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Two Years after Twin Peaks Shoot-Out, Site Still Vacant

Two years ago there was a deadly shoot-out at a Waco, Texas, Twin Peaks restaurant, which resulted in nine killed, over twenty wounded and almost two hundred jailed. The Waco site has remained empty ever since, for outwardly murky reasons that leave local real estate agents guessing.

“I am surprised there has not been more of a marketing push on that building,” said Pat Farrar, a veteran commercial agent with the Reid Peevey Real Estate Company. “Early on a listing briefly appeared on the LoopNet real estate site, and there were a couple of other places you could find information, but now everything is quiet. Nobody really seems to know what’s going on with that site.”

…Brad Davis, a commercial agent with Coldwell Banker Jim Stewart Realtors, said he still thinks the former Twin Peaks building “carries a stigma” that time alone will not change.

“I think they are going to have to raze it, tear it down,” Davis said. “People will always associate that building with what happened there. That was my opinion from the very first, and it still holds. — Mike Copeland, Waco Tribune-Herald

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