Doug McKinnon, a vice president at Hines, says if he can't getthe 200,000 sf or so of pre-leasing commitments, then the buildingcould be scaled back.

So far, Duke Energy Field Services has signed a letter of intentfor 125,000 sf and another, unnamed tenant is interested in 40,000sf, he says. McKinnon says he is talking to about three othertenants that would put Hines over the top.

"I think that it's going to be scaled down to about 420,000-sf,"one top broker tells "That's the only way Hines willever get financing."

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