Last Updated June 23rd, 2019
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With the massive amount of growth we are experiencing here, we continue to see new businesses coming to town on a regular basis.
If you are opening a new business send us an email and tell us a little bit about your business and where you will be located and we’ll include your business in the list below.
Louisiana Crab Shack – Added 6/23/19
900 North Austin Ave
If you’ve driven down Austin Avenue near the Williams Drive intersection recently you may have noticed the sign on the building that says Louisiana Crab Shack.
It seems they are already hiring.
Pet Paradise Resort – Added 6/23/19
To find this, turn right on Rivery Drwy when you exit Wal-Mart.
(This street does not have a sign, we got Rivery Drwy from Google Maps.)
Just dirt so far. Tap the image for a larger view.
We found this online about Pet Paradise Resort;
“…We offer the ultimate pet boarding and pet daycare experience for your dog or cat. Our attentive staff is passionate about pets and will go the extra mile to ensure that your pet has a safe and enjoyable time with us.
“…Whether it’s making a splash in our signature bone-shaped pool or relaxing at storytime, Pet Paradise promises to create a memorable stay for your pet.
“In addition, our four-legged guests can indulge in a day of excitement and adventure at day camp or have a spa day and receive a fresh, new look by one of our professional groomers.”
More Here As Available
They are making a lot of progress on the new HTeaO Store on Williams Drive. We learned that they are expecting the concrete to be poured mid week and walls soon thereafter!
Here’s a close-up pic we took while no workers were present. Tap for larger view.
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The new store has started construction. They are the fenced in area at the corner of Booty’s Crossing and Williams Drive.
Here a recent pic of the location. Tap for larger view.
4/4/19 – From the folks at HTeaO, “HTeaO is getting close to breaking ground! Permitting fees are paid so we are closer! “We will build our store within 90 days of permitting.
“We are asking our soon to be new hometown help us with liking our new HTeaO Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/hteaogeorgetown/
HTeaO will include a custom tea bar with 22 flavors of sweet and unsweet iced tea. They will also feature a full line of YETI merchandise and healthy snack options featuring Project7, Clif Bars, Clint & Sons Beef Jerky and many others.
Opening Date is mid-Summer 2019.
QuikTrip – Updated 6/23/19
3901 Williams Drive
The new store can’t be too far from opening! Here are a few new pics we took. They already have stuff inside the store.
The new store will feature an in-store QT Kitchen, offering fresh made food such as pizza, sandwiches, and specialty drinks, plus the usual gas and convenience store items.
Added 6/22/19 – All Things New Floral and Gifts has moved into their new location at 823 South Austin Avenue. The new location is just next door to their former location.
We can expect a Grand Opening mid July. Here are a few pics of the new store, they were still working on everything when we were there. Tap any image for larger view and slideshow.
Kyoto Asian Cuisine (Sushi & Steaks) – Updated 6/22/19
1103 Rivery Blvd
Former Location of Salsa’s
Kyoto Sushi & Steaks Asian Cuisine is Open!!!
For the Grand Opening they are very generously offering 10% off tickets of $30 or more for the first 6 months!
Sunday & Monday – 11am to 9:30 pm
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday & Thursday – 11am to 9:30pm
Friday & Saturday – 11am to 10pm
We were able to get some new images; here are a few. Tap any image for larger view.
Just Love Coffee Cafe – Updated 6/22/19
1013 W University Ave Suite 195
Wolf Ranch Town Center
Just Love Coffee is Open!!
They are open daily from 6am to 10pm.
Featuring hand-roasted coffee specialty drinks and food. They offer breakfast, lunch and dinner!
Wolf Crossing Development – Updated 6/21/19
Southeast Intersection of IH-35 and University Avenue
There have been some developments – According to the artist rendering for Wolf Crossing Brochure dated 6/18/19 there are a few additions to the line-up of businesses that will be coming. The new to us list includes; Good Will, Mahana Fresh, Club Pilates, PJ’s Cafe and Sleep Number.
Plus another building has walls, this is the one located just east of the Power Park along University, looks like it will be the Good Will Store…tap for larger view.
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6/16 – Here are some recent images of the progress along IH-35. Tap any image for larger view.
