google office toronto

Google is opening another office in Toronto

As it continues to sit on its plans for taking over the Toronto waterfront, Google has just made another foray into Toronto by renting out some new office space in the centre of the Financial District.

Though the company was apparently in talks with WeWork Toronto — as an anonymous source told Bloomberg — it has instead found a home with rival coworking space firm IWG plc. This will be the second Google office in the city; the first opened at 111 Richmond Street W in 2012.

The multi-year lease is allegedly for 24,000 square feet of space over two floors in the Royal Bank Plaza at 200 Bay Street (the shiny gold skyscraper you've probably checked yourself out in the windows of), instead of at WeWork's location just up the street at 357 Bay.

It remains to be seen what this news means for WeWork, which has plans to open another 20 coworking spaces in Toronto by next year, in addition to their existing three.

Rumour is the New York-based company isn't doing too well.

Lead photo by

Google Singapore


Latest Videos



Latest Videos


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Tech

Win a brand new Whirlpool Washer with the industry-first 2 in 1 Removable Agitator

You can now get a No Name mobile phone plan from Loblaws in Canada

Deadline announced for Canadians to cash in on $14.4M iPhone settlement

A stricter Disney+ password crackdown might be coming to Canada

Apple Pay Express Mode reportedly now available at TTC subway stations in Toronto

Canada strikes deal with Meta to allow news back on Facebook and Instagram

City of Toronto passes landmark motion granting employment rights to AI

Someone in Toronto has created a dating app that's basically 'Love is Blind'