Barnhart Guess Development is location driven, selecting sites with outstanding characteristics, incorporating extensive research and market knowledge as well as the experience and foresight to work with area communities. The principal of Barnhart Guess Development have long been ahead of the curve in anticipating trends and identifying market niches that have led to the successful development of such power centers in Atlanta as Perimeter Square and Perimeter Square West (280,000 s.f.), Peachtree Square (243,797 s.f.) Stone Mountain Square (338,000 s.f.) Pleasant Hill Square (300,000 s.f.) and in Knoxville, Tennessee The Centre at Deane Hill (410,000 s.f.), East-West Commons (450,000 s.f.), Austell, GA, and Hanes Commons (299,000 s.f.) in Winston-Salem, NC.

In preparing for and anticipating development trends, the principal of Barnhart Guess Development played either an active or lead role in three planned multi-use developments. The Deane Hill Community in Knoxville, Tennessee, site of the Centre at Deane Hill, incorporates retail, multi-family, single-family, hotel and assisted living. Park Springs and Peachtree Hills Place communities for seniors 62 and older incorporates single family attached and detached homes, apartment style villas, assisted living, skilled nursing, restaurants, health club and health care uses.