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We have more stores to add to the list for the Wolf Crossing Development. To continue the list below; Aspen Dental, Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, ALDI, Gold’s Gym, Austin Regional Clinic, DECA Dental Group, Ulti Mattress, Total Nutrition, Club Pilates, Austin’s Pizza, Mama Fu’s, Organic Nails Spa.
3/6/19 – Thanks to a very helpful reader we have a new-to-us developers brochure with a Site Map that show exactly where the businesses will be located and a few new ones. See it here.
1/1/19 – Here’s the list of businesses that are slated to be in Wolf Crossing according to the developers brochure; Olive Garden, Jason’s Deli, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Salons by JC, P. Terry’s Burgers, Verizon, Firestone, First Watch Daytime Cafe, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Tiff’s Treats, Care Now Urgent Care and Grocery Store.
10/29/18 – We were by the site of the Wolf Crossing Development and it’s looking very beautiful. The land is rolling with lots of lovely old trees they have fenced off for safe keeping. Here’s a picture of their new sign.
10/6/18 – They’ve broken ground at the Wolf Crossing Development. And they are doing a lot of clearing. Click through for our pics here and more info on this development.
The future Wolf Crossing Development will be located across IH-35 from Wolf Ranch Town Center and south of Hwy 29. Expected to break ground in April 2018 with planned completion in 2019.
Aurora Medical Spa – Added 6/19/19
1013 West University Ave. Suite 195
Wolf Ranch Town Center next to Just Love Coffee
Aurora Medical Spa is a state-of-the art medical spa offering today’s most advanced and effective skin rejuvenation procedures. Offering anti-aging treatments such as Botox and Dermal Fillers plus chemical peels, Hydrafacials, medical grade skincare, coolscuplting, laser and more.
The target opening date is October 1st, 2019. More Here as available.
6/17/19 Update – We have a new pic we took recently of the new facility coming in on Airport Road. And we also have the artists rendering that shows all the buildings and how they fit on the space.
Note: the image on the left is taken from the airport road entrance, the rendering on the right is taken from the IH-35 service road entrance side. Tap either image for larger view.
4/29/19 – There’s been a lot of progress at the Holt Cat location. It looks like 2 giant buildings and a large covered area. Tap any image for larger view.
We’ve been to the Holt Cat Location and they are making a little progress, it seems, here’s an updated image.
Holt Cat broke ground on their 85,000 ft facility January 30th. The 75 acres where Holt Cat will be is located along Airport Road and is tagged for small-scale industry and commercial use. The city is expecting to see more growth in this area.
Their expected completion date is summer 2019.
Baron’s Creek Vineyard – Updated 6/17/19
706 South Austin Avenue
We will all have to wait to try the new winery coming in downtown. The new owners are waiting on permits. They hope to be open the first week of July and a Grand Opening is to be announced.
5/28 – The new winery is looking really pretty inside. Here’s a sneak peak pic we got yesterday. Tap for larger view.
5/1/19 – There’s a new Winery Coming to the Georgetown Texas Square. It’s called Baron’s Creek Vineyards and they are from Fredericksburg.
We can expect the new winery to offer memberships and tastings.
We found this new sign posted at the Bluebonnet Plaza Center. We aren’t clear as to why the sign says Spring 2019, last we heard the opening date was fall 2019.
Here’s the sign, tap for larger view. There was also another sign across the street about an Academy Sports Hiring Trailer that appeared to point behind the First Baptist Church, in case you are interested.
On the sign it says to apply at www.careers.academy.com
2/26/19 – Academy Sports has confirmed that they will be opening this fall in the Bluebonnet Plaza.
1/2/19 – It appears that Academy Sports + Outdoors is coming to Georgetown Texas. According to the developers brochure it will be located in Bluebonnet Plaza.
The location is the north west corner of the intersection of Wolf Ranch Parkway and Hwy 29; across from the new Natural Grocers.
The new building is getting brick, you may be able to see in this image that there are large double garage doors along the side of the building where the park will be.
Tap image for larger view.
We have learned from the architect that this building will feature a park on the side between the new building and Grace Heritage. There will be out door tables and garage doors that open to the building.
2/20/19 – It’s the new 2 story home of the Watkins Insurance Group and tenants.
Construction began on the 9,600 sq. ft. building last July (2018) and is scheduled for completion summer 2019.
Lamppost Coffee – Updated 6/15/19
809 South Main Street in downtown
Former location of Divine Treasures
Here’s a new pic of the inside. Tap for larger view.
