SUSTAINABILITY AT EMPIRE STATE REALTY TRUST
Our environmental sustainability program provides leadership and sets standards in innovation and technology. We focus on quantifiable improvement in energy efficiency, water efficiency, recycling, and waste diversion. ESRT’s cutting-edge work in energy efficiency, for the benefit of our tenants and the environment, is recognized worldwide.
PERSPECTIVE FOR TODAY, PERFORMANCE FOR TOMORROW
Empire State Realty Trust is a self-managed REIT that operates a portfolio of office, retail, and multifamily properties within Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area – including the Empire State Building, the World’s Most Famous Building. As the leader in Sustainability and Energy Efficiency, with a focus on ROI-driven investment, ESRT’s commitment to Indoor Environment Quality and is unmatched.
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Empire State Realty Trust Announces ESRT Bees
It’s official – ESRT has welcomed its tiniest tenants! Empire State Realty Trust installed four honeybee hives at four different buildings in its New York City portfolio – including at the world-famous Empire State Building – as part of its continued sustainability initiatives. The installation and maintenance are in partnership with Alvéole, an urban beekeeping company.Learn More
Empire State Realty Trust Reaches Carbon Neutrality for Commercial Portfolio
ESRT has officially achieved carbon neutrality for its 9.9 million square foot commercial portfolio through a combination of its industry leadership in building energy efficiency retrofit work and a new, three-year agreement with 18 Reserves and ACT to support the preservation of close to 9,000 acres of biodiverse forest that will offset 100% of its non-electric fossil fuel usage. ESRT’s continued leadership in sustainability and energy efficiency has already reduced greenhouse gas emissions at the Empire State Building by 54% and the entire commercial portfolio by 43%.
ESRT TurnKey Suites
Easy, convenient, cost-effective Pre-Built solutions. Let our full-service relocation team take care of everything to make your client’s space move-in ready. Whether it’s architectural design, furniture, IT services, move consultants, and more – ESRT TurnKey Suites create a more efficient, tenant-friendly experience.
2021 Annual Sustainability Report
As industry leaders for more than a decade, we share our processes and our work freely with experts, our industry, and the government. We are excited to share our inaugural Sustainability Report to highlight our work and plans to continue to set the standard for sustainability in real estate.
Empire Building Playbook for Deep Energy Retrofits
Co-developed with NYSERDA, the industry leading deep-energy retrofit at the Empire State Building served as a blueprint for the Empire Building Playbook, and demonstrated what is possible within the built environment to reduce carbon emissions. Since this groundbreaking retrofit, the Empire State Building has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 54 percent and counting.
Rare Contiguous Block Now Available at the Empire State Building
Welcome to the new ESB. ESB is an icon towering above all icons. A one-of-a-kind beacon of ingenuity and incredible invention. With modern infrastructure and curated experiences, we’ve reimagined what it means to be a part of this globally recognized skyscraper in Manhattan.
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