July 18, 2018

Empire State Realty Trust Adds Popular Retail Amenities

Empire State Realty Trust Adds Popular Retail Amenities

NEW YORK CITY, July 18, 2018 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) has signed long-term leases with Maui Onion Poke Bar at 501 Seventh Avenue and Made Man Barbershop at 1400 Broadway.

Maui Onion delivers authentic Hawaiian dishes crafted with fresh ingredients to customers on-the-go. Made Man Barbershop, the trendy men’s hairstylist recently featured in GQ, Vanity Fair, New York Times, and Men’s Health, blends the classic comforts of the past with the contemporary hairstyling of today.

Maui Onion and Made Man Barbershop join Maison Kayser, Urban Outfitters, Shake Shack, Rituals, Doc Marten, Chipotle, and others in a neighborhood that has become abundant with retail amenities.

“We’ve curated a great mix of popular retailers that has dramatically changed the neighborhood,” said Thomas P. Durels, Executive Vice President, Real Estate for ESRT. “Maui Onion is a popular healthy concept, and Made Man Barbershop is the latest hip stylist; both are perfect additions to the neighborhood.”

Jack Khaski of Kassin Sabbagh Realty represented Maui Onion, and Marc Sitt of Kassin Sabbagh Realty represented Made Man Barbershop, in the lease negotiations. Fred C. Posniak and Shanae Ursini represented ESRT.

About Empire State Realty Trust

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world’s most famous building. Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of March 31, 2018, consisting of 9.4 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 700,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.

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