Siemens Mobility has announced plans to move its Berlin development and production site from Treptow to Adlershof, where a new 26,420 square metre facility is currently being built.
Located at Germany’s biggest science and technology park, which is also home to Berlin Space Technologies and the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, the new building will provide 15,000sqm of office space in addition to production and storage facilities.
A 65-year leasehold has been agreed between BEOS and the State of Berlin, with BEOS assuming all responsibility for the construction project.
Siemens believes that the move from Treptow to Aldershof underscores its commitment to the German capital. It’s had a development department with roughly 150 employees in the area for over 25 years and this will be integrated into the new building, which will become home to a total of 1,200 employees.
“We're giving the thumbs-up to Berlin Adlershof by investing a double-digit million sum in our future at this location.
“This strategic decision is based not least on the business prospects offered by Germany’s major digital rail infrastructure project.
“The new building will give us the ideal conditions in which to develop and produce the innovative rail technology required to digitalise rail both in Germany and around the globe. Our employees can look forward to exciting projects in a modern working environment.”
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