Barron’s Branch

Barron's Branch sign and facade
  • Housing type: Affordable and Market Rate Community
  • Region: Central Texas
  • Address: 817 Colcord Avenue Waco, Texas 76707
  • Leasing Status: Now Leasing
  • Units: 168
    30 - 1 Bedroom/1 Bath
    86 - 2 Bedroom/2 Bath
    48 - 3 Bedroom/2 Bath
    4 - 4 Bedroom/2 Bath
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  • Leasing number: 254-752-0500
  • Owner/Developer: Saigebrook Development and D Squared Property
  • Co-Developer: O-SDA Industries

Barron’s Branch is a two-phase community redevelopment partnership with the City of Waco. This garden style, family community consists of 168 units and encourages an active lifestyle with an array of indoor and outdoor amenities, and will connect to an improved city park via a bridge across Brazos Creek. The entire development meets national Green Building standards and is NGBS Green Certified. Barron’s Branch will offer a First Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program to its residents. This major redevelopment of an old apartment complex in Waco was completed between 2014 and 2015.

Affordability breakdown: 91% of Barron’s Branch’s units are affordable at 30%, 50%, and 80% area median income. 9% of the units are market rate.

Units feature spacious 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom floor plans, Energy Star appliances and fixtures, granite countertops, resilient flooring, plentiful storage, spacious closets, covered entries, balconies, and patios, and are cable, phone and internet ready.

Community amenities include a fully-furnished clubhouse with resident entertainment room, swimming pool, fitness center, cyber lounge, pavilion with BBQ grills and picnic tables, playground, monthly social activities, and a first time home buyer assistance program. The community features public art by Nic Noblique.

Financial partners include City of Waco, Community Bank of Texas, Well Fargo Community Development, and TDHCA.

Barron’s Branch in the news:

Barron’s Branch housing complex seen as a game-changer for North Waco

Texas Map with McLennan County location