IMPACT ROUNDUP: Planet Fitness, CVS coming to Barker Cypress Marketplace

Planet Fitness will open mid-to-late-April in the Barker Cypress Marketplace. Planet Fitness will open mid-to-late-April in the Barker Cypress Marketplace.[/caption]

Two major businesses have been signed to the Barker Cypress Marketplace at 6960 Barker Cypress Road, Houston, near the FM 529 intersection.

A 21,000-square-foot Planet Fitness is opening mid-to-late-April at the marketplace. Membership gives guests unlimited access to the 24-hour gym, including class options such as the Planet Fitness 360 full-body workout and a 12-minute ab session.

Classes at the new facility will be limited to a maximum of five people, and a personal trainer will also be on staff, according to Planet Fitness representatives. 281-972-0539.
www.planetfitness.com/gyms/houston-barker-cypress-tx-1202

CVS/pharmacy is also under construction and will open in the third quarter of 2016, according to officials with Moseley Commercial Real Estate who leased the space. The CVS, which is taking the site where an H-E-B was formerly located, will offer beauty and personal care items, vitamins, medicine and home health care items. Pharmacy services include a drug information center and prescription services. www.cvs.com

Other impacts in the Cy-Fair area:

COMING SOON—Offering an interactive, real-time gaming experience, Escape Now Houston will open in May in the Cy-Fair Plaza Shopping Center at 13243 Jones Road, Houston. Anywhere between 2 to 8 players are locked in a room and must crack codes and solve puzzles to escape in under 60 minutes. The Jones Road concept will include two rooms: The Sherlock Room and The Chocolate Factory. 832-220-5948. www.escapenowhouston.com

NOW OPEN—MOD Pizza opened at the Towne Lake Boardwalk on March 12 at 9925 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. The artisan-style, made-to-order pizza shop offers a variety of pizza crusts, sauces, cheeses and toppings, so patrons can customize their pizzas or order off a menu. MOD offers salads, draft beer and wine as well.  832-220-4931. www.modpizza.com

RENOVATION/EXPANSION—Corporate caterer Snapper Jack’s Catering, located at 11422 West Road, Houston, is in the process of renovating its location to offer dine-in seating. Construction is underway, and the restaurant is expected to open to dine-in customers at the end of March. Snapper Jack’s offers a variety of menu choices, such as Tex-Mex, deli, sandwiches, Italian, Cajun and seafood. 832-791-0088. www.snapperjackscatering.com
By Shawn Arrajj
Shawn Arrajj serves as the editor of the Cy-Fair edition of Community Impact Newspaper where he covers the Cy-Fair and Jersey Village communities. He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County.


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