The Raleigh Springs Town Center will be home to a new police precinct, the entire traffic division for the city and a state-of-the-art library.
There will be walking trails and a skate park.
Right now the work most people are seeing involves the building of a man-made lake.
"What we're doing right now is digging an 11-acre lake that's going to be able to rise and fall by about 15 feet, so that when there are heavy storms, this lake's gonna help capture a lot of the storm water runoff in the area and prevent storm water flooding for a good chunk of Raleigh," said Mary Claire Borys, project manager with the city of Memphis.
The $28 million-dollar project still has a long way to go and is not expected to open until 2019.
Developers hope it will attract people from all over the city to explore Raleigh.