Brazilian Steakhouse, 15 Floor Highrise, Jiffy Lube + Many More : Updated April 2017 New Business Report

2017 is shaping up to be a great year for growth in the Brazos Valley with dozens of new businesses in development in Bryan-College Station.

12th Gear Powersports
Coming to 3300 S. Texas Avenue in Bryan


12th Gear Powersports is opening in the Spring of 2017, just 1.3 miles from Texas A&M University at 3300 S. Texas Ave. in Bryan. With their incredible line of 49cc and 150cc Bintelli scooters and also the most extensive selection of street legal, electric vehicles including electric golf carts, electric shuttles, commercial electric vehicles, low speed vehicles, ADA shuttles, parts and accessories, you can be sure to find what you want.

1791 Whiskey Bar
Coming to the George Hotel in Century Square

Relax after an eventful day exploring College Station or enjoying dinner at Poppy with a few drinks at 1791, our Whiskey bar. With a bird’s eye view of the pool and while enjoying the live music scene, let our experienced mixologists create something wonderful for you. If you want to try something new, our cocktail curators are ready to help you choose your new favorite libation. Named for the year the Whiskey Rebellion tax protest began, and George Washington leads his army to defend newly formed Government, our bar exemplifies the spirit of the people.

500 Bryan North
Coming to Historic Downtown Bryan


Signage is up and the site is cleared for 500 Bryan North, a mixed-use development consisting of 8 luxury apartment units and 2 offices in North Downtown Bryan. More info at

Academy Sports & Outdoors
New Expanded location just South of Current Location


The new 72,000sf Academy Sports & Outdoors location, just South of the current location on Highway 6, appears to be approaching completion in a matter of months.

Altitude Trampoline Park
Coming to the College Station Wal-Mart Center

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Altitude Trampoline Park, a franchise of a national chain, is under construction near the College Station Wal-Mart.

Aspire Tower
Coming to Northgate

Dinerstein Companies, developer of Sterling Northgate on Wellborn Rd., has commenced construction on their second new Northgate property, the 15 floor Aspire high rise student apartment community. The new property will consist of 260 residential units plus parking and retail shops.

Bahama Buck’s
Coming to Tower Point

The Bahama Buck’s website lists the location at 850 William D. Fitch as coming soon-ish.

Berryhill Baja Grill
Coming to Century Square across from Texas A&M


Shrimp & Grits Taco by Berryhill Baja Grill which will be opening soon in the Century Square Center across from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX.

Berryhill’s relaxed and friendly atmosphere, in addition to their famous margaritas and frozen screwdrivers also make it the ideal spot for happy hours and group dinners. With eight locations throughout Houston, the Century Square location will be Berryhill’s first expansion outside the Houston market. Visit for more information.

Black Walnut Cafe
Coming to Chimney Hill on University Drive


Black Walnut Cafe will be building a new location in the Chimney Hill Center.

Black Walnut Cafe, a Fort Worth based casual dining chain with over 100 made-from-scratch items on the menu, will soon be opening in Bryan-College Station’s Chimney Hill when redevelopment is complete.

Blaze Pizza
Coming to Century Square on University across from TAMU


Blaze Pizza will soon be bringing a new pizza concept to College Station at Century Square across from Texas A&M University.

Blaze Pizza is a new pizza concept for College Station that will be soon opening in Century Square on University Drive. Click here for an Restaurant Preview of Blaze Pizza.

Bowie School Apartment Project


The Bowie School property on Bryan’s west side, occupies an entire city block near Historic Downtown Bryan. The large brick school building is set back from 26th Street & Sims Ave. Beaux Arts in style, the building stands 3-stories tall, and consists of block massing and symmetrical facades and forms.A team of local developers are are creating 40+ thoughtfully designed, modern, urban living spaces loaded with many practical standard features & unique options.

Caliber Collision
Coming to CapRock Crossing

Caliber Collision, America’s Largest collision repair company, is building a new location in South College Station at Caprock Crossing, at the Southwest corner of TX 6 and William D. Fitch.

CapRock ER
Coming to Bryan Towne Center


Bryan Towne Center Development in Bryan, Texas is the home of CapRock’s next location. This facility will offer the same ZERO wait times, State of the Art diagnostic capabilities, Board Certified ER Specialists, and experienced ER nurses that have made the current CapRock ER location a preferred destination for ER care in the Brazos Valley.

