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Microsoft Begins Construction on Canadian Headquarters in Toronto

Sep 22, 2018 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

Computing technology giant Microsoft has started building its new Canadian headquarters in downtown Toronto, with plans to invest $570 million CAD (US$441 million) over the next four years.

Much of the money earmarked for Canada will be used to hire new staff, renovate offices, and expand the Montreal-based artificial intelligence lab that Microsoft launched last year.

The new headquarters, under construction in CIBC Square in central Toronto, will be inaugurated in September 2020.

By relocating our headquarters to downtown Toronto, we will be able to better serve our customers and attract top talent to continue to drive innovation and growth for our Canadian customers and our large partner ecosystem, stated Microsoft Canada President Kevin Peesker in a press rel...