milk + honey Coming Soon to West Ave at River Oaks
Houston, Texas (June 1, 2015) – Award-winning milk + honey will open its first Houston spa at West Ave at River Oaks. The popular Austin-based spa chain is bringing its signature line of natural and organic products, along with full sensory approach to wellness, to West Ave at River Oaks late 2015.
milk + honey has leased 8,249 square feet at West Ave at River Oaks, Houston’s ultimate destination for shopping, dining, beauty and health. The spa will occupy a space on the second floor of West Ave. relevant domains . Gables Urban negotiated the recent transaction directly with the owners.
With four Austin locations and one in Boston, milk + honey has become a premier destination for exceptional spa and salon services. After noticing a steady stream of clients travel from Houston to Austin regularly for spa treatments, owners Alissa and Shon Bayer set their sights on a Houston-based location.
“We are thrilled to bring milk + honey to Houston. Our natural and organic line of products are made in Austin and we look forward to providing treatments that assist in natural healing processes,” Alissa Bayer said.
“It’s been a dedicated effort on behalf of Gables to bring in a service provider offering a first class spa. We are pleased to partner with milk + honey, especially being a Texas-based business. It’s a great win for West Ave and an added enhancement to our retail mix,” said Darin Botelho, Vice President, Commercial Real Estate for Gables Urban.
The new West Ave location will offer massage, facials, peels, waxing, lash extensions, natural nail therapy, haircuts, color, styling, and bridal services, and will feature 15 treatment rooms, six manicure and pedicure stations, eight salon chairs, private steam showers, and well-appointed locker rooms and lounges.
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Founded in 2006 by Alissa Bayer in Austin’s 2nd Street District, milk + honey now has three additional locations in Austin — Bee Cave, Arboretum Market, Sunset Valley — and one in Boston’s South End. milk + honey offers a full range of natural, luxurious, spa and salon services, and has been recognized by Elle Magazine and Les Nouvelles Esthétiques as one of America’s top 100 salons and a top day spa in Texas, and has won numerous local awards. milk + honey introduced its all-natural, plant-based bath and body products in 2013, partnered with Whole Foods Market in 2014 to introduce the line to its customers in the North Atlantic and Southwest regions, and is set to launch skincare in 2015.