Carp’s Bar & Grill
Coming to Castlegate Plaza in South College Station


Carp’s Bar & Grill – College Station, TX

Carp’s Bar & Grill is under construction at Castlegate Plaza on William D. Fitch.

Casa Do Brasil
Coming to South College Station


The rumors have been spreading for months about the unnamed Brazilian Steakhouse planned for South College Station. Now, it’s official! Casa Do Brasil has submitted a site plan to College Station for a 8,000sf restaurant at 1665 Greens Prairie Road West.

Century Square One
Coming to Century Square


Century Square One is adding 60,000sf of Class A office space to the College Station market.

Century Square One is a confluence of innovation and opportunity offering 60,000 sf. of Class A office space at 175 Century Square Drive. This will be a true enterprise hub for companies seeking a new competitive edge. Proximity to Texas A&M makes it a natural for businesses that seek the intellectual capital of some of Texas’ best young minds.

Dunkin Donuts
Coming to University & Texas Embassy Suites Development


Dunkin Donuts will soon open its first College Station outpost.

Dunkin’ Donuts is an all-day, everyday stop for coffee, breakfast, donuts, and baked goods. They are building their first College Station location in the new Embassy Suites development.

Embassy Suites College Station
Coming to University Dr. & Texas Ave.

Embassy Suites College Station is a 150,000-square-foot, 162 key, seven-story concrete structure with a 350’ long linear tower. The hotel features an indoor pool, 5,000 square feet of meeting space, 194-space precast parking garage with green screen façade and full service restaurant and bar. The hotel is located close enough to campus to make an easy stroll to any event possible.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard
Coming to Tower Point off William D. Fitch in South College Station


Freddy’s is building their second B/CS location in South College Station at Tower Point.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard is bringing its famous steakburgers, fries, and custard to South College Station, according to a site plan recently submitted to the City of College Station.

The George
Coming to Century Square in College Station

The George is ideally situated in Century Square at the heart of Bryan College Station. You can find delicious local cuisine in their restaurant, Poppy, and then grab a few drinks in their bar, 1791, before exploring Century Square or the Texas A&M campus.

Gold’s Gym
Coming to Tower Point in College Station


A third Gold’s Gym location is coming soon to Tower Point in College Station, TX.

Gold’s Gym will begin construction of a new store and open in 2017. Signage is up at the site. According to the sign, the newest Gold’s Gym in the Brazos Valley will have a pool.

Ground Shuttle
Building at 1450 Old Arrington Rd.


According to site plans submitted to the City of College Station, Ground Shuttle is planning a 2 story building and parking facility at 1450 Old Arrington Road.

H-E-B at Wellborn & 2818
Coming to Southwest College Station

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H-E-B has submitted a site plan for its third College Station location at Wellborn Road & 2818. Plans submitted for approval include 100,000sf store with a 20,000sf future expansion. Click on the images below to see details of the site plans.

In front of Premiere Cinemas on Highway 6 in Bryan

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After years of attempts, Aggieland appears to actually be getting it’s very own Hooters Restaurant at 960 N. Earl Rudder Freeway in front of Premiere Cinemas. As for now, the only sign of Hooters is a sign in the field where the restaurant will soon be constructed, notifying the public of their beverage permit application.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Coming to Century Square across from Texas A&M University


Hopdoddy will soon be serving their high end burgers at Century Square.

Just when we thought life in Aggieland couldn’t get any better for lovers of “Austin original” restaurant chains now that Torchy’s Tacos is open and Tiff’s Treats is on the way, Hopdoddy Burger Bar has now announced a new location coming to Century Square.

Howdy’s Pizza
Coming to Tower Point area


Say Howdy! to Howdy’s Pizza, a new pizza joint coming to Tower Point. They will offer great craft pizzas, wings, pastas, salads, and more!

Jiffy Lube
Coming to Tower Point


Jiffy Lube will soon commence construction on their first location in the Brazos Valley at College Station’s Tower Point Center.

