FIFA is relocating over 100 employees from Switzerland to Miami.
FIFA’s entire legal department will be relocating here, as well as audit, compliance and risk management teams, according to the AP.
The move is expected to be complete by August 2024
FIFA has already leased 60,000 square foot of office space at 396 Alhambra in Coral Gables. Those offices opened last month.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino is also expected to relocate to Miami ahead of the 2026 World Cup, which will see Miami hosting up to 5 games, according to Bloomberg.
Miami has also bid to host the World Cup International Broadcast Center, Media Center and FanFest, according to the Herald.
FIFA’s governing body for the region known as Concacaf moved its headquarters to downtown Miami in 2018, with over 50 employees at 3 MiamiCentral.