Several new businesses are coming to or have already arrived in the Buda and Kyle area. Here are some of the latest:


1 Austin Body Works on Feb. 8 opened a new location at 218 Front St., Kyle. The Austin-based automotive body shop has been open since the 1940s, and offers high-quality collision and paint repair. Services also include repairs for glass and dents, frame alignments and other paint services. 512-268-9074.

2 Shipley Do-nuts opened Jan. 21 at its newest location at 1245 Main St., Ste. 100, Buda. Founded in 1936, the chain offers more than 60 varieties of donuts and has more than 190 stores throughout the country. 512-312-9393.

3 UFCU, which stands for University Federal Credit Union, opened its location at 4410 S. FM 1626, Kyle, at the end of 2020. The credit union offers a number of services, including personal and business accounts, insurance, investment planning and loans for automobiles, homes, recreational vehicles and boats. 512-467-8080.

4 Dr. Caroline’s Holistic Life Center LLC, opened for virtual appointments Feb. 23.Though based in Kyle, tele-health appointments are available for clients worldwide. Among other wellness programs focused on creating healthy mindsets for clients, the business offers education and guidance on how to change eating habits, as well as programs for holistic nutrition and weight loss in the pursuit of restoring a person’s mental, physical, spiritual and emotional health. 512-262-7160.


5 Lashes de Bella & Skincare is planning to open a new location at 115 Kohlers Crossing, Ste. 310, Kyle in August. Lashes de Bella is a medical spa that offers lash extensions and a wide range of skincare services including microdermabrasion, laser hair removal, dermplaning, deep pore treatments and microneedling. 512-445-3210.

6 The Village Orthodontics will open a location in Spring 2021 at 22420 I-35, Ste. 201, Kyle. Information from the orthadonture business states it will service residents of the city of Kyle and surrounding areas, but there is not yet a specific date for when it will open. 512-883-9198.