Walmart shared its first view of the company’s planned new home office in Bentonville earlier today.
Videos shared by the company provide viewers with a samplings of how the new buildings on the 350-acre site east of Bentonville’s downtown area will connect with the rest of the community. There are lakes, paved bike trails, pedestrian paths and tall trees envisioned throughout the campus. The company plans to give its full attention to environmental sustainability.
The company noted that it plans to open the new campus in phases between 2020 and 2024. Demolition, infrastructure and utility construction starts this summer.
Dan Bartlett, an executive vice president of corporate affairs at Walmart, provides an overview of the project on a Walmart website. A question and answer section on the Walmart website includes some great information.
The home office should be the biggest construction project in the history of Northwest Arkansas.