A WORLD TO DISCOVER
Share memorable moments in an inspiring environment where there are infinite opportunities to create, communicate and collaborate. World Trade Centre Montréal is a unique place for living and working, in the heart of the historic district.
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The Intersection of Work and History
Inaugurated in 1992, World Trade Centre Montréal is a complex spanning an entire city block in Old Montreal, in the heart of the Quartier international. It consists of several restored historic buildings under a magnificent glass roof. The property is known for its spectacular, one-of-a-kind architecture, admired by thousands of tourists every year.
This elegant complex features an engaging mix of shops, restaurants and services to make life easier for downtown workers and visitors alike.
The Centre is also home to approximately 50 businesses operating in a variety of sectors.
Focus on sustainability
Every Gesture Counts
We actively work toward a greener tomorrow through an environmental management policy that includes:
- Recycling programs: paper, cardboard, plastic, electronics, household batteries and more
- Reclamation of compostable waste: as well as table scraps from the food court
- Environmentally friendly management practices: for suppliers, partners, tenants and visitors
- Green events: in accordance with standards established by the Bureau de normalisation du Québec
- Innovative energy management program: developed and implemented in partnership with Cofely Services.
Energy and Environmental Performance
We are committed to complying with industry-leading energy-efficiency and environmental standards. The certifications we have earned recognize these sustainability-minded efforts:
- BOMA BEST® Platinum
- LEED® Silver for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (EB:O&M)
Leadership in Sustainable Commuting
In 2013, World Trade Centre Montréal was recognized by the Leaders in Sustainable Transport Awards presented by Voyagez Futé for excellence in alternative transportation services provided to the Centre’s tenants.
- Bicycle parking facilities with showers and changing rooms
- Bicycles available for shared use
- BIXI multi-user keys
- Electric vehicle charging stations
- Communauto service
- Participation in International Park(ing) Day
Focus on Connectivity
World Trade Centre Montréal is certified by WiredScore. This status is granted to buildings that demonstrate outstanding performance in delivering secure, reliable Internet service.
WiredScore certification is a trusted international benchmark for office building connectivity.
We actively participate in the Quartier international and Old Montreal communities, by hosting a variety of events and exhibitions that are an integral part of the urban experience:
- Nuit blanche à Montréal
- Art Souterrain festival
- Park(ing) Day Montréal, as part of the In Town Without My Car event
- Lunchtime concerts in Victoria Square
- Festival du nouveau cinéma
- And more!
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Focus on Wellness
The health and wellness of our tenants is something we care deeply about at World Trade Centre Montréal. That is why we offer physical fitness and other workplace programs in conjunction with Olympe, a Quebec leader in promoting a comprehensive approach to workplace quality of life.
- Physical fitness
- Better lifestyle habits
- Work/life balance
- Optimal management practices
Your well-being, first and foremost
Do you work at World Trade Centre Montréal? Want to find out more about group classes and the workplace programs we offer to help you stay fit and healthy? Go to the Tenant Space of the website.
An Up-Close Look at History
History comes alive at World Trade Centre Montréal!
- 17 separate buildings
- A full city block
- Built between 1840 and 1960
The Centre Is Born
A study was conducted to assess the historical, cultural and structural value of these buildings. Based on the findings, 11 unique façades were integrated into the complex, with the entrances designed to preserve their original style.
They succeeded in harmonizing and integrating the existing architectural and historical traits of the property to create a contemporary complex in a prestigious environment.
ruelle des Fortifications
The ruelle des Fortifications gets its name from Old Montreal’s 18th-century walled fortifications. At one time, it was home to a military centre and farmers who came to sell their products to the local townspeople. Its walls were dismantled between 1804 and 1812.
Today, the Ruelle des Fortifications is home to a selection of shops and restaurants.
Berlin Wall Remnant
Did you know that a remnant of the Berlin Wall is on permanent display in the Ruelle des Fortifications?
Part of Montreal’s public art collection, this artefact was donated to the city in honour of its 350th anniversary.
The remnant symbolizes Berlin’s return to the community of free cities after the fall of the wall on November 9, 1989.
Amphitrite Fountain and Black Granite Reflecting Pool
Owned by Power Corporation of Canada, this 18th-century fountain features a statue of Amphitrite, wife of Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea. The statue is the work of French sculptor Dieudonné-Barthélémy Guibal (1699–1757). It originally stood atop a fountain in the village of Saint-Mihiel, in Meuse, France.
Acquired by the late Paul Desmarais, former chair of Power Corporation of Canada, the fountain is located under a magnificent glass roof, which is reflected in the 200-square-metre black granite pool, where a thin layer of running water creates a glass-like effect.
Inaugurated in 2012 to mark World Trade Centre Montréal’s 20th anniversary, Circulations is the work of artist Rafael Sottolichio in collaboration with Olivier Roy.
Located at the entrance to Montréal’s Underground City passageway, the mural dramatizes the Centre’s distinctive architecture and lighting, becoming a public theatre where ideas and dreams intermingle.
World Trade Centre Montréal is an Ivanhoé Cambridge property. At Ivanhoé Cambridge, we understand that the way people live, work and play is in constant evolution. As such, we create spaces that are in harmony with people’s needs and aspirations. Real estate is about more than buildings, it’s about creating living spaces.
Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world. It does so responsibly, with a long-term view to generate optimal, risk-adjusted returns. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint. Vertically integrated in Canada, Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,000 buildings, primarily in the residential, office, retail, industrial and logistics sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held more than C$60 billion in assets as at December 31, 2017, and is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (cdpq.com), one of Canada’s leading institutional fund managers. For more information: ivanhoecambridge.com.