Now open in Austin: New coffee shop, offices and medical clinics arrive south of river

Pravo Construction opened a new headquarters at Two Barton Skyway, 1601 MoPac, Austin, on Nov. 1. (Courtesy CBRE)
Pravo Construction opened a new headquarters at Two Barton Skyway, 1601 MoPac, Austin, on Nov. 1. (Courtesy CBRE)

Pravo Construction opened a new headquarters at Two Barton Skyway, 1601 MoPac, Austin, on Nov. 1. (Courtesy CBRE)

1. Texas Health Action opened its third Kind Clinic in Austin, which provides sexual health and wellness services, in South Austin in October. Located at 2800 S. I-35, Ste. 103, in the Fountain Park Plaza III center, the new clinic will double Texas Health Action’s capacity to accept patients, according to a representative for the company. Additionally, the clinic will open an on-site pharmacy in 2021 in partnership with Avita Pharmacy. 833-937-5463.

2. Maha Coffee, located at 2324 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, opened Sept. 1. The new shop has a menu featuring lavender lattes and baked goods with gluten-free options next to Sukha Yoga in South Austin.

3. Manhard Consulting, an Illinois-based civil engineering firm with offices across the country, opened a Central Texas office in October at 2101 E. St. Elmo Road, Bldg. 1, Ste. 100, Austin. According to a news release by the company, Manhard Vice President Jesse Conrad manages the Austin office, which will work closely with the existing Dallas office. Manhard Consulting is a full-service civil engineering and surveying firm, serving public and private clients, according to the release. 737-377-0500.

4. MilkRun, a service that delivers dairy and food from local farms directly to customers, launched in Austin on Nov. 23. The service started in Oregon in 2018. Customers can choose a meat or produce box, then add on additional items—the goods come from local vendors such as Shirttail Creek Farm, Texas Coffee Traders and Easy Tiger.

5. Pravo Construction opened a new headquarters at Two Barton Skyway, 1601 S. MoPac, Austin, on Nov. 1. In a news release, Pravo CEO Dan Bettencourt said the 3,331-square-foot headquarters will allow the company to host more meetings and will provide more amenities to employees.

Editor's Note: This article was updated to note Texas Health Action's Kind Clinic is its third in Austin. The clinic also has a location in San Antonio.
By Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Central Austin and Southwest Austin editions. He began his career as a sports reporter in Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2018. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Boston University, but prefers tacos al pastor to lobster rolls. You can get in touch at


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