Connecting Toronto to a new international standard of office building
A highly visible pair of innovative office towers on a 3 million square foot downtown campus, CIBC SQUARE is the result of a joint effort between global real estate leaders Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines, and the last remaining office development with a commercially renowned Bay Street address.
81 Bay Street—the first of the two towers comprising CIBC SQUARE—will feature 49 floors and 1.5 million square feet of state-of-the-art offices and collaborative spaces, with expansive views of Lake Ontario and Toronto's skyline. Equipped with an extensive suite of amenities (including a one-acre elevated park connecting the two buildings), unparalleled views, and state-of-the-art offices and collaboration spaces, CIBC SQUARE will accommodate the needs of the most discerning global companies.
Designed to maximize efficiency with open floor plates and state-of-the-art infrastructure.
Office floors are technologically advanced and mindfully detailed with floor to ceiling acoustically optimized windows and state of the art airflow and temperature control.
CIBC SQUARE offers unobstructed panoramic perspectives on the lake landmarks and the iconic skyline to which it will be so vitally connected.
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1845 — Present
CIBC SQUARE will set a new standard for technology and innovation that far surpasses buildings from previous eras of development. This map shows neighbouring buildings, colour coded by their age.
Features & Specs
Designed to reflect a new international standard of office building CIBC SQUARE aspires to architectural and structural excellence exceeding mechanical electrical and security expectations and garnering LEED Platinum and WELL accreditations along the way.
We appreciate your interest in the CIBC SQUARE project and look forward to participating in the development of the Southcore community. We are working closely with our neighbours as we proceed with construction on this project, and we are committed to keeping the community informed. For any comments or questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Last update: November 25, 2015
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Features and Specs
Designed to reflect a new international standard of office building, CIBC SQUARE is founded in architectural and structural excellence, exceeding mechanical, electrical, and security expectations, which will garner LEED™ Platinum and WELL™ accreditations. Read on for detailed technical specifications for 81 Bay Street.
386 underground parking spaces, 1 per 4,000 sf of office space 500+ bicycle parking spaces for building occupants and visitors.
Enviromental / Sustainability / Technology
- Engineered to LEED™ Platinum (core and shell) standards
- Pursuing WELL Building Standard™ Building certification
- Earned Wired™ Platinum Certification for best-in-class internet infrastructure
- Destination dispatch system.
- 4 low-rise passenger elevators to the high-density floors (levels 5-7).
- 8 low-rise passenger elevators.
- 8 mid-to-low-rise passenger elevators.
- 8 mid-to-high-rise passenger elevators.
- 8 high-rise passenger elevators.
- 4 parking-shuttle elevators.
- 2 tower freight elevators.
- High-efficiency water fixtures that reduce consumption by more than 40% compared to typical fixtures.
- Energy costs reduced by 40% when compared to a typical, similar new building as outlined by the Model National Energy Code for Buildings, a Canadian energy standard.
- A submetering system allowing tenants to receive feedback on their own energy consumption.
- Mechanical systems designed to exceed minimum volume of outside air as established by ASHRAE Standards.
- Thermal comfort in alignment with the latest version of ASHRAE Standards.
- A high level of air filtration installed on all mechanical equipment.
- Low volatile organic compounds (VOCs) building materials to support superior indoor-air quality.
- Floor plates designed with high-quality access to natural daylight and views.
- Maximum use of green roof areas.
- Enhanced humidification and dehumidification control to maintain a comfortable indoor humidity.
- Consistent verification of fundamental water quality.
- Demand-controlled ventilation systems.
- Enhanced duct protection during construction.
- Stair-use promotion via increased lighting and artwork.
- 500+ bicycle storage racks and tenant-shower facilities, with close proximity to transit.
Mechanical / Plumbing
- HVAC designed to handle 100 sf per person on a typical office floor and 75 sf per person on a podium floor.
- Ability to provide after-hours HVAC on an individual floor-by-floor basis.
- 29 zones per typical tower floor and 64 zones per high-density floor to provide efficient diversity.
- Chilled water taps provided for tenant 24-hour supplemental cooling needs.
- Building designed to code + 1 washroom capacity for maximum densification ability (designed for 100 sf per person on a typical office floor and 70 sf per person on a podium floor).
- Office/High-Density floor ventilation (outdoor air) = 20 CFM per person.
- Bay Park: a one-acre-plus park for tenant use.
- First class fitness facility.
- Dedicated conference centre.
- Free Wi-Fi in all building amenity areas including park.
- Distributed antenna system for reliable cellular coverage.
- Collaborative space.
- Market-style food court connected to Bay Park.
- Fine-dining outlets.
- VIP entrance and black-car staging on parking level 1.
- Showers and change-room facility (14 per gender).
Electrical / Lighting
- Dual feeds from Toronto Hydro Substation for maximum reliability.
- Occupancy- and daylight-harvesting sensors provided on all floors.
- High-efficiency tenant lighting providing 40 candles at desktop height.
- Provision for two additional 500 kW generators available for tenant use.
- Typical tower floors supplied with 6.0 watts per sf.
- High-density floors supplied with 8.5 watts per sf.
CCTV surveillance located throughout all common areas and entry points 24/7 card access and staffed onsite security.