SAP Canada has announced a new investment in Montreal to co-locate its existing offices in the city to a brand-new 65,000 square feet space at 5 Place Ville Marie and add 30 employees to its team.
This is the first SAP office in the company’s global network to be purpose-built for the future of work and will be a demand-driven space to accommodate the future of work in a post-pandemic world.
Further signaling SAP’s investment in Montreal, the new Place Ville Marie office will also include the creation of a new engineering unit, to work on SAP’s Consumer Industry Cloud, which builds custom technology solutions for more than two dozen industries globally.
This investment will immediately create 30 net new positions, bringing the total headcount for SAP Montreal to 1,000 employees. More growth is expected throughout 2021.
“SAP has a deep history in Montreal, and we recognize the city as a global innovation hub with incredible talent and tech ecosystem,” says Cindy Fagen, Managing Director, SAP Labs Canada.
“With this new office in the city, we are cementing our position as one of the Montreal’s leading employers and a key player in Canada’s growing digital economy. The new office will be designed to support our people with a space that enhances productivity, innovation and collaboration. Globally, SAP is looking to this new Montreal facility as a visionary workspace model from which to draw inspiration for other offices around the world.”
Montréal International, Greater Montreal’s economic promotion agency, is working with SAP Canada on its expansion.
“2021 is starting strong! SAP’s project is a great example of the key role foreign businesses play in driving economic growth in the region, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Such investments will create highly qualified jobs in Montreal’s downtown core, as well as contribute to support the existing business ecosystems and the area’s commercial recovery. Since 2018, Montréal International has assisted more than 100 foreign investment projects in Montréal’s downtown core, for a total of more than 3 billion dollars, creating some 12,000 new jobs,” said Stéphane Paquet, President and CEO of Montréal International.
Designed by renowned Sid Lee Architecture, the new office will address the realities of work in a post-pandemic world. Through the construction of the new office, SAP is creating a new kind of flexible environment that accommodates the new reality of work.
Construction at Place Ville Marie is already ongoing with an expected move-in date of September, 2021. Those interested in applying to any open roles at SAP Montreal can do so at SAP Careers.
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