Here is the latest business news on new and upcoming projects in the cities of Live Oak, Selma, Universal City, Cibolo and Schertz. This list is not comprehensive.

Now Open

Mod Pizza

The pizza chain opened in 2008, offering a selection of pizzas and salads. Since opening, the franchise has expanded to more than 500 stores across the country with 113 stores in Texas. Pizzas at the restaurant are customizable with more than 30 toppings, and come in 6-inch and 11-inch options, according to the business website.Dutch Bros

Dutch Bros serves a variety of drinks, including coffee, tea, lemonade and seasonal drinks. The Cibolo Crossing location is one of the two planned locations in Cibolo, with a second location planned for the Buffalo Heights development located off Cibolo Valley Drive.Lumin Hair Studio

Services at the Lumin Hair Studio include haircuts, waxing, styling, extensions, coloring, Brazilian blow outs and other hair-related services. According to the business website, the studio is open Tuesday-Saturday, and appointments can be made online.Coming Soon

Texas Pickle Hall

The city of Live Oak will be home to a new pickleball facility. The 28,000-square-foot building will include a gear shop, 12 indoor courts and one outdoor court.Barnes & Noble

A grand opening date for the Barnes & Noble opening in The Forum at Olympia Parkway has been set for June. The ribbon cutting will be held at 10 a.m. on opening day, and the store will be open to the public immediately following the ceremony. The store offers a selection of books from fiction, nonfiction and other subgenres. The location in the Forum will be the former location of Bed, Bath and Beyond, which closed in 2023.Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals

A new 40-bed physical rehabilitation inpatient hospital will be constructed across from Methodist Hospital Northeast. Everest will focus on rehabilitating patients recovering from stroke, brain injury, trauma and other medically complex conditions.FluffButts Pet Grooming

Fluffbutts offers full-service pet grooming for cats and dogs such as haircuts, baths, deshedding treatments and nail clipping with a team of certified and experienced groomers. An exact opening date has yet to be announced.HTeaO

The business focuses on tea products, offering a selection of flavors including Georgia peach, blueberry green, watermelon and more. Alongside offerings of tea, HTeaO has coffee and other brewed products. Snacks and water can also be purchased at the business.The Break Room

A new bar will open in the place of former bar Halftime Lounge. The Break Room features new seating, pool tables and other amenities, revitalizing the space. The business offers a selection of beer on tap, and plans to implement a menu in the future.Bioworx

A new wellness center is expected to open in the Buffalo Heights development in Cibolo. Bioworx will offer cryotherapy, IV drips, exosome IV therapy, infrared sauna and other services.Anniversaries

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch celebrated 40 years of conservation. The ranch offers guided tours and other experiences to help visitors learn more about the animals living at the sanctuary.In the News

Judson ISD Elementary School

The 21st Judson ISD elementary school broke ground in May. In 2022, JISD voters supported a $345 million bond for safety and security as well as the construction of new facilities. The nearly 60,000-square-foot campus is expected to be ready by the 2025-26 school year.The Vets

The Vets began offering a range of services in April that include wellness visits, vaccinations, sick visits, microchipping, blood and urine tests, ultrasound, dermatological care and litter exams—all at the pet owner’s home. Veterinarians working with The Vets also offer nutrition advice. A home visit travel fee of $199 is charged for each home visit, regardless of the number of pets being seen by a veterinarian.