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What's Going on Here

Where: Walter Boulevard in Lawrenceville

What: 30,000 square feet of new medical offices. The project will house Cardiovascular Group.

When did construction start: Two weeks ago

When will construction end: About 10 months to one year from now.

Other construction

Twenty-seven acres off Ga. Highway 120 and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road is being cleared for a new retail center.

Centex will build on 130 acres along Ga. Highway 120, including tracts that front the road according to Bill Evans of Evans Real Estate Services LLC.

The new Kroger shopping center at Old Norcross Road and Steve Reynolds Boulevard will have RBC Centura Bank and Flagstar Bank on its out parcels. Discount Tire will open a new store in the shopping center, along with Blockbuster and another bank, Washington Mutual.

New office condos will be built on Lakes Parkway in the Corporate Lakes Office Park.

Richardson Housing Group Inc. is building 20 townhomes, each three stories and starting at about $150,000 on Riverside Parkway, near Winn-Dixie SaveRite.

A three-story retail and office building is proposed for Peachtree Corners Circle and Peachtree Parkway. Although the site has been cleared, the developer needs county approval before construction can start.

Five public and corporate storage buildings are being built at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard just north of Medlock Bridge Road in Norcross.

Monterey House restaurant, Cluckin' Pig barbecue restaurant, Chinese restaurant, Ballare dance accessories, an upscale frame shop, Workout Anytime (24-hour, seven-days-a-week gym), dry cleaners and nail salon will be included in a shopping center being built at Hamilton Mill and Ridge roads.

Three retail buildings are being built at Hamilton Mill and Sardis Church roads. One is 5,000 square feet, and the others are 10,000 square feet.

A Mezcal Mexican Grill is being built at Webb Gin House Road and Ga. Highway 124.

Reconstruction of Lake Forest's dam is taking place in Collins Hill Park.

The site at Riverside Parkway and McKendree Church Road is being developed into a retail/commercial strip mall.

Sugarloaf Townhomes is being built on Sugarloaf Parkway just east of Scenic Highway. The community will have 208 units on 13 acres.

The site at McGinnis Ferry Road and Scales Road is slated to become an upscale shopping center with small boutiques and other businesses. Barre Management Group, a commercial real estate firm with offices in Duluth and Roswell, has brokered the deal for the site and will help lease the shopping center.

A former Chevy dealership at the Interstate 85 and Beaver Ruin Road interchange will become a Catholic mission for Gwinnett County's growing Vietnamese population.

Law offices of Gary Martin Hays and Associates is being built at Breckenridge Boulevard near the intersection with Old Norcross Road.

Viasat, a wireless communication products maker, has started construction on slightly more than 90,000 square feet of buildings at Breckinridge Plaza and Boggs Road.

Property at Rogers Bridge and Peachtree Industrial roads is zoned general business, but the Duluth planning department says it is unsure exactly what kind of commercial development is in the works.

Eighty-two townhomes are being built by Bowen Family Homes on roughly 10 acres at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard and South Old Peachtree Road, just north of Medlock Bridge Road.

A Sidelines Sports Bar and Grill is being built at Satellite Boulevard and Old Peachtree Road in front of Home Depot.