Barron’s Branch

Housing type: Mixed Income Community

Address: 817 Colcord Avenue Waco, Texas 76707

Units: 168 units
30 – 1 Bedroom/1 Bath
86 – 2 Bedroom/2 Bath
48 – 3 Bedroom/2 Bath
4 – 4 Bedroom/2 Bath


Leasing number: 254-752-0500

Co-Owner/Developer: Saigebrook Development, LLC

Co-Developer: O-SDA Industries, LLC

Barron’s Branch is a two-phase community redevelopment partnership with the City of Waco. This garden style, family community 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 offers 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, balconies/patios, and covered entries.

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. Community features local public art by Nic Nobilque.

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

Barron’s Branch in the news:

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