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.