Several new businesses have opened in Southwest Austin in the last few months, and more are coming soon.

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Japanese dollar store Daiso is now open in Sunset Valley, next to Bougie’s Donuts & Coffee. The store offers a variety of items, such as decor, kitchenware, cleaning supplies, food, Japanese snacks, toys, stationery and makeup. Daiso has over 100 locations in the United States and plans to open more this year due to customer demand.Man Shack Antiques

Locally owned by Nathan Powers, the antique shop offers second-hand furniture and home decor, such as chairs, tables and art from several vendors.Painted Tree Boutiques

The business hosts a variety of small business owners under one store, offering gifts, decor, clothing and more. Shop owners can customize their space, and Painted Tree retail staff support the owners by handling daily transactions. This is Painted Tree’s 10th location in Texas and replaces what used to be Bed Bath & Beyond.Octapharma Plasma

The plasma collection company opened a new center in Austin, the first in the area. Octapharma Plasma Inc. has 23 centers in Texas and 175 throughout the country. The center accepts plasma—made up of enzymes, proteins and red blood cells—to treat autoimmune disorders, cancer, leukemia, burns and other medical needs.Spoondrift Bakery

After struggling with celiac disease for more than a decade, Amy Baker decided to take matters into her own hands and began baking at home to ensure the baked goods are gluten-free. For the time being, Baker is working out of a commercial kitchen space and doing preorder pickups for now but hopes to open a food truck soon.Strip Waxing Studio

The studio is owned by Wendolynn Perez, and offers a variety of face and body waxing services for women and men. The studio also offers brow and lash tinting services.Coming soon

Leona Botanical Cafe & Bar

The new concept comes from husband-and-wife team Lakana and Justin Trubiana, owners of Thai-cuisine food truck Dee Dee; as well as sisters Reyna and Maritza Vazquez, owners of Mexican-cuisine trucks and restaurants Veracruz All Natural. The project will feature a cafe and bar; an outdoor botanical garden; a pavilion; a location for Dee Dee and Veracruz All Natural; and space for a third restaurant, still to be determined.Ants Beer Cave

The bar will open this summer in South Austin and will offer over 250 bottled beverages plus two pickleball courts. The bottle shop will be found in The Yard, a hub of businesses in warehouses in the St. Elmo District. Other businesses nearby include the Spokesman and St. Elmo Brewery.Cupprimo

Construction on a new Cupprimo store began in November and is nearing completion. Owner Jason Reis said there is a grand opening planned this summer. The South Austin location menu will feature the same flavors—such as red velvet, blue velvet and primo vanilla—as the North Austin location.
  • Opening in late April
  • 4404 W. William Cannon Drive, Ste. N, Austin

Fixed by Fitness

The personal training studio was founded by Steve Appelhans, recently relocated from its William Cannon Drive space and celebrated its fifth anniversary in March. Fixed by Fitness specializes in personal training for adults with goals of reducing pain and improving quality of life and longevity through building strength. The studio also provides massage and assisted stretching services.In the news

B Pilates

The Pilates studio celebrated its fifth anniversary April 6. Owned by Beth Hernandez, the studio opened in 2019 on Menchaca Road before relocating to its William Cannon Drive location in 2022. B Pilates offers private pilates sessions, duets, trips and small-group classes.Closings

Austin Premier Mattress

The mattress retailer closed its Brodie Lane location March 28. According to Shannon Reeves, general manager of the Central Austin location, the closure is part of the business's rebrand. Austin Premier Mattress offers Tempur-Pedic mattresses, Vispring mattresses and its own line of mattresses.Chen Z Noodle House

The restaurant, which was owned and operated by husband and wife Chen and Xiaoli Zhang, closed at the end of March. A note posted to the front door of the business stated that the business is permanently closed, and thanked customers for their patronage over the years.
  • Closed March 31
  • 6705 US 290, Austin