The new campus of the German Football Federation (DFB) is just before its structural completion.
The 150 million euros expensive prestige object of the association in Frankfurt / Main will be taken over on the 1st of May by the executing construction company. The DFB announced on Wednesday at a tour with the responsible persons about the terrain.
On July 1, the campus, for which the foundation stone was placed in September 2019, should go to the “full operation”. The new building including his academy replaces the previous association center in the Frankfurt City Forest. “For the entire DFB this is a quantum leap,” said Akademiechef Tobias Haupt: “It gives rise to the entire association.”
The exposing building complex including the four outdoor football facilities and a hall with an artificial turf area in a regular size (105 to 68 meters) reminiscent of its style and due to the generously built technology to the centers of the large IT corporations in Silicon Valley. The office space is not separated, the networking of the individual departments should be accelerated.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the DFBs directors of the professional clubs already made a picture of the new building in which in the future 600 employees are employed. The campus belongs to a so-called athlete house with 33 rooms. This area is designed to be used primarily by the junior national teams. The a national team, the women’s selection as well as the U21 will continue to live in hotels due to the gross size.
The DFBing areas (seats, cabins, fitness rooms, regeneration facilities, technology laboratory) are inaugurated in June by the women’s national team in the run-up to the EM final round.