No, 007 isn’t working for Research In Motion. Though, if he were, the company might not be taking a beating at the moment. However, some time ago, there were whispers of a ‘project GoldenEye’. No, RIM isn’t trying to take over the world with a satellite capable of shooting a death-dealing EMP (but that’d be pretty badass if they were!).

In fact, the project GoldenEye was rumored to be a big server cloud facility with military-grade specs. Nevertheless, a new mystery building resembling such rumors has finally been erected and “A number of people from varying business units are housed there,” says Rebecca Freiburger, corporate communications manager at RIM.

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The mystery building isn’t close to RIM’s main Waterloo campus at Phillip and Columbia streets. The new building is a three-story brick building with large windows and a glass atrium looms amid the trees of nearby Laurel Creek. The building is unmarked with any company information and is a bit secluded. Freiburger says, “It was decided a sign was unnecessary as there isn’t a need for visitors to know its location.”

Although, the Colliers International’s office market report for the first quarter of 2012 gives a clue that the 7,340-square-metre building was meant to be RIM’s headquarters. John Lind, a commercial real estate agent with the local Colliers office, says “I did hear it was supposed to be an executive office or think tank, but I don’t think its use has ever been clearly defined.”

What do you think this new building could be? Will the 560 Westmount building be RIM’s new headquarters, a think-tank, or the illusive server farm rumored to be called project GoldenEye?

via TheRecord