Here are the latest on businesses now open and coming soon to Southwest Austin.

Now open

J. Crew Factory

The retailer is now open in Sunset Valley, replacing what was previously Beauty Store Salon and Spa. The store offers clothing for men, women and children.Puente Coffee

The coffee trailer is owned by Patrick Kennedy and Kevin Arita, who was raised on a Honduran coffee farm. The coffee brand’s goal is to bring coffee farmers and consumers together, according to Arita.Padel Club Austin

The club was founded by Andres Osorio and is Austin’s first Wilson Padel club. The facility includes a nine-court outdoor complex for padel — a combination of tennis and racquetball. Padel Club Austin also has a food truck on-site and will soon have locker rooms with showers, a bar and a pro shop with padel apparel and accessories.City Limits Nissan

The dealership was previously South Austin Nissan and is the newest addition to the Idea Auto Group. The nine-acre dealership offers new and pre-owned vehicles and a service center staffed by certified technicians.Nothing Bundt Cakes

The bakery opened in Sunset Valley Marketfair shopping center in March. The bakery offers bundt cakes in a variety of flavors and sizes as well as party supplies, decor and gifts.Coming soon


The children’s museum will bring a new neighborhood museum to the Del Valle ISD community. The 13,000 square foot museum will include 30 hands-on exhibits, housed at the DVISD Central Child Development Center. The Thinkery has offered early educators in the district professional development and instructional coaching through the STEAM Learning Institute since August 2023.Sally Beauty

The beauty store will open in the Sunset Valley Marketfair, offering a variety of beauty products such as hair color and cosmetics.Blue Gardenia Boutique

The boutique, owned by local Bethany Pendleton, will open in Parkside Village in Circle C Ranch. Blue Gardenia Boutique will sell women's clothing, accessories and gifts.Closings

Applebee’s Grill and Bar

The restaurant closed its Southwest Austin location. The restaurant can be found off William Cannon, in Round Rock and at the Lakeline Mall. Officials with Applebee’s did not return requests for comment regarding the closure.Trudy’s South Star

Local restaurant chain Trudy’s Tex-Mex closed its South Austin location on May 6. Trudy’s announced the closure through a social media post. The restaurant’s North Austin location will remain open.In the news

Workforce Solutions South Austin Career Center

The center's staff will no longer operate out of the South Austin Career Center in Goodwill Central Texas. Staff will be relocated to other locations in Austin, and services will not be interrupted.Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will celebrate its 25th anniversary May 23. The airport is currently working on multiple projects to expand its services, which includes the closure of a security checkpoint through 2026.The Hive

The coffee shop and bar temporarily closed in March and reopened for outdoor service only in April. Owner Shelly Weiser said the building is old, and the closure was due to permitting and plumbing issues. The Hive is now completely open, and final hours are to be announced.Music Meadows

Southpark Meadows celebrated the reopening of Music Meadows, a live music and playground space, at the beginning of May. It was previously called The Grove. In addition to a refurbished playground, the area also has new furniture, turf, lighting, paint, and a water tower marquee sign.Spec's Wine, Spirits & Finer Foods

The liquor store chain celebrated 15 years at its Southpark Meadows location in February. The Texas-based,p family-owned business opened in Houston in 1962 and first opened in Austin in 2007. In addition to alcohol, Spec’s Wine Spirits & Finer Foods sells cigars and gifts.