Walmart Unveils Expansion Plans for 350-Acre Corporate Campus in Bentonville, Arkansas
BENTONVILLE, ARK. — Walmart has unveiled its plans to build a 350-acre office campus in Bentonville that will serve as the company’s home office. Demolition of the retailer’s existing buildings will begin this summer with delivery expected in phases from 2020 to 2024. Reuters reports the campus will house nearly 17,000 employees at full build-out. The campus will include office buildings, expanded food offerings, convenient parking, fitness options, a child care facility, bike paths, green space and lake views. The campus will also feature solar panels atop parking decks and energy-efficient lighting and HVAC systems, as well as regionally sourced building materials. A price for construction was not disclosed.