Technology Plaza

Technology Plaza on Research Forest Drive is a relatively new retail center that features boutique restaurants, full-service restaurants, and real estate and title firms. Although the center is fully developed, vacant space remains to accommodate office or commercial businesses.

Business

1. Technology Professional Plaza, at 4055 Technology Forest Blvd., is a 50,000-square-foot, three-story Class A office facility that houses both medical and commercial tenants. Among the tenants are Detcon, which specializes in gas detection sensors, and Northwest Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Ste. 500. 281-367-2220.

2. Coldwell Banker, now in its 106th year of business, provides a full line of real estate services, including homebuyer and homeowner resources, relocation services, listings, rentals, mortgage resources and first-time homebuyer assistance. 4225 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 101. 281-363-2500.www.coldwellbanker.com

Dining

3. The second Woodlands location of Sakekawa Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar opened in October. The restaurant offers a variety of hibachi dinners, bento box dinners, don and udon, sushi, sashimi, and sushi rolls. 4221 Research Forest Drive. 281-298-9188. www.sakekawa.com

4. Shanghai Bistro offers diners an array of distinct and traditional Asian cuisine, including soups and egg rolls, fried rice and lo mein, as well as seafood, chicken, beef and pork entree selections. Oil-free and healthy menu items are also available. 4223 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 300. 281-298-8810. www.shanghaibistrotw.com

5. Pure offers diners balanced meals that are made to order with a balance of protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats with health conscious diners in mind. Foods are made with no artificial flavorings or preservatives and include natural and organic ingredients when possible. 4223 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 350. 281-419-3200. www.liveandeatpure.com

6. La Trattoria Tuscano owner and master Chef Bob Ham has used his skills he learned at Emerson Culinary School to create all original recipes and entrees, made to order. The menu offers distinctive Italian creations, as well as traditional favorites, soups, salads and pizza. Catering options are also available. 4223 Research Forest Drive. 281-419-2252. www.latrattoriatuscano.com

Educational

7. Enopi offers private teaching lessons for children in English, math, writing and critical thinking. Class instruction is based around the student's learning pace. Students are taught using individualized and colorful worksheets, workbooks, audio CDs, colored blocks and wooden shapes. Enopi offers individualized programs that develop critical thinking abilities. 4223 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 800. 832-291-4504. www.enopiwoodlands.com

Medical

8. New Sound Hearing Aid Center offers free hearing evaluations and in-office hearing aid repairs. The clinic also provides state-of-the-art testing technology and a wide range of hearing aids to its customers. New Sound accepts Medicaid and most insurances. 4223 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 400. 281-465-9111. www.newsoundshearing.com.

9. Kacher Dentistry is a dual-specialist dentistry that provides services in separate areas of the facility to children and adults. Adult services include general dentistry, bonding, veneers, crowns and implants. Children's services include dental emergencies, sedations, space maintainers and appliances. 4223 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 500. 281-292-1605. www.kacherdentistry.com.