ROUNDUP: 5 businesses that are new, coming soon or recently moved in The Woodlands area

The new East Shore salon will open in The Woodlands later this month. (Courtesy Newcor Commercial Real Estate)
The new East Shore salon will open in The Woodlands later this month. (Courtesy Newcor Commercial Real Estate)

The new East Shore salon will open in The Woodlands later this month. (Courtesy Newcor Commercial Real Estate)




Now open



1. The Woodlands Lagree fitness studio launched at East Shore Place in The Woodlands in late June. The business at 207 E. Shore Drive, Ste. 160, offers group and private class sessions using the Evo Megaformer machine for full-body, low-impact workouts focused on core strength, stability, toning and cardiovascular endurance. 281-948-1525. www.thewoodlandslagree.com



2. The Woodlands Mall welcomed a new location of the athletic fashion retailer JD Sports this month. The store, located in the mall at 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, Ste. 2030, The Woodlands, opened Aug. 15 and offers a variety of athletic and casual shoes alongside branded sportswear and accessories. 281-419-6976. www.jdsports.com



Coming soon



3. East Shore Salon and MedSpa will open a 4,433-square-foot space at 207 E. Shore Drive, Ste. 290, The Woodlands, in late August. The new salon's services include massages, facial waxing, makeup application, haircuts, coloring, extensions and styling as well as spa treatments such as injections, skin rejuvenation and laser hair removal. 936-271-2566. www.eastshoresalonmedspa.com



Relocations



4. The Spring location of the low-cost veterinary services nonprofit Texas Litter Control moved west of I-45 in June. Now located at 586 Sawdust Road, Spring, the clinic provides prescription refills, vaccinations, spaying and neutering, and other wellness services for qualifying pet owners as well as pet adoptions. The organization also has offices in Magnolia and Greenspoint. 281-528-1238. www.texaslittercontrol.org



Anniversaries


5. The investment advisory firm Carlton, Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management marked its 10th year of business in The Woodlands on Aug. 20. The independent firm offers services including investment management and retirement planning from its office at 10200 Grogan's Mill Road, Ste. 340, Spring. 281-298-2700. www.chjwealthmanagement.com
By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2019 and is a reporter for The Woodlands edition.


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