Business News — August
New Location for Barnaby’s. Barnaby’s Cafe, the popular Houston “comfort food” eatery, is opening its fifth location. The spot, which is expected to open in August initially to the Monday-through-Friday lunch crowd, is again named after owner Jeff Gale’s beloved English Sheepdog. The restaurant is conveniently located near the pooch-friendly Market Square dog park in downtown Houston. At first, the new Barnaby’s will serve lunch Monday through Friday. 801 Congress Ave. • barnabyscafe.com.
New Name for Real-Estate Agents. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate announced in June that Gary Greene Realtors, owned by Mark Woodroof and Marilyn Eiland, has joined its growing franchise network. The former Prudential Real Estate Services affiliate now operates as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene. The brokerage has grown to encompass 20 offices and more than 850 agents, all serving the Houston market. “Our decision to join the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate network provides a positive change that enables our agents to take advantage of a dynamic brand,” said Eiland. “Our agents are excited to utilize the brand’s innovative technology and resources to target new customers and offer additional value to our clients.” garygreene.com.