Bill Schwyhart is a prominent Northwest Arkansas developer who led the Pinnacle Group and undertook a number of major projects including the six story Pinnacle Hills Parkway Tower, Pinnacle Hills Promenade, Shoppes at Pinnacle Hills, Arkansas World Trade Center, and Pinnacle Hills Corporate Park. Tenants included Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg, Ernst & Young, Kimberly-Clark, the University of Arkansas, Bonefish Grill, Olive Garden, and Red Lobster.
With construction totaling more than $1 billion, Mr. Schwyhart’s Pinnacle Hills development encompassed a major hotel and convention center. The project also includes a Target, Home Depot, Bed Bath & Beyond, Malco Movie Theater, Starbucks, PF Chang’s, and Ruth’s Chris. Outside of Pinnacle Hills, Mr. Schwyhart also made significant investments in commercial real estate in Lowell, Bentonville, Rogers, and Dallas.
Mr. Schwyhart has been extensively involved in the community. He was appointed by Governor Mike Huckabee and was sworn in on January 5th, 2007 as a Director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Throughout his four year term, Mr. Schwyhart was able to attend meetings and visit business leaders throughout the State. From 1994 to 2010, he represented the City of Rogers on the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Authority where he played an instrumental role in the creation, development, and completion of the XNA airport.