Planet Fitness, Chicken Salad Chick, F45 open new spaces in Houston

Hand and stone massage and facial spa opened a 2,556-square-foot spa at 2168 Spring Stuebner Road in The Market at City Place in the spring. The location is operated by franchisee and Spring resident Larry Salgero. The Market, a 170,000-square-foot lifestyle center with Kroger near the Grand Parkway and Interstate 45, is a joint venture between Regency Centers and CDC Houston. AlphaMax Realty represented the tenant. Swift Holdings was the main contractor.

F45, an Australian-born fitness brand centered around 45-minute workouts, has leased 2,359 square feet in the Baybrook Passage Shopping Center at 19435 W. Bay Area Blvd. in Webster for its 14th location in the Houston area. Brian Ashby and Sydney Dixon of CBRE represented the tenant. The center’s owner and operator, Houston-based Gulf Coast Commercial Group, was represented internally by Danny Miller, along with Elise Weatherall of Wulfe & Co. Opening is planned for early 2023.

Houston Fitness Partners, a Planet Fitness franchisee that operates more than 30 locations in the Houston metro area plans to open a 20,441-square-foot health club at 6102 Scott St. in the Greater OST/South Union community in early September. The gym will offer state-of-the-art cardio and strength machines, 30-minute express circuits, multiple flat-screen TVs, changing rooms and showers. The club, which offers memberships for $10 a month and aims to provide an enjoyable fitness environment for everyone, will be open and staffed 24/7.

Reset by Therabody, a mind-body health and wellness provider, has opened its first Texas location at 5085 Westheimer in the Galleria. Services include Theragun massage and stretching, PowerDot electrical stimulation, sound therapy, IV hydration and hyperbaric chambers. Therabody, an online brand based in Los Angeles, is expanding its retail reach with stores and wellness centers across the country.

Chicken Salad Chicken, a fast food restaurant offering more than a dozen types of chicken salad along with sides, soups, sandwiches and desserts, has announced the opening of its newest Houston-area restaurant at Weslayan Plaza, at 5310 Weslayan. Slated to open Sept. 13, it will be the brand’s 12th location in the Houston market and the third for franchise owners Ronald and Kathleen Rahm of Houston CSC LLC. Chicken Salad Chick West University will celebrate the grand opening by giving away free chicken salad for a year to the first 100 guests and other promotions during opening week. The Rams, who began franchising Pizza Patron locations throughout Texas, opened their first Chicken Salad Chick in Katy in 2019. Established in 2008 in Auburn, Ala. and now based in Atlanta, Chicken Salad Chick has 220 locations nationwide. Weslayan Plaza is owned by Regency Centers.

Loco Cantina leased 3,323 square feet in Kings Harbor Shopping Center at 4501 Magnolia Cove in Kingwood. Frank Agard of Haussmann Realty Group represented the tenant. Kristen Barker, formerly of Wulfe & Co., represented the landlord.

Dripbar, an IV Vitamin Therapy franchise, has announced a new Cinco Ranch location at 9920 Gaston Road Suite 170 in the Katy area. The location, which offers IV vitamin infusions and injections, is operated by franchisee Heather Leopold.

Based in Arkansas 7 Boil enters the Houston market. The chain signed a ground lease with NewQuest Properties for one of the last available sites at Spring Town Center, a 212,591-square-foot complex at FM 2920 and Kuykendahl in Spring. 7 Brew will build a double-entry store on a 31,363-square-foot lot in the center, where Dave’s Hot Chicken is building a 2,995-square-foot restaurant and Visionworks is completing a 2,874-square-foot space. Connor Lynch of Main Street Commercial represented 7 Brew. Lara Lee Lamendola and Kevin Sims of NewQuest represented the landlord.

Grill Island signed a 2,135-square-foot lease renewal for its 979 Bunker Hill Road location in Memorial City. Michael Burgower and Eric H. Lestin of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant. Dana Diamond represented the landlord, MetroNational. Developed, owned and operated by Faisal Haddad and his wife Maria Haddad, Island Grill has grown to five locations since 2000. Bunker Hill opened in 2015.

Application, a premium children’s clothing store originally based in Spain, opened at 2534 Amherst St. in Rice Village. The store is run by Maria Atencio Nebreda and Alejandro Nebreda. Burdette Huffman of The Blue Ox Group represented Rice Village in the lease.

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