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What's going on here?

Where: 1709 Scenic Highway, about two miles north of Emory Eastside Medical Center

What: Best Buy plans to open this new 45,000-square-foot store Friday. It's the first Best Buy in Snellville and the 21st in Georgia. The Snellville store will employ about 125 people.

When did construction start? April

When will construction end? Contractors are wrapping up the work this week, and the shelves are being stocked.

Other construction

Olde Town Grayson, a 14-acre residential and retail development, will be built at Ga. Highway 20 and Rosebud Road in Grayson.

The D. Scott Hudgens Jr. Early Education Center is being built at Ga. Highway 316 and Sugarloaf Parkway at Gwinnett Technical College

The Village Shops at Creekside is being built at the intersections of Ga. Highway 120, Ga. Highway 316 and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road.

The second phase of Thornhill Commons, a subdivision built by Bowen Family Homes, is being built on Ga. 120 between Boggs Road and Northbrook Parkway. The first homes could be up for sale by spring.

Duke Realty will put a three-story, 80,000-square-foot office building in The Business Park at Sugarloaf, located on Sugarloaf Parkway near the Arena at Gwinnett Center. Duke will probably break ground on the building in November.

Portrait Homes is building 130 townhomes and Southeastern Property is building 76 two- and three-bedroom condos at Ga. 120 and Purcell Road. The development will be called Orchards of Sugarloaf Parc.

At least 160 single-family homes are being built by Kalidescope Land Development on New Hope Road one mile east of Simonton Road.