Bacardi USA has signed a lease for a new headquarters currently in construction in Florida.

Speaking today (8 May), the company said that the 15-storey building will be located in Coral Gables, Florida. The building is expected to be ready for occupancy by the end of 2008.

Bacardi USA president and CEO John Esposito said: "Bacardi USA will continue to grow with new brands to import and market - making it critical we have one state-of-the-art facility as soon as possible where we all can work together, allowing us to better serve our great brands, loyal consumers and shareholder."

Bacardi USA boasts a brand portfolio of spirits in the US including: Bacardi rum, Grey Goose vodka, Martini & Rossi vermouth and asti, Dewar's Scotch whisky, Bombay Sapphire gin and Cazadores blue agave Tequila.