Mendocino Farms, Bluestone Lane, PJ’s Coffee, Chicken Salad Chick expand in Houston

Chicken Salad Chick leased 3,000 square feet in Sienna Phase III at the southeast corner of Texas 6 and Sienna Parkway. Lilly Golden of Evergreen Commercial Realty represented the tenant. Lauren Shepherd of Williamsburg Enterprises represented the landlord.

Mendocino Farms, the fast-casual restaurant serving sandwiches, salads, grain bowls and more, will open a second downtown location at Two Allen Center, 1200 Smith, on April 26. It will be the brand’s fifth location in Houston. Mendocino Farms is donating 50 percent of opening day sales to Bike MS and The National Multiple Sclerosis Society in support of Houstonians competing in the upcoming Texas MS 150 race.

Evergreen Commercial Realty negotiated leases with several new retailers at LaCenterra at Katy Ranch, including LoveSac, Skin Spirit and The Shade Shop. Owned by POAG Shopping Centers, LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch spans more than 400,000 square feet on 34 acres at the Grand Parkway and Cinco Ranch Boulevard.

Windcrest Equity acquired the 20,255-square-foot phase one of Windcrest Village Square on 2.5 acres at 9511 FM 1488, Magnolia, from Windcrest FM 1488 Village Square LLC. Rebecca Le and John Nguyen of NewQuest Properties represented the seller. Thomas Turner and David Luther of NewQuest Properties represented the buyer.

Top Fitness Store leased 9,230 square feet at 2501 Rice Blvd. in The Village from RPI Management Co. LLC. Josh Friedlander and Bob Conwell of NewQuest Properties represented the landlord. Radkey Jolink and Katie Rambie of CBRE represented the tenant.

Bluestone Lane, the Australian-inspired coffee roaster and café, plans to open its second Houston area cafe in October at 2412 University Blvd., near CB2, Duck Camp and West Elm. Founder Nick Stone said the location will be one of the largest of 55 locations, with significant indoor and outdoor dining. Burdette Huffman of The Blue Ox Group represented Rice Management Co. Daniel Bodner from AMPS in collaboration with Chris Reyes and Tyler Trevino at Shop Cos. represented the tenant. Bluestone Lane made its Houston debut recently at 115 W. 19th St. in the Heights. The announcement in Rice Village follows the recent openings of Sprinkles Cupcakes, King Ranch Saddle Shop, SkinSpirit, Christina Greene, the announcement of Aaron Bludorn’s Navy Blue and the announcement of Sweet Paris’ relocation.

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans leased 1,800 square feet at Sienna Parkway Center, at 6003 Isla Vista Court. Eric Broussard and Spencer Bowman of Resolut RE represented the tenant. Jonathan Aron. Abdul Sabha of Hunington Properties represented the landlord.

Smoothie King leased 1,400 square feet in Shops at Rock Creek, located at the intersection of Spring Cypress and Grant roads, Cypress, from NewQuest Properties. Andrew Alvis and Lara Lee LaMendola of NewQuest Properties represented the landlord. Whitney Fisher of Sluco Realty Services represented the tenant.

Optical Illusionz leased 2,420 square feet at Gulfgate Center, at the northwest corner of Interstate 45 South and Loop 610. Optical Illusionz offers patients a full-service experience from obtaining routine eye exams, eye wear fittings, lens grinding and finishing and fashion forward eye wear. Jon Kantalis of Rob Johnson Interests represented the tenant. Katherine Wildman of Wulfe & Co. represented the landlord.

Auto Parts has leased 28,266 square feet at 4701 FM 1960 West in North Oaks Shopping Center. Taki Dallis and Jim Thompson of Resolut RE represented the landlord.

Spice Bakery and Café leased 2,127 square feet at 6929 Harrisburg Blvd. Gustavo Lopez and Brian Clayton of Resolut RE represented the landlord.

State Farm leased 1,125 square feet at Willowbrook Plaza, 17355 Tomball Parkway. Drew Nelson and Taki Dallis of Resolut RE represented the landlord.

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