Jimmy Changa’s
Coming to Tower Point


Jimmy Changa’s is a Houston Based Tex-Mex chain slated to open a new location in South College Station’s Tower Point

The Houston based Tex-Mex chain, Jimmy Changa’s is coming soon to the Tower Point Shopping Center at Highway 6 and William D. Fitch.

Mad Taco
Coming to CapRock Crossing in South College Station


Mad Taco serves its unique take on tacos in an upscale, contemporary environment.

Peter Madden’s popular high end taco stand, Mad Taco, will be building its second location in South College Station at CapRock Crossing in 2017.

Mercedes Benz Dealership
Coming to the Corner of Sebesta & Hwy. 6 in College Station


Mercedes-Benz owners in Bryan-College Station may soon be able to get dealer service without driving to Austin or Houston.

A proposed Mercedes-Benz dealership at the corner of Sebesta and Hwy 6. was presented at College Station planning & zoning commission last week.

Marco’s Pizza
Coming to the Embassy Suites Development at University & Texas in College Station


Marco’s Pizza, coming to the College Station Embassy Suites development, is known for more than just great pizza.

Marco’s is building in the Embassy Suites development near the Dunkin Donuts also planned for the development. Marco’s makes Delicious Pizza, Fresh Baked Subs, CheezyBread, Salads, Meatballs, Chicken Wings and CinnaSquares.

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
Coming to University Drive


Pappadeaux will soon open on College Station’s University Drive Restaurant Row.

A new Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen is still planned for the former Scott & White property on Highway 6. Planning the site has taken longer than originally anticipated.

Park West Student Living
Under construction on West George Bush Dr.


Park West on George Bush Dr. is adding 3,400 beds to the College Station community’s housing capacity.

Park West, under construction at 503 George Bush Drive West, will soon add 3,400 beds to the Texas A&M community’s housing capacity. Check out the renderings and construction photos below.

Coming to Tower Point


Oldham Goodwin annotated aerial photo of Tower Point

South College Station will soon have a more convenient option for picking up specialty pet food and products when PetSmart opens in Tower Point.

Piada Italian Street Food
Coming to University Drive, Across from TAMU

Piada’s Chefs found distinct charm in the family operated food carts and corner markets scattered throughout the streets of the Rimini, Italy, where the aroma of fresh basil, hand crafted cured meats and homemade cheeses saturated the air. This trip began our obsession…our inspiration…our mission to bring this experience back to the United States.

Poppy Food & Wine
Opening soon inside The George Hotel


The menu will be high end at The George Hotel’s Poppy Food + Wine.

Offering the best in modern and eclectic dining, the restaurant pavilion and expansive porch has the best views of Century Square’s outdoor plaza.Whimsically named after what George H.W. Bush’s grandkids so affectionately call him, “Poppy” provides Texas favorites with unique culinary delights from deep in the heart of Texas (It’s ok to clap here, it’s a Texas thing!). Poppy offers a wide array of dishes sure to satisfy even the most discerning palates. Sit down, relax, and enjoy the light, appetizing menu selections and the welcoming atmosphere inside Poppy before indulging in a handcrafted cocktail at 1791.

Coming to Century Square


Porter’s Restaurant’s capacity will be 156 seats which includes two 50-seat dining areas, a smaller private dining room, an outdoor patio, and additional bar area seating. The layout is designed to maximize capacity and create intimate dining experiences in each beautifully crafted section. The distribution of rooms also allows for the flexibility to serve private groups of various sizes without disturbing the regular flow of guests. Along with an evolving local customer base, visitors to Texas A&M University will find PORTERS to be a special dining destination.

Ronin Cooking
Coming to the Ice House in Downtown Bryan


Ronin Cooking currently hosts farm-to-table dinners at their Bryan, TX farm. They will soon open a farm-to-table restaurant in Downtown Bryan’s redeveloped icehouse.

Ronin Cooking, best known for fine farm-to-table meals served at their Full Moon Dinners and catered events, will be serving up fresh food at the Ice House on Main’s new farm-to-table restaurant as early as this fall.

Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids
Coming to Rock Prairie and Highway 6

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Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids, a salon with fun themed haircutting chairs for kids, will soon be open at Rock Prairie and Highway 6.

SoCo at Tower Point
Coming to South College Station

SoCo at Tower Point Luxury Apartments are coming to South College Station. Permits have been issued for construction of the clubhouse and site improvements. The community is a project of Houston based Asset Plus.