It won’t be to long now until the new coffee shop opens in downtown. The target is Late July/Early August. They are working out problems with the building. We will let you know when they have a definite opening date.
From Lamppost Coffee – “We are a coffee shop bringing craft coffee to Round Rock and beyond. We make our own pastries, breakfast tacos, sandwiches, salads and more.
“We can cater any event – large or small – and have been voted the best coffee shop two years in a row! We love coffee, love food and love people.”
We’ll keep you posted.
St. David’s CareNow – Added 6/15/19
Wolf Crossing Development
It looks like we are getting a new St. David’s CareNow, located in the new Wolf Crossing Development going up along IH-35.
Here’s a picture of the progress so far, as you can see they will be located at the very corner of the development. Tap the image for a larger view.
This will be an affordable walk-in clinic alternative for minor illnesses and injuries, such as cold and flu, sports physicals and minor strains or sprains. Walk-ins are welcome and appointments aren’t required.
They have their construction permit and will be doing some work getting the inside of the store ready.
Plus they will start construction on the new Smoke House, with multiple smoke pits, that will be on the side of the building.
There’s a temporary sign on the building, here’s a pic of it, tap the image for a larger view.
Target opening date is late July
-They are hoping to have a food truck at the 4th of July Celebration.
Wish Well House Event Venue – Added 6/9/19
511 South Main
This venue will offer an indoor entertaining space that can seat up to 300 people with a dance floor and interior cocktail space. Combining the two indoor areas is an outdoor courtyard perfect for wedding ceremonies or outdoor dining.
Scheduled to be completed in 2020.
A bit of history from their website – “1920 was the date. And Sheriff Lee O. Allen was the man behind the building, constructing the then, 8 room home, into a refuge for his growing family.
“Sheriff Allen, one of the counties first, was in the midst of helping the future Governor of Texas, Dan Moody, investigate the Ku Klux Klan in what would eventually help bring the downfall of the Klan in the State of Texas.”
Westinghouse Road Corporate Center – Updated 6/9/19
1200 Block between FM 1460 and Mays Street.
We have some more details about this project, here’s an image of what is proposed.
Westinghouse Road Corporate Center is a 15.93-acre mixed-use development offering offering office, medical office, flex, and retail buildings when fully built out.
Sites are available for sale or build to suit. Buildings are scheduled for competion the third quarter of 2019.
10/10/18 – The Georgetown City Council approved an economic development agreement that paves the way for the construction of a 98,000-square-foot business park on Westinghouse Road.
The Westinghouse Business Center will provide speculative space for a variety of commercial uses, such as medical, technology and professional services, as well as retail space. Continue Reading
600 Degrees Market – Updated 6/7/19
114 E. Seventh Street Suite 115
We were downtown yesterday and found something really cool in the front courtyard at the new 600 Degrees Market!
Not only is it a cool new pic, it tells us what we can expect to get there. In case you can’t read it..”Retail – Shop – Beer – Wine – Pasta – Subs – Calzones.”
Opening Targeted for Late June/ Early July.
Tap the image for a larger view.
Here’s a recent image of the new tile floor, the new wood ceiling and the future mural on the north wall of the patio. Tap either image for larger view.
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4/13 – The new 600 Degrees Market is shaping up with some added features like wooden planter boxes in front, and a new ceiling for their courtyard.
3/5/19 – We’ve spoken with the owners about the new 600 Degrees Market! And we have some exciting details for you…
The new production kitchen will allow for less waiting at both locations and will feature a state-of-the-art brick oven.
When you visit you can enjoy open case artisan and craft beer, seating in their new covered courtyard and inside seating.
There’s a location map at the link below with both locations shown.
New Convenience Store – Updated 6/1/19
Hwy 29 Just West of Water Oaks Entrance
We’ve been back by the site of new convenience store and they are working on the framework. Here’s an updated image of the progress.
Tap image for larger view.
Livingston Hearing – Added 5/31/19
3010 Williams Drive #108
Mas Fajita Center
We found this new business coming to town this week while we were out. It’s close to ready according to the contractor we spoke with.
We’ll keep you posted.
We have learned from a reader that the land is for sale, once someone buys that land they will develop 27 condo units. She said the cost may be in the mid-$500,000.
