree, "Taste," offering wine tastings, Italian-style coffee and an upscale bistro
William Hoyt Bagel and Brew
1123 S. Eighth St. (behind Common Grounds)
Bringing a taste of Brooklyn to Waco, providing traditional east coast bagels, locally-sourced schmears and all other bagel-related needs
Champions Barber Academy
721 Austin Ave.
New barber academy offering instruction on barber certification including skills such as beard facials and pampering services
Brazos River Dry Goods
210 S. Fifth St.
Lifestyle store for men with variety of products including grooming tools, cocktail supplies, clothing, gifts and more
  • More than 2.6 million people visited local Waco attractions in 2018.
  • Greater Waco has seen more than 80 months of economic growth since 2012.
  • Waco is home to Dr Pepper.
  • Home to the sweetest smelling industrial park in Texas, Mars Wrigley Confectionery (produces Skittles, Starburst and Snickers) and Coca-Cola North America (produces Minute Maid, Powerade and Vitamin Water.
  • "Sironia, Texas," written by Waco novelist Madison Cooper, is the second longest novel in American history.
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