Restaurant chain Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is relocating its headquarters to Miami, according to the SFBJ.
The chains is growing fast, with 2,975 locations at the end of 2Q 2018, up from 2,768 locations at the same time in 2017.
Executives from the chain had already quietly relocating to Miami from Atlanta over the past year, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Popeyes was purchased by Burger King parent company Restaurant Brands International (RBI) in 2017 for about $1.8 billion. The company is mostly run from Miami, but is officially headquartered in Canada, where subsidiary Tim Horton’s is run from.
A five-story headquarters building for the company is under construction at Blue Lagoon, with 150,000 square feet of space. The company’s Canadian HQ will reportedly soon relocate to 65,000 square feet of space in downtown Toronto.
New HQ building at Blue Lagoon: