Time-lapse video of Global Headquarters Construction

Join us as the Thunderbird global community comes together in-person and virtually from around the world to celebrate the School’s 75th anniversary with the opening of our new Global Headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. Check out this time-lapse video showing a year of building construction condensed into 1 minute:



Thunderbird offers an interdisciplinary curriculum designed for the Fourth Industrial Revolution combined with 75 years of expertise in global leadership and management education. With a state-of-the-art Global Headquarters under construction now and opening Fall 2021, Thunderbird is strategically focused on preparing agile, principled leaders for this new era of disruption and rapid technological advancement.


  • Our new high-tech home will connect our students and graduates all over the planet in one physical and digital space powered by the latest tools in higher education, including virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence.
  • Located at the center of a dynamic international city’s business district on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus, this cutting-edge facility will be the heart of a global village of innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Our new building will unify an expanding global network, linking more than 20 regional Centers of Excellence that will give our students access to people, resources and enterprises around the world, helping them transform into future-ready global leaders who can make a difference by creating new opportunities to improve life for people everywhere.
  • And of course, Thunderbird’s new HQ will feature a rooftop Pub designed in the spirit of the iconic original.



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