Location: Alpharetta, Ga.
Developer: Thomas Enterprises
Cost: $700 million
Broke Ground: March
Opening: The Forum Collection, Spring, 2008
Size: 750,000 sq. ft. retail space
Stores: Unnamed designer boutiques and restaurants
Buzz: More than 60 percent of the Forum space is in negotiation. The Forum is part of a mixed-use development that also includes 250,000 square feet of office space and The Stanbury Hotel and Residences.