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Austin American-Statesman | March 25, 2013

Another popular national brand is making its way to the Westbank.

Pinkberry, the frozen yogurt shop with a celebrity following, will be opening its doors in the Westbank Market shopping center in April, said local owner Elisa Pederson.

“We feel that Westlake is just such a great place to launch the brand,” said Pederson, owner of Lone Star Swirls, the company that is planning to bring Pinkberry locations to Austin and San Antonio. The Westbank store will be the first location in Central Texas.

Austin American-Statesman | March 14, 2013

Trader Joe’s has released new details on its first Central Texas location, which will debut this year in Rollingwood.

The well-known specialty grocer told the American-Statesman the store should open this fall, with hiring set to begin in late summer. A manager has been selected, hours of operation have been determined and the company has finalized what the store’s exterior will look like once remodeling is completed.

San Antonio Business Journal | February 22, 2013

Barshop & Oles Co. has signed agreements with several businesses for its New Braunfels retail project, WestPointe Village.

The mix includes a couple of free-standing restaurants — courtesy of Chick-fil-A and Schlotzsky’s Deli. Both stores are currently under construction.

H-E-B Media Advisory | February 20, 2013

H-E-B is pleased to announce plans for a new Round Rock H-E-B store slated to open in the fall of 2013, on the NE corner of IH35 and University Drive. The new 120,000 square foot store will not be replacing any of the area’s H-E-B stores, but will be will be a brand new store built to serve the Round Rock community.

The new store will provide customers expanded amenities in a variety of different product categories such as a Cooking Connection offering live and interactive cooking demonstrations, a Healthy Living department, sushi made fresh daily, an extensive beer and wine section, and a deli featuring many “grab and go” food items for shoppers convenience.

Austin Business Journal | January 15, 2013

The 2013 list of real estate development firms is the biggest compilation the Austin Business Journal has had in several years.

The list of 18 grew participation by one-third and still has room for more. The list, ranked by total square feet under development or delivered by the local division during 2011, encompasses all activity by the local office in and out of the Austin area.

Barshop & Oles ranked #4 in the 2013 list.