BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Birmingham-based Arlington Properties has broken ground on the $37 million Phase I of Hallman Hill, a mixed-use development in the Birmingham suburb of Homewood, Ala. Phase I includes 9,000 square feet of retail space and 72 condominiums. Completion of Phase I is scheduled in spring 2009. The 5.4-acre project is located on the site of the former Homewood Gardens at the intersection of Oxmoor Road and 19th Street. The Garrison Barrett Group is the project architect.