Location: Atlanta

Developer: Ben Carter Properties Inc.

Contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction

Size: 800,000 sq. ft.

Price: $1.2 billion

Ground-breaking: Fall 2007

Opening: Fall 2009

Buzz: The developer plans to raze the former Buckhead Village bar and nightclub district to create an upscale mixed-use community, including 600,000 sq. ft. of retail, 70,000 sq. ft. of office space, 1,000 luxury apartments and 300 five-star hotel rooms.