Star Cinema Grill
Coming to Century Square


Star Cinema Grill will be opening at the new Century Square development on University Dr.

Star Cinema Grill was recently added to the ever-growing list of exciting new businesses building at Century Square. Star Cinema provides movie-goers a full-service restaurant experience delivered seat side while enjoying Hollywood’s latest blockbusters.

Stella Southern Cafe
Coming to Highway 6, Just South of Momentum Bank Building


“College Station prepare yourselves.  A long awaited dream is about to become reality.  In September of 2017, we are proud to announce that we will be opening our newest concept,” says Harvey Washbangers Proprietor Michael Lair.  Unlike Harvey Washbangers, Stella will be all about the food, breakfast food specifically.  We are very excited about the chance to bring incredible Southern breakfast fare to South College Station. They will be located on the access road to Hwy 6 just south of the Momentum Bank building.  The food is going to be built around scratch made biscuits and stone ground grits.

Sterling Northgate
Coming to Northgate off Wellborn Rd.


Sterling Northgate Apartments

New high rise apartment community opening Fall 2017 in the Northgate area. Rooftop pool deck will have views of campus.

TaD’s Steak and Seafood
Coming to William D. Fitch area


“Coming Soon” signage is up near the South College Station Lowe’s for TaD’s Steak and Seafood. The company currently has locations in Richmond, Katy and Tomball.

Tiff’s Treats
Coming to Century Square


Boxes like these, filled with cookies, will soon be showing up at happy homes and offices all over Aggieland.

The wildly popular warm cookie delivery chain with roots deep in the heart of Texas, Tiff’s Treats, is coming to Aggieland in 2017!

The Tradition
Opening Fall 2017 on Northgate

A new Tradition is coming to College Station, Texas and serving Texas A&M University students!  With over $20 Million in renovations, you will love the new changes.

TRYP by Wyndham College Station
Coming to Texas Avenue in College Station


TRYP by Wyndham will soon occupy the former Ramada on Texas Avenue

TRYP is another posh newly rehabbed hotel property right across the street from the Sheraton Four Points rehab of the the old Holiday Inn on Texas that was completed back in 2012.

Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park
Coming to Briarcrest & 29th


Urban Air is coming soon next to Aldi in Bryan, TX.

Urban Air is the only entertainment center of its kind, offering activities, weekly events, and kids birthday parties that are safe, affordable and fun for the entire family, and they are coming soon to the Brazos Valley.

Urban Bricks Pizza
Coming to Texas & Harvey in front of Wyndham TRYP


Urban Bricks Pizza is a Texas based custom pizzeria that will soon open a location on Texas Avenue in College Station, just south of Texas A&M in front of the Wyndham TRYP Hotel.

Urban Bricks dough is made in-house and they’ve sourced the baddest, hottest ovens straight from Italy. For toppings — it’s all up to you! Keep it simple or get carried away. Customize a pizza or a salad, we’ve got the freshest veggies, meats and cheeses to choose from.

V Star Chinese Super Buffet
Coming to Texas & Harvey


V Star Chinese Super Buffet is coming in next to Wayback and Urban Bricks on Texas.

Wayback Burgers
Coming to Bryan Towne Center and Tower Point in College Station


The new Wayback Burgers of Bryan will encompass a 2,066 square-foot design, and Wayback Burgers of South College Station will be 1,750 square-feet in size. Both locations will feature a warm red barn board interior with white and stainless steel accents, modeled after the great American roadside burger joint.

Zoe’s Kitchen
Coming to Century Square


Zoe’s Kitchen is planned for a Spring 2017 opening at Century Square

Zoe’s Kitchen will soon add another light and healthy dining option to the Texas A&M area when they open at Century Square in early 2017.


2 thoughts on “Brazilian Steakhouse, 15 Floor Highrise, Jiffy Lube + Many More : Updated April 2017 New Business Report

  1. Hi, I’m the Broker of Brazos County Realty. I’d love to reblog this on my website at I’d like to tell all my customers about the great new businesses coming to BCS. Isn’t College Station and Bryan, TX a great place to live? Good job putting it all together. I’ll be sure to give credit where credit is due. Thank you.
    Myke Leatham

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