In the heart of Waterloo’s Idea Quarter, Factory Square is the focal point of this new innovation hub.
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David Johnston Research + Technology Park
Designed to foster radical innovation, these grounds are home to some of the world’s most forward-thinking organizations. Talk about having good neighbours!
Light Rail Train (LRT)
With an LRT stop steps away from the main doors, Factory Square is the ultimate transit-oriented workplace. Just 9 minutes from Uptown Waterloo and 16 minutes from Downtown Kitchener – employees can access two city centers in mere minutes.
The Idea Quarter
Home to world changing ideas, the Idea Quarter Waterloo is a focal point for academia, business and industry. Put down your roots in this innovation hub where leading technology companies including, Stantec, the Accelerator Centre, OpenText and Magnet Forensics all call the Idea Quarter home.
University of Waterloo
A stone’s throw from the University of Waterloo. Offering the world’s largest co-op program with over 18,000 co-op students each year and labeled the most innovative university in Canada, U of W’s close proximity to Factory Square is a tech recruiter’s dream location.
Wilfrid Laurier University
Factory Square puts not one, but two world-renowned universities at your doorstep. Wilfrid Laurier University is home to Canada’s largest business co-op program and The Laurier Lazaridis School of Business.
Minutes from the highway, Factory Square is conveniently located for any commute.
For staff who prefer to drive to the office, Factory Square is located close to the expressway and offers ample free parking for all tenants and employees.