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Rate Your Feelings About Fuqua's Next (Pending) Purchase

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One of Atlanta's most controversial and prolific developers could soon control the largest piece of available, developable land left on the Beltline's Eastside Trail. Fuqua Development — led by parking-lot defender, drive-thru messiah and erector of projects-of-the-decade, Jeff Fuqua — has a contract on the 17-acre Leggett & Platt Inc. complex in Reynoldstown, located across Memorial Drive from the Eastside Trail's next and final leg, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports. Fuqua and Co. hope to close the deal and rezone the manufacturing plant's land by this time next year. It's too early to predict what may happen with this industrial neighbor of Atlanta Dairies, but Reynoldstown leaders have already been clear about what they want — an inclusive, healthy, urban node of gridded streets and not a superblock (or a Kennesaw shopping center, ostensibly speaking). So, without further ado, it's time to express your feelings about this news on a scale from 1 to 10. Let's start with the positive extreme and call "10" a feeling of Barely Manageable Glee. Going down a few notches, a rating of "5" shall represent Passive Deflation. We'll leave descriptions of any rating below that to your creative fancy. Now, please, go ahead and drop an earnest, thoughtful, personal rating in the comments section.