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Height: To Tip
275 m / 902 ft
Height: Architectural
275 m / 902 ft
Scotia Tower Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Tower GFA
148,658 m² / 1,600,141 ft²
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Scotia Tower
Other Names Scotia Plaza
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Canada
City Toronto
Street Address & Map 40 King Street West
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
Energy Label LEED Gold
Construction Start 1985
Completion 1988
Official Website Scotia Plaza
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #153 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #29 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #3 Tallest in Canada
City Ranking #3 Tallest in Toronto

Companies Involved

Owner Dundee REIT; H&R REIT
Developer Campeau Corporation; Olympia & York
Design The Webb Zerafa Menkes Housden Partnership
Structural Engineer
Design Quinn Dressel Associates
Engineer of Record Hidi Rae Consulting Engineers Inc.
Main Contractor PCL Constructions Eastern
Other Consultant
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Elevator Schindler

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Research: Canada Grows Taller
Dec 2012 – CTBUH Research

Research Papers

Tall Buildings in Numbers: Canada Grows Taller
Dec 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue IV