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The top 10 virtual office locations in Toronto

Posted by Sarah Ratchford / May 7, 2014

virtual office torontoVirtual office locations allow us to slum in our pajamas while working from home, but still maintain professional appearances. A virtual office location generally provides a business district address (think Yonge or Bay St. instead of Sorauren or Woodycrest), a secure mail box, reception services and, for out of town folk, a 416 phone number. Some even provide discounted or limited access to meeting space, should the need arise.

Here are some of the top virtual office locations in Toronto.

See also: The top 10 shared office space options in Toronto

iQ Office Suites
iQ Office Suites, in the historic Dineen building at Yonge and Temperance, offers a list of virtual services, including a discount on meeting space. To have your mail sent to iQ, it'll cost $59 per month; $99 for phone answering with auto attendant, and $149 for the full package, which includes voicemail, discounts on meeting space, mail, phone with auto attendant, and access to professional admin support.

Regus
Regus has a couple of locations in the city. There are 16 total, but the most convenient one is in the TD Tower (or Brookfield Place) at 161 Bay St., at the mouth of Union Station. Packages start at $139 for your own personal mailbox, and mail services can be combined with a personalized answering service for $349. They do call transferring, too, and five days of physical office access per month.

Workplace One
This one is a good choice for fashion and creative types. At 51 Wolseley, it's near the intersection of Queen and Bathurst. It offers virtual office services for $99 per month, which includes a place to have your mail sent and reception services.

Intelligent Office
Intelligent Office is right at the intersection of Yonge and Bloor, at 2 Bloor St. E. The office is in the middle of many of the city's communications and ad agencies, and it offers everything from virtual assistants to telephone answering and virtual offices services. Packages include the taking of reservations, appointment scheduling, social media management, and a list of other helpful items, but cost depends on an individual's needs, so check in with them to get a quote.

OfficeExec
OfficeExec offers mail service, 416 phone numbers, and three locations: two are downtown on Bay St., and the other is in the northern part of the city at 25 Sheppard Ave. W. Packages start at about $50 per month for mail service. They'll forward your mail for you, too, in case you don't want to have to venture too far away from your couch home office. Phone service is included with mail for $99 per month.

The Professional Centre
The Professional Centre, at 120 Adelaide St. W., offers basic options for mail delivery, all the way to personalized telephone services and packages including transfers to personal lines and cell phones. They provide free tea and coffee, 416 numbers, and transfer of calls for an added fee. They also provide access to a full range of office services, but on a pay-per-use basis. To get a quote, though, you've got to give them a call.

The Beach Business Hub
The Beach Business Hub, at 2181 Queen St. E. near Queen and Lee, can be had as a virtual address for $35 per month, plus a $50 setup fee. The service includes acceptance of mail and small parcels, a personalized mail slot, and pickup opportunities during business hours.

Rostie Group
Rostie Group is located down at the foot of Bay St., at Queen's Quay, at 20 Bay St. Their virtual services include a "live receptionist," mail handling, and meeting room and office space. Plans range from $69 per month, which includes use of the address for mail purposes, fax and courier services, all the way to a more comprehensive package at $199 per month, which includes phone answering, access to the lounge area and meeting rooms, and presentation and office supplies.

401 Bay Centre
Virtual office services at 401 Bay Centre range from basic mail service, at $69 per month, to mail, phone and office space packages for $229 per month. Like many of the others on this list, 401 Bay is in the financial core, at Queen and Bay, and they offer meeting space as well as dedicated 416 phone numbers.

Telsec
Telsec is located in the Toronto Star building at 1 Yonge St. on the Harbourfront. For $75 per month, they provide personalized reception and telephone answering services from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., as well as mail service. Or, you can get just mail service for $30 per month.

Did I miss a good virtual office location in Toronto? Add it to the comments below.

Discussion

16 Comments

Holden / May 7, 2014 at 12:03 pm
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Yes, you left out THE virtual office solution for non-profits: the Centre for Social Innovation: http://socialinnovation.ca/home
Holden / May 7, 2014 at 12:08 pm
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Oh, wait. Apologies. I see you listed them under top "shared office" spaces. How did you differentiate the two? Aren't all of these also "shared"?
me / May 7, 2014 at 01:22 pm
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My understanding is that the virtual office spaces primarily refer to the admin support (e.g., telephone answering, mail forwarding, etc.) and a mailing address, though they may also offer space. Shared offices are the converse.
Nice / May 8, 2014 at 09:59 am
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Global Prime Office Network provide affordable and accessible office spaces in the GTA area.

We have several locations in Downtown Toronto (financial district), right by Toronto Pearson International Airport, and in Montreal, Quebec.

http://www.gponetwork.com
Romana / May 8, 2014 at 10:24 am
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And yet another great location was missed - Global Prime Office Network at King & York. Check it out and you will agree with me
www.GPOnetwork.com
Veronique McKenzie / May 8, 2014 at 01:41 pm
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Get the professorial image you deserve with a virtual office IN BELIZE, CENTRAL AMERICA
@ZIBCbz #belize @cttbelize #BusinessCenter #VirtualOffices
Stephanie Jukes / May 8, 2014 at 04:41 pm
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At Intelligent Office, we actually have three locations downtown Toronto, with a FOURTH opening soon at the MaRS Centre!!
sean / May 8, 2014 at 05:31 pm
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The Intelligent Office location at Yonge and Sheppard is incredibly convenient for my needs, and the team there is the best i've seen. Amazing service.
susan replying to a comment from me / May 9, 2014 at 09:52 am
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The term "shared office space" usually refers to having an office in a facility with shared reception and other operational services such as internet, maintenance and office management. Virtual services can include phone answering, mail services, office rental by the hour and other administrative supports such as outbound calling or data entry. At Intelligent Office we offer both of these types of supports on an a-la-carte basis.
Sonya / May 16, 2014 at 02:56 pm
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You also left out Agile Offices - located at 250 Yonge Street, Suite 2201, Eaton's Centre. Best prices in Toronto! We have flexible contract options and a-la-carte menu along with a very wide range of services for both Virtual and in-house Office clients. Virtual clients have the option to grow at their own pace within our centre as they have access to our Co-working spaces as well as Meeting Rooms in addition to our Executive Offices. We also have a unique feature which is a separate Mail room just for Virtual clients with 24/7 access available. Check us out! We have everything you're looking for all in one stop!
Amrit / May 28, 2014 at 02:56 pm
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If you are looking for Virtual office packages in Brampton, give us a call at 905-454-7902. We provide basic services and add-on based on the business's requirements.
Amrit / May 28, 2014 at 02:59 pm
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we are the Brampton Business Executive Suites (www.BBES.ca) on George St North
Alfred / June 23, 2014 at 11:08 am
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I found these in Markham with no contract and $99/month

http://www.sosolutions.ca/home/virtual-office/
microsoft office 2010 serial number / June 29, 2014 at 11:38 am
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Heya just wanted to give you a quick heads up and let
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Wendel / August 8, 2014 at 01:16 pm
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Hi,

Great piece Sarah!

We use 120 Eglinton Business Centre and a few clients as well for Virtual Offices in Toronto. Their pricing plan is here: http://www.120eglinton.com/virtual-office-pricing-plans/

In the same ballpark as most.

Thanks for the article!

- Wendel
Alex / August 20, 2014 at 09:30 pm
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I have a package with officeexec, they gave me a new promotion of $99 for 12 hours meeting space at 3 location + Mail and Phone package with unlimited call answering and mail taking. this is the cheapest package ever you can get!
You should email them to get the promo!

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