Construction is ongoing on the new production plant and retail store for 1845 Meat Co. at 1555 N. Business I-35, New Braunfels. The family-owned company will offer smoked meats and other food items and is slated to open later this fall.

Elevated Eye Care will open a new optometry practice at 1750 E. Common St., Ste. 1201, New Braunfels in November. Dr. Jennifer Blaschke and her sister, Dr. Kymber Blaschke, will offer eye care for children and adults including vision therapy, specialty contact lenses and full-service optical care. 830-221-9358.

Mattenga’s Pizzeria is slated to open its first New Braunfels location at 2180 Hwy. 46 W., Ste. 107m later this fall. The eatery operates two locations in San Antonio and Schertz, and began serving homemade pizza in 2014. The eatery offers menu items like the Texas brisket pizza, pizza rolls, wings and more. 210-592-1138.

Medicare Gals, a new medical resource center, is anticipated to open at 2090 I-35, Ste. 4105, New Braunfels, in October. The resource center will serve the senior community, and offer free consultations and plan reviews for those planning to enroll in Medicare. 210-867-1773

A new restaurant called Roost is expected in Freiheit Village in New Braunfels later this fall. Located at 2124 Gabriels Place, Ste. D, Roost will serve sandwiches, soup and chicken salad.

Construction on The Silos at Freiheit is underway at 2064 Central Plaza, New Braunfels. The Silos will be a gourmet food trailer court with a beer and wine bar and covered pavilion. 830-624-9567.

Vivo Apartments New Braunfels, located at 1051 N. I-35, is under renovation to convert hotel rooms into luxury efficiency apartments. The property was formerly Ramada by Wyndham and was acquired by Vivo Investments in February. It is slated to open later this year. 830-625-8017.