27 Condos in a Gated Community are coming.
We found this ribbon today along Hwy 29 east of Georgetown.
We will keep you posted.
Here’s a recent image of the inside of the new Ulta…as you can see it’s a big space.
We do have confirmation that they are working on things and that they hope to open late this summer.
Offering a variety of products including make-up, nails, skin care, hair care, fragrances, bath and body.
Learn More Here
Historic Post Office, Steakhouse and Ballroom – Updated 5/25/19
Across from 600 Degrees Pizza, corner of 8th and Church Streets
The Historic Post Office in downtown Georgetown will be getting a whole new life when architect Gary Wang’s visions are completed. We attended the Breakfast Links at the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce this week.
The area downstairs will be a steak house with an oyster bar and the upstairs will be a ballroom with a dance floor.
There was a question about how they plan to use the basement in this building. Mr. Wang wouldn’t say, but it seems there’s more news coming about that.
Here are the plans for the first and second floors. Tap either image for larger view.
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12/16/18 – Georgetown’s Historic Post Office building located across from 600 Degrees will have new owners soon and they are planning to preserve the historic character of the building.
The plan is to turn it into a Steak House and Ballroom with special events, weddings and social gatherings. The opening date could come as soon as late 2019!
10/18 – The City of Georgetown has approved the real estate contract for the sale of two Downtown Buildings, the City Hall (Old Post Office Building) located at 113 East 8th Street, and the The Municipal Court/City Council Chambers located at 101 E. Seventh Street.
Doug Smith Performance Center – Added 5/25/19
2nd and Rock Streets
They have broken ground on the new 14,000 square foot Doug Smith Performance Center. This center will offer the Palace Theater a location for their arts education program for youth.
This new 3 story building will allow growth in a space designed and built especially as a Children’s Theater.
The new building will offer:
-200+ seat performance space
-Dance studio with a professional dance floor
-7 class rooms
-8 bathrooms across 3 floors
-Outdoor terrace for events and special classes
-Elevator and 2 staircases
WagHeaven – Updated 5/25/19
Recently Ken and I had the pleasure of meeting with the owners of the soon coming Wag Heaven. We learned they will be offering hypo-allergenic pet products with no soy, corn or wheat, at affordable prices.
There are 2 Wag Heaven locations coming to Georgetown this year:
-By the Monument Cafe near Lark & Owl Booksellers – The partners hope to open this location late 2019.
-In the Mas Fajitas Shopping center by Cyclewerx – This store will be opening first with a late August 2019 target date. We’ll keep you posted…
Barrels & Amps – Updated 5/24/19
Downtown – Corner of 8th and Austin Avenue next to the Williamson Museum
We went by Barrels & Amps today and it’s looking awesome inside!!
After talking with Mark Thompson, one of the owners of Barrels & Amps and also owner of 600 Degrees Pizza, we are certain that Barrels & Amps will have something for everybody.
The new venue will be family and kid friendly (except for certain events.)
And, we can expect reasonable prices, an array of craft beers, plus a good selection of your traditional favorites.
As for the opening date…they are shooting for a soft opening by the end of June and then a Grand Opening, date to be announced.
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We have a few new pics of the inside progress. Tap any image for larger view and slide show.
The opening has been rescheduled for around June 1st.
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2/27/19 Update – We have spoken with the fine folks over at Barrels & Amps and we have news about the opening!
The target soft opening for the bar side is scheduled for Saturday May 4th and the Target Grand Opening is scheduled for Saturday May 11th!! These dates are dependent on getting everything approved by the city by that time.
They are planning to knock our socks off with an elevated bar menu from their Chef, their seasoned veteran staff and a full bar with 75 draft beers.
The new owners are very excited about offering two stages with something fun going on all the time, like Two Step Tuesday and Dueling Pianos. Expect a casual laid back atmosphere with tight security and something for everybody.
Just east of the HEB in the new strip center
We are not able to pinpoint a website for this new business so we can’t tell much about it.
More here as available.
There are a bunch of signs on the building where Tuesday Morning will be coming. They are taking quite a bit of space and more than one space.
Here’s an official poster from the former Cherry Berry Yogurt and there are similar signs in the former windows of ABC Scrubs and Cici’s Pizza locations.
