microsoft toronto

Microsoft is opening a huge office in downtown Toronto

Microsoft just announced something big for Toronto—the tech giant will be opening a new office downtown. 

As part of the move, the company plans to inject $570 million into Toronto. It will create 500 new jobs, and 500 student placements at first, and over 60,000 jobs in the long-term.

The tech giant's new Canadian headquarters will open at CIBC Square at 81 Bay Street, covering four floors of the tower and about 132,000 sq ft. It is expected to open in 2020. 

With the announcement that a giant tech company is coming to Toronto, perhaps Amazon will finally make up their mind and choose Toronto as well. Only a matter of time. 

Lead photo by

Kevin Peesker


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Tech

Google is opening another office in Toronto

Toronto wants to have automated vehicles everywhere by 2022

Toronto airport to start using Artificial Intelligence to detect weapons on airline passengers

Toronto might not be getting cell service in TTC subway tunnels for another decade

Future of Bunz uncertain in Toronto after scaling back digital currency and slashing staff

Apple TV Plus is coming to Canada

Toronto could soon ban shared e-scooters in the city

Toronto is launching a driverless shuttle service run by AI