With The RAW Potsdam – Friedrich-Engels-Strasse in 14473 Potsdam – an exciting new era begins along the railroad line at Potsdam’s main station and offers the perfect connection to public transport. A well-known location reinvents itself and becomes a communicative hub for work, life, lifestyle, leisure and culture.


The innovative and futuristic architecture creates an arc from yesterday to tomorrow – in harmony with the working world of today and tomorrow. The RAW Potsdam is tailored to the needs of innovative companies and offers a high-quality, intelligently planned environment for safe working spaces and plenty of open space.


A smart building infrastructure and digital connectivity form the new urban hub with dynamism, openness, mobility; networking, community as well as mindfulness for people and resources. Numerous e-charging stations, bicycle and car parking spaces ensure unrestricted mobility in urban city life.

Smart Spaces

use concept

The RAW Potsdam offers everything companies need to start and grow their business. State-of-the-art space planning, building technology, fiber optic connections, SD WAN and smart building solutions enable a state-of-the-art utilization concept with flexible and innovative work, lecture, commercial and catering space.

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The renovation and restoration of the elaborate historic existing facades and the development of the two new buildings are in line with the goals of modern construction. Careful use of resources and energy, as well as attention to economic and human needs, are the basis of The Raw Potsdam’s planning and execution.

Smart service

The RAW Potsdam offers a multilingual reception service, a central mail and parcel office, storage space (individual and temporary), access and security systems, event space, tax consulting and payroll, travel booking center, coffee and conference catering, in short: everything needed for a successful business.


The bright and modern design by the award-winning architectural firm J.Mayer.H und Partner blends uniquely into the industrial landscape of the landmarked The RAW Potsdam site.

The team of architects was selected in an international competition. Ethical standards and social integration go hand in hand with contextual and aesthetic impact. A high quality of stay is ensured by the intelligent design: Temperature control of the existing hall thanks to “climatic buffer zones” and natural lighting through 3-meter clear room heights.

Situated close to the high-voltage power supply and the district heating line As a technically highly equipped all-round package, The RAW Potsdam is a conscious, sustainable commercial provider in the greater Berlin area. The fast, effective and secure data traffic thanks to the fiber optic line along the tracks also makes The RAW Potsdam an excellently functioning digital spot.

A place with history


1st railroad connection of Prussia between Potsdam and Berlin: “Royal Railway” to the present Potsdamer Platz to Berlin.


The workshop is renamed the “Reichsbahnausbesserungswerk
RAW for short.


Construction of the approx. 10,000 sqm NEW HALL. This is characterized by clear forms and is still celebrated for this decades later.


The RAW grows to 2,000 employees. By 1939, it is Potsdam’s largest industrial plant.


The RAW in Potsdam celebrates its 150th anniversary.


After the fall of the Berlin Wall, operations were gradually reduced and operated under the name of Deutsche Bahn’s “DB Regio-Werk” until it was completely discontinued.


Construction of the new main station and demolition of the Ringlock shed. The NEW HALL and parts of the historic depot are listed buildings.


The RAW Potsdam GmbH is founded.


Bird's eye


New Hall & new building


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