5/11/19 – The Tuesday Morning located along the IH-35 Service Road near HEB will be moving. We first thought they would be moving to Wolf Crossing, but now we understand that they are moving to the Rivery Town Crossing where Cherry Berry Yogurt and Cici’s Pizza were located.
More Here as Available
Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa – Added 5/18/19
950 West University
Set to open in November 2019, offering facials and skin therapies plus several different types of massages.
More Here https://handandstone.com
Downtown Building Gets New Concept – Added 5/18/19
Corner of 7th and Main Streets
You may have noticed the signs on the windows of the former City Council Chambers Building, they are planning to do quite a bit to the existing building.
The location is at the corner of 7th and Main Streets. We know that one of the new spaces will be holding a Brewery but the new design will create spaces for a lot of new stores.
The projected opening date is Spring 2020.
Lone Star Kolaches – Added 5/18/19
2500 Williams Drive
We have confirmation that Lone Star Kolaches will be moving into the former Golden Chick building on Williams Drive. They are hoping to open in a couple of months.
Lone Star Kolaches already has 4 locations around Austin and one in Flugerville, and their online menu looks delicious and it’s the same one they will be serving at the Georgetown location.
New City Plaza – Added 5/11/19
West of Downtown
There’s a new City Plaza under consideration at this time. This would be an area around the City Buildings that would be a small event venue and connect the city buildings.
Wildflower House of Tea – Updated 5/11/19
Location to be determined
From the Williamson County Sun – Plans are to open Wildflower Ranch – Wild-flower House of Tea, a destination location with cottage-style accommodations, a tasting room, a wildflower farm and community event venue in Georgetown.
The owner’s goal is for the venue to be within a 15 to 20-minute drive from the Square. Construction is expected to start in summer 2020.
We will keep you posted.
Find them at Second Saturday Market Days.
Wildflower House of Tea is a curated collection of specialty tea for the free-spirited, independent thinkers, and perpetual daydreamers. Learn More Here
New Convenience Store Gas and Retail – Added 5/11/19
2090 Westinghouse Road
The building is pretty massive looking from the road and it has three separate doors for retail.
No way to tell when construction will be complete, we’ll keep you posted.
Pupology Boutique For Pets and Their People – Updated 5/11/19
4230 Williams Drive
We have an opening date.. The Soft Opening will be Monday July 1st!
5/4/19 – We went by the new location today and took this picture of the new spot. It’s really looking official with a Coming Soon sign. Tap for larger view.
They will be offering Premium Pet Foods, Kitty Corner, Gift Boutique, Pet Accessories, Treat Bar & Bakery, Natural Pet Supplements and a Pet Wash Lounge, Hemp-based CBD products, USA-Made Chew Toys and a Canine Courtyard.
From the Pupology FB page – “Two incredible woman-owned pet businesses will be joining me on this new adventure – Andrea Lee of Pawsome Blossoms and Carmen Davailus of Carmen Buck Photography.”
Academia East – Updated 5/11/19
605 to 701 East University Drive
Here are some recent images from the development. Tap either image for larger view.
It looks like this development will include space upstairs for 12 apartments.
The downstairs spaces are marked for offices, retail and restaurants.
If you click through we have the Developers PDF, a location map and more details.
Mama Fu’s – Added 5/11/19
Mama Fu’s has closed their Wolf Ranch Location as of this posting. They are slated for the Wolf Crossing Development and are planning to reopen November 2019.
W&J Wellness Foot Spa – Added 5/5/19
4405 Williams Drive
Just east of the HEB in the new strip center
Here’s a pic we took showing that we are getting a Foot Spa! Sounds pretty awesome.
Tap the image for larger view. We will keep you posted.
Mod Pizza – Added 4/28/19
Wolf Crossing Development
We were in Cedar Park today and went by Mod Pizza, it was early but we did get a couple of good pics, including the menu. Tap either image for larger view.
The development is scheduled to be completed late this year. No word yet about the opening of Mod Pizza. More here as available.
Heritage Crossing – Downtown Development – Updated April 17th, 2019
Heritage Crossing – We understand this is the name of the development at the old Eat’s On 8th Location; corner of 8th and Church, across the street from 600 Degrees Pizza.
The new space will have Retail and Restaurant on the first floor and office space on the second floor.
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12/28/18 – There’s a really big sign at the corner of 8th and Church Street. It’s the old location of Eats On 8th.
For the newbies – On December 17th 2016 Eats on 8th was the site of a fire after an issue with faulty water heaters, the restaurant never re-opened and was torn down.
Now, this sign is promising a new building is coming Summer 2019! And they also say the new space will be for restaurant, office or retail.
Check out the picture on the sign! Click the image for larger view.
We’ll keep you posted. More and Map Here
Wolf Lakes Village Italian Style Development – Updated 4/16/19
4/16/19 – We have now learned, from the City, that this project is expected to break ground for utilities sometime in 2019.
12/18 – From the City…”Initial plans for….Wolf Lakes Village were approved by the Georgetown City Council at their meeting last night 12/11. The project includes office, retail, entertainment, hotels, and 2,400 housing units totaling 5.3 million square feet of development phased over several years. Continue reading the update from the city.
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Earlier in 2018 – This development is underway! With many city approvals including the Phasing Plan, Architectural Site Plan, Planned Unit Development and more. To be built out within 10 years.
The development would include 4 million square feet of space for corporate campuses, a cathedral, bell tower, apartments, homes and retail. Ms. Wolf McLachlan described a place where people could live, work, shop and play.
Located at Interstate 35 and Texas Hwy 29; the community would include a wedding chapel, three lakes, a plaza and arched bridges, a cinema, cathedral and 3500-seat amphitheater.
Learn More Including Detailed description, updates and video.
River Place Development – Updated 4/16/19
It’s been a while since we have heard or reported anything on the River Place Development. Today we did hear something and thought it was worth noting.
Ken went to the Chamber of Commerce monthly Breakfast Links today. Michaela Dollar, Economic Development Director, for the City confirmed that the River Place Development is still in the works.
This will be across Austin Avenue from El Monumnto, there’s an empty lot with two bill boards there now. The property is located along the San Gabriel River.
Added 9/9/18 – Developers Sam and Rebecca Pfister have big plans for the block located along South Austin Avenue, across from El Monumento Restaurant.
Plans for Phase I of the development include a three story building with covered parking and office Space on the first floor, office space on the second floor and apartments on the third floor. Continue Reading
Party City is slated to be one of the tenants in the soon-to-be-built Bluebonnet Plaza located along Hwy 29 across from Natural Grocers.
The publicly traded retail chain sells Party Supplies, Birthday Party Supplies, Halloween Costumes, helium tanks, candy, pinatas, decorations, baking supplies, gifts, personalized products, custom invitations and banners and a lot more.
Tiff’s Treats is coming to Georgetown Texas and they have something special to offer.
The Georgetown location is planned for the new Wolf Crossing Development that is slated for completion late 2019.
Tiff’s Treats specializes in Baked Cookies delivered to order.
We can call or use their app and they will bake up some cookies and deliver them hot and fresh.
New KFC near Sun City – Added 4/1/19
We have heard that there will be a brand new store near Sun City. We are working to confirm.
More info here as available.
Austin’s Pizza – Added 3/30/19
Wolf Ranch Crossing
That’s right, looks like another Pizza place is coming to Georgetown.
Austin’s Pizza has 13 location around central Texas. They offer specialty pizzas, build your own, pizza rolls, salads, brownies and more. Plus they have gluten free options on their menu.
Sedro Crossing Business Park – Updated 3/29/19
Here’s a shot of the sign and the work in progress. Tap for larger view.
They’ve broken ground on the a new Medical & Office Complex, Sedro Crossing Business Park.
From their website: “Our hope is to provide easy accessibility to the residents of Sun City and Surrounding area. Let us know if you need a ride to your appointment.”
Goddard School – Added 3/29/19
3740 Williams Drive
There’s a beautiful building going up along Williams Drive. This is a description we got from their website; “Think about all the times you pretended to be a doctor, a chef, a parent or a pro athlete when you were a child.
“As you enjoyed exploring that role, you were figuring out how different people behave and learning through play. A play-based curriculum allows children the freedom to have fun while discovering and exploring the world and their interests.”
HEB on Hwy 29 and IH-35 – Added 3/29/19
There’s a lot of work going on behind the HEB store on University Ave, we thought it might be the beginning of the ‘new’ store.
So, we went inside and spoke with the store manager and she said they are not getting a new store. The work going on behind is working on the pipes.
I explained that a new store appears in plans we’ve seen and she said they were told “no new store”, that’s why they have been upgrading the current store.
New Development Along Shell Road – Added 3/24/19
Just north of Williams Drive
There’s a new development being proposed along Shell Road, just north of Williams Drive.
According to our sources the city has begun the process of approval.
The developer is proposing 1,047 single-family homes, 246 town homes, and 220 multi-family units, 13 acres of commercial/retail/office, 28 acres of public parkland, two amenity centers, an internal trail with the ability to connect with a future trail to West Side Park, and additional open space.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt – Added 3/23/19
Wolf Crossing Development
They have a bunch of options, including non-fat, low-fat, tart, sorbet, no sugar added, low carb and low carb with no sugar added. They also offer gluten-free and vegan treat options.
Menchie’s offers more flavors than I can share here, but I’ll name a few; black cherry tart, butterscotch, chocolate cookie dough, cold brewed coffee, fresh shredded coconut, German chocolate cake, Lemon Oreo, mudslide pie, pecan praline surprise, red velvet royale, toasted marshmallow and sweet pink lemonade sorbet.
Grand Living at Georgetown – Updated 3/23/19
1330 W University Ave.
Went by the location and found this sign. Tap for larger view.
Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care Services.
Featuring well-appointed residences, a variety of dining venues,a performance theater and an engaging wellness center and spa.
Plus a Library and Grand Lounge, Chapel and Meditation Center, Meandering Gardens, Pet Grooming Center & Piano and Instrumental Practice Rooms.
Kork Wine Bar – Updated 3/23/19
815 S Main Street
First Floor of the, now under Construction, Watkins Building
We took a picture at the construction site today, it shows their cool logo.
New wine bar planning to open Fall 2019
Willie’s Grill and Ice House – Added 3/17/19
Wolf Crossing Development
South East Corner of IH 35 and University Ave.
They started with a burger joint in Houston in 1993. Their modern stores specialize in ‘down-home Texas eats, with fun stuff like garage doors that open, troughs filled with ice cold beer, lively music, patios, unique and custom made fixtures, hand painted murals, plus a sandbox and arcade for the kiddos.
Firestone Tires – Added 3/13/19
Wolf Crossing Development
Firestone Complete Auto Care is one of the stores slated for the Wolf Crossing Development. We spoke with a manager at the Round Rock store and learned that they are planning to open a store in Georgetown. The services they offer will include tires, brakes and oil changes.
More Here As Available
Parmer Ranch Development – Added 3/6/19
Williams Drive and Ronald Reagan Blvd.
Parmer Ranch is a new development approved by the City Council at their meeting last week.
The total development is 454 acres. At build-out, the proposal allows for a maximum of 1,170 single-family homes, multi-family development, a neighborhood amenity center, an elementary school, 47 acres of open space, for trails, parks, storm water management and water quality features, and 70 acres for office, retail, and medical uses.
ALDI Grocery Store – Updated 3/6/19
It’s looking more official all the time. We have several references to the Georgetown Aldi, we even have a location map now from the developer that says ALDI on it!
Here are a few more sources that mention Aldi coming. Please keep in mind that when contacted about a Georgetown store ALDI says they won’t confirm anything until they announce their grand opening. Many thanks to a reader for these resources:
We’ll keep you posted!
Here’s a map (from a reader) of the location. Click the image for a larger view.
Pronounced lee-duhl. Here are some of the ways LIDL is different from other grocery stores in the US:
-Smaller stores featuring in-house brands
-More Efficient displays and practices
-Rotation of “in and out specials” that are released every Monday and Thursday
-Inexpensive Award Winning Wines
LIDL is a German chain with many US Stores.
Express Car Wash and Detail Center and Dog Wash – Added 2/11/19
Williams Drive West of Merritt Heritage.
Here’s an image of the sign located along Williams Drive. Sounds interesting!
Click the image for larger view.
More here as available.
Ichiro Asian Bistro and Wine Bar – Added 2/5/19
1500 Rivery Drive Suite 2120
The Summit at Rivery Park
We’ve just heard about a new Bistro and Wine Bar coming to Georgetown this summer! Did someone say Sushi?
Sounds fun doesn’t it?! The location will feature two patios and valet parking too.
Ok, so they make their own bread, slice their meats and cheeses fresh for each sandwich, cook their roast beef in-house, daily hand prep the veggies and use a special vinegar and oil blend for flavor…
Five Below is one of the new stores slated for the Bluebonnet Shopping Center; located across from Natural Grocers on West University Blvd.
Here’s the description we found on their Facebook Page; “Five Below is a store of unlimited possibilities where tweens, teens, and beyond let go & have fun while finding the coolest stuff for $5 or less in over 700 stores and online.”
Projected opening is 2020.
Here’s another large retailer coming to Georgetown TX! It’s Bed Bath & Beyond and they are going to be located in the new Bluebonnet Plaza across from Natural Grocers on Hwy 29.
The projected opening is 2020.
Bluebonnet Plaza – Update 1/27/19
We have more businesses to add to the list for this development; Petco, Bed Bath & Beyond, Tuesday Morning and Crunch Fitness. Plus we have a new PDF (document) from the leasing company showing more information. more
The target date for completion is sometime in 2020.
Added – 10/11/18 – This development, located across from Natural Grocers at the corner of Wolf Ranch Parkway and Hwy 29, will offer over 600,000 sf of rental space. The developers are expecting Party City, Five Below and Academy Sports plus a daycare, grocery store, fitness and medical.
More information here as available.
The new Petco will be located across from Natural Grocers on Hwy 29.
The new store is slated for completion sometime in 2020.
New Downtown Parking Garage – Added 1/26/19
This past Tuesday the City Council was presented with plans for a new parking garage and parking lot.
At a cost of $5,000,000, the proposed 4 story Parking Garage would include approx 200 parking spaces, an elevator and two staircases; and it would be just under 44 feet tall.
Here’s the artist rendering for the proposed building. Click the image for larger view.
12/16/18 – It looks like we are getting more parking downtown! The City is working on a parking garage that would be located behind the Municipal Court Building at Main and 7th Streets.
The new garage would be located on the lot that now has 47 parking spaces. The new parking garage would offer 200 parking spaces.
Also, the city plans to add another 76 parking spaces across from the Library on 8th street. The new parking lot will take the place of existing county buildings. The plans will go before the city council this spring.
P. Terry’s Burger Stand – Added 1/15/19
The popular burger chain, P. Terry’s is coming to the new Development, Wolf Crossing located in the south east corner of IH35 and University Ave.
The development is set to be completed later this year so we should be able to enjoy some P. Terry’s Burgers in the not too distant future!
[Video] A Look Ahead at 2019 – Added 1/15/19
The City has released this short Video showing an overview of Developments, Businesses, City Projects and Roads.
Jason’s Deli – Added 1/1/19
The new Jason’s Deli coming to Wolf Crossing should be ready for business late this year (2019). The popular restaurant will be located along Hwy35 according to the developers rendering and news announcements.
First Watch Daytime Cafe – Added 1/1/19
It’s a breakfast and lunch restaurant. This is one of the restaurants slated to be completed by the end of 2019 at the new Wolf Crossing Development at IH35 and University.
From their website; “We start bright and early each morning preparing exceptional ingredients to deliver a Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch experience that feels good and tastes even better.”
Olive Garden – Added 12/28/18
Wolf Ranch Crossing
The Olive Garden is in the works for Georgetown Texas! And it won’t be that long now. Here’s a picture from the developers brochure.
Click the image for a larger view. You can see the Olive Garden Sign.
We will keep you posted about the opening date! More Here
EchoPark® Automotive – Updated 5/11/18
6801 S IH35
There is no visible progress, just trees at this time.
EchoPark® Automotive, a neighborhood-based approach to selling premium, previously-owned automobiles, is building a new store at 6801 S IH35 in Georgetown on the motor mile (just north of Mac Haik Ford).
The Summit at Westinghouse Development – Added 9/9/18
The Summit at Westinghouse is a 72 acre planned unit development, located east of IH-35, south of Westinghouse Road and north of Teravista. The land, which is located within the jurisdictional limits of the City of Georgetown, Texas is divided into 3 zones. Continue Reading
Whitney Crossing Development – Added 9/9/18
Whitney Crossing Development is located along the east side of IH-35, south of the Hewlett Volkswagen Dealership in Georgetown Texas.
The plans include a hotel, office, retail and 440 apartment units. Continue Reading
Remember, if you are opening a new business send us an email and tell us a little bit about your business and where you will be located and we’ll include your business in the list above.