What's going on here?: Retail center being built in Auburn

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Where: Ga. Highway 324 (Auburn Road) near Ga. Highway 124, Dacula

What: The Village at Fort Daniel, a 48,000-square-foot retail center composed of three buildings on six acres. Developed by Peggy Slappey Properties in Buford, the retail center will feature a village-type facade with a clock tower. Upstairs office space will be available and developers expect to fill the lower level with a Mexican restaurant, an upscale dining facility, sandwich and coffee shops and a day spa.

When did construction begin: September

When will construction be completed: August 2008