Siemens Mobility gives new life to former Macy’s department store site in Pittsburgh


Friday, August 2, 2019 10:08 am EDT


  • 10-year lease on a new 50,000 sq. ft. office space
  • Will co-locate Pittsburgh’s engineering and research and development teams


After steadily growing its presence in Pittsburgh for more than three decades, Siemens Mobility announced its latest local investment further reinforcing its commitment to the community.  The organization has signed a 10-year lease on a new 50,000 sq. ft. space on the waterfront - the former Macy’s department store on Bridge Street.


The new office space will house employees from Siemens Mobility’s two existing sites in Pittsburgh: The Linden Avenue Research and Development (R&D) Facility in East Pittsburgh, and engineering, R&D staff, and executives from their Munhall facility on Waterfront Drive. The facility will now be the new headquarters for Siemens Mobility in Pittsburgh, consisting of executive management, engineering and R&D. It will include room for growth of these teams. Siemens Mobility’s Pittsburgh manufacturing operations will remain at the nearby Munhall facility. 


“As someone who calls Pittsburgh home, I am proud that Siemens Mobility is giving new life to a former retail space and playing a small role in the city’s revitalization,” said John Paljug, CEO of Siemens Mobility, Mobility Management in North America.  “Pittsburgh provides great access to world-class engineering talent, and with its commitment to sustainability and growth provides a healthy and prosperous quality of life to attract talent from other areas, too.”  


Pittsburgh is a key engineering and talent hub for Siemens Mobility’s rail infrastructure business, and an important part of the company’s ongoing growth strategy.  Currently, Siemens Mobility’s facilities in Pittsburgh deliver intelligent infrastructure solutions, including freight and passenger rail signaling and communications products.  The company is providing Positive Train Control (PTC) to support major railroads as they work to install the signal enforcement system that will lead to more efficient train control, as mandated by the Federal Rail Safety Improvement Act. 


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Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG. As a leader in transport solutions for more than 160 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating its portfolio in its core areas of rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, turnkey systems, intelligent traffic systems as well as related services. With digitalization, Siemens Mobility is enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire lifecycle, enhance passenger experience and guarantee availability. In fiscal year 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, the former Siemens Mobility Division posted revenue of €8.8 billion and had around 34,200 employees worldwide. Further information